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SDG bonds: private funds, public goals

Capital markets have become a driving force in the race towards a sustainable future, and political leaders have taken note. Since entering the market for environmental, social and governance (ESG) bonds in 2012, governments at all levels have raised a total of $240bn according to the Climate Bonds Initiative. Now, they have a specialised funding tool dedicated to tackling the Sustainable Development Goals.

January 10, 2022

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