Green Bonds and the Development of a 2°C Finance

Zoe Knight Directrice de la stratégie face au changement climatique, HSBC. Contact : zoe.knightshsbcib.com.


It is difficult to allocate capital consistent with ensuring that temperature will rise to less than 2°C as agreed in Copenhagen in 2010. However, a combination of factors are aligning and may provide the right environment for 2°C finance (the financing of a 2°C world) to gain momentum. The development of green bonds is a prime example of this shift.


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