Integrating Gender Considerations in Green Bonds
Applying a gender lens across all-new sustainable bond issues represents a significant opportunity for advancing gender equality. Total new issuance of sustainable bonds (green, social, sustainability, and sustainability-linked bonds) was worth USD 532.3 billion globally in 2020, which is almost 70 times the size of all outstanding gender-lens investments today across asset classes. This article focuses on how to scale up gender-smart financing through mainstreaming gender considerations in all-new sustainable bond issues.
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