The territory's green bond volumes are rising, but it could spur demand by encouraging more investor education and cutting some red tape for insurers, say debt experts.
Amundi is launching the world’s largest emerging markets green bond fund with IFC. Here's what it could achieve.
Put off by the track record of some of these products, the French insurer is seeking other ways to play the ESG theme.
China’s green bond market to gain government support after Party Congress, as President Xi Jinping reaffirms green commitment.
The global market for green bonds has expanded rapidly, however the involvement of the private sector in emerging markets remains limited, and this has curbed funding for climate-smart developments, according to Amundi.
But investors in Europe and the US have stricter criteria than their Chinese counterparts as to what constitutes a green bond.