Green Bonds: A Mechanism for Bridging the Adaptation Gap?
Green bonds are often referred to as a potential contributor to filling the adaptation finance gap, specifically in terms of channelling private sector finance to adaptation. Less discussed, however, are the roles they play or could play in financing adaptation to meet those aims.
Institutional investors as drivers of sustainability-related bonds
Engagement by the financial sector is seen as essential to society’s ability to cope with growing stresses on welfare systems and the demands presented in the United Nation’s 17 Sustainability Development Goals or SDGs.
A Legal Analysis of Terms and Conditions for Green Bonds
The global financial system needs to be aligned with the energy transition to a low-carbon future. Green bonds, i.e. bonds specifically earmarked to be used for climate and environmental projects, issued by public and private issuers are important for funding climate and sustainable projects.
A Swedish market for sustainability-related and socially labelled bonds: Institutional investors as drivers
This SSE Working Paper examines the role that Swedish institutional investors might play in the development of a Swedish market for sustainability-related and socially labelled bonds.
Are green bonds funding the transition? Investigating the link between companies’ climate targets and green debt financing
This new study by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm Sustainable Finance investigates whether green bond issuers are using green debt to manage their transition risk.