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“Symbiotics launches USD 6.75 million (INR 506,250,000) Social Bond with Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited in India – Symbiotics – August 27, 2020

In a press release distributed on August 4, 2020 Symbiotics reported that it “has arranged a Social Bond, raising USD 6.75 million in local currency (INR 506,250,000) for Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited (“Samunnati”), a non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India. This bond is issued via Symbiotics’ sponsored bond issuance platform (Micro, Small […]

“MSCI launches climate change indexes for China stocks” – Nasdaq – August 18, 2020

On August 18, 2020 Nasdaq reported that “MSCI published two climate change indexes on Tuesday that allow investors in China stocks to lean toward companies with lower carbon emissions. The move represents MSCI’s MSCI.N efforts to promote environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards in China, where the government seeks a difficult balance between reducing pollution and sustaining […]