October 20, 2021
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How capital markets can help sustainable financing agenda

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How capital markets can help sustainable financing agenda


Summary

  • There is need for the capital markets to step up and mobilise the much-needed support to scale up financing of green investments.
  • Indeed, the creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation funded by capital markets should be the driving force behind a globally green and sustainable economy.
  • Fortunately, sustainable development issues do not arise from a lack of financial capital.

An estimated $4 trillion in annual investment is required for developing countries to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 according to the World Bank. Most green investments are financed through pure equity and bank credit.

There is need for the capital markets to step up and mobilise the much-needed support to scale up financing of green…

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