Saturday, 8 July 2017

Trump is wrong! The Green Bond Boom!

Source: "Apple Issues a Second Green Bond to Finance Clean Energy", 13th June 2017, by Alex Webb

Alex Webb reported, "(...) While companies in recent years have issued tens of billions of dollars in green bonds for projects that cut global-warming emissions, the size of Apple’s first issuance fueled speculation that other companies would follow. Its latest one comes less than two weeks after President Donald Trump decided to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, an international pact to curb greenhouse-gas emissions signed by almost 200 countries. “Leadership from the business community is essential to address the threat of climate change,” Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, said in the statement. (...)"

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