In the third installment of a thought leadership series published by Environmental Finance, our own Phil Ludvigsen offers insight on ways to manage risks that are specific to the green bond market.

 

“The number one reason cited by investors to consider externalities, such as environmental impacts, is to help manage their long-term investment risks1. Green investments, such as green bonds, carry their own unique risks – some of these were identified in the first article of the series. The following focuses on managing – and thus minimising – these risks.

 

Greenwashing Risks

The most common form of greenwashing is when environmental claims are made without verified supporting evidence. The best way to manage greenwashing risks is through transparency and independent third-party verification….”

 

Check out the full article here!

 

First Environment contact:

Phillip Ludvigsen, PhD

pludvigsen@firstenvironment.com