Green bonds: Mounting concerns temper growth hopes on 10th anniversary

The green bond market will continue to grow as interest in sustainability issues increases in the financial sector, Swedish pension fund AP2 says after 10 years as a green bond investor. Meanwhile, the Financial Times says the green bond market is now facing its first real test.

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In November 2008, Swedish pension fund Andra AP-fonden (AP2) participated in the World Bank's first green bond issue, becoming one of the pioneers. Since then, the proportion of green bonds has gradually grown, and since 2016 green bonds represent a strategic asset class for the fund. As a result, its green bond portfolio is expected to grow further, the AP2 predicts.

This week, AP2 published a report to give an overview of the fund's green bond portfolio and the investments in environmental initiatives and projects.

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