Looking forward to a recovery with ‘green collar’ jobs (Columbia Threadneedle)


    by Simon Bond, Director of Responsible Investment Portfolio Management, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

    Supranationals and government agencies were among the leading issuers of Covid-19 response bonds in 2020. The volume of newly issued debt based on environmental, social and governance principles reached $520 billion for 2020, up by more than $215 billion from 2019.

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    More countries look likely to commit themselves to zero carbon emissions targets, as well as frameworks for achieving this and new regulations. A competitive tension is building as countries want to make sure they do not get left behind.

    Both governments and the bond market will channel funds into a green recovery in 2021. Notably, the EU is raising €100 billion to aid countries hit hard by Covid

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