“IFC invests $325m in green bond fund for emerging markets” – Financial Times – April 21, 2017

On April 21, 2017 the Financial Times reported that “IFC has partnered with Amundi, Europe’s largest listed asset manager, with the aim of raising up to $2bn from other international investors to create the biggest green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets to date.”

According to the article, “’This fund will essentially create a green bond market where there was none,’ said Philippe Le Houérou, chief executive of the IFC.

He added that the IFC would create a dedicated team to provide training and technical support to financial institutions in emerging markets and that dozens of banks in developing countries had already been identified as potential partners.”

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