“Drought-Riven Chile Makes World First in Environmental Bonds” – Bloomberg – March 2, 2022

On March 2, 2022 Bloomberg reported that “Chile issued bonds tied to sustainability goals, the first nation in the world to do so, as the country wracked by a decade-long drought looks to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and obtain cheap financing. The government sold $2 billion in dollar-denominated, sustainability-linked bonds maturing in 20 years, according to […]

“Symbiotics launches USD 6.5 million Social Bond in Ecuador with Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fernando Daquilema” – Symbiotics – January 13, 2022

In a press release distributed on January 13, 2022 Symbiotics reported that it “has arranged a USD 6.5 million Social Bond for Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fernando Daquilema (“Daquilema”). With the issuance of this Social Bond, Daquilema reinforces its commitment to serve indigenous communities providing credit to support micro enterprises, entrepreneurship and thus foster […]