From happy hippies to tenacious traders?
Welcome to conscious capitalism
Talk of caring for the environment may have once conjured up images of happy hippies huddled together around a campfire or doggedly scaling tall buildings. But, as green goes mainstream, that image may soon be replaced by… bond traders?
Next time you’re at a dinner table with a mix of traders, financiers and environmental activists and fearing an uncomfortable silence, you may want to turn the conversation to green bonds. First issued by the EIB in 2007, this unconventional—and increasingly promising—financial instrument is emerging as definitive proof that something a little bit magical happens when the worlds of finance and environmental do-gooding collide.
Inside Magazine issue 12, June 2016
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