A Healthy Demand for Green Bonds Seems Sustainable

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A Healthy Demand for Green Bonds Seems Sustainable

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.@NorthernTrust @MamadouAbouSarr discusses the demand for green bonds http://bit.ly/1WFipQv via @TheStreet #sustainability

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 11:00am

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The demand for green bonds is not just taking root, it is blossoming, says Mamadou-Abou Sarr, head of ESG, or environmental, social and governance investing, at Northern Trust Asset Management  (NTRS - Get Report) . 

"Green bonds were a mostly quasi-government opportunity in the past few years set up to meet demand from dedicated ESG-focused investors, but this is no longer the case," says Sarr. "Amid increased appetite for responsible investment opportunities, the range of issuers has widened considerably, with banks, corporates and municipals raising capital to fund environmentally focused projects." 

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Keywords: Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Environment | Green Bonds | Northern Trust | sustainability

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