World Bank Launches 10-Year SDG Bond

With investors and other market participants increasingly using the SDGs as a framework for investment, the World Bank considers the Global Sustainable Development Bond an opportunity to align financial and social objectives. The ten-year Bond raised EUR 1.5 billion from institutional investors to finance the Bank’s sustainable development activities. The SDGs highlighted by the Bond – Goals 2, 5, 13 and 16 – align with Ireland’s focus areas for development.

Source: World Bank Launches 10-Year SDG Bond | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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