IA issues UK Government with green gilt wish list

First issuance expected this year

Mike Sheen
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IA issues UK Government with green gilt wish list

The Investment Association (IA) has urged the UK Government to ensure clear guidelines and strong reporting standards in its planned issuance of the nation’s first green sovereign bonds, as part of a host of priorities outlined on behalf of its membership.

In a report published this morning (26 March), the IA said green gilts, which are intended to tackle climate change, fund infrastructure projects and create green jobs, should be held to the strict standard...

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