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Investor rigour key to green bonds success

last modified Jan 14, 2015 04:37 PM
5 June 2014 – A Financial Times letter penned by the Chair of CISL’s Investment Leaders Group emphasises the critical link between investor rigour and the success of the green bond market.


Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova, highlights the need for investors to be rigorous in demanding proof of the environmental benefits of investments. Welcoming the green bond principles, Mr Zaouati argues that engagement by responsible investors will strengthen the integrity of the market and build trust between savers, businesses and financial markets.

Read the full letter here (subscription required).

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Investment Leaders Group members. Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

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Kajetan Czyz, Senior Programme Manager, Investment Leaders Group