Americas

“Chile obtains historically low rates in debut green bond issue” – BN Americas – June 17, 2019

In a press released issued by its Ministry of Finance, Chile announced that it had “issued its first sovereign green bond in dollars due in 2050 for US $ 1,418 million, establishing a new benchmark in that market. The Minister of Finance, Felipe Larraín, highlighted the operation and its results and noted that ‘the issuance of […]

“Fair Trade USA Raises the Bar for Cocoa Farmers” – 3BL Media – June 11, 2019

In a press release distributed by 3BL Media on June 11, 2019 Fair Trade USA, “the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, announced that it will increase its minimum price and premium for cocoa by 20 percent as of October 1, 2019 to move farmers closer to a living income and reduce the extreme poverty and child labor that is prevalent in […]