A bond for the planet: 10 years of EIB's Climate Awareness Bonds
- Jun 12, 2017
Back in 2007 the European Union launched its plan to fight climate change. At the EU bank, we needed an idea to mobilise the force of capital markets for a good end: raise money for green projects. This is how the world's first Green Bonds, which we called Climate Awareness Bonds, were born. "What Green Bonds bring to the market is transparency," says Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova Responsible Investment in this video. Discover in images some of the projects financed and what difference Green Bonds can make for a healthier planet.