Debt issuers wonder if ESG label is worth it as skepticism spreads

Investing in sustainable debt may not be worth the risk of being accused of greenwashing according to some managers.
Photo: Siemens Gamesa
Photo: Siemens Gamesa
by natasha white and greg ritchie, bloomberg

Bond issuers appear to be reviewing the merits of tapping the ESG debt market, based on an assessment that the lower financing costs the label generally brings aren’t worth the risk of being exposed to greenwash accusations.

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