World Bank Launches Financial Instrument to Expand Funding for Sustainable Development Goals – The World Bank – March 9, 2017

In a press release distributed on March 9, 2017 the World Bank announced it has issued bonds linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The bonds were arranged by BNP Paribas – through its “SDGs Everyone” initiative – and sold to institutional investors in France and Italy.  The proceeds of Euro 136 million […]

Five Questions about Financial Inclusion – Special Interview with Dr. Ascanio Graziosi, Rome, Italy – August 26, 2016

On occasion, Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, the 21st in the special interview series, is about financial inclusion and is with Dr. Ascanio Graziosi, author of the e-book entitled, “Financial Inclusion:  Give […]