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The money is there to fight climate change

Winds of change: The trillions of dollars needed for a low-carbon future are within reach Image: REUTERS/Nikolaj Skydsgaard

Valerie Smith

Director and Global Head of Corporate Sustainability, Citi


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The green bond market could raise $1 trillion per year by 2020 Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Note: ABS/MBS stands for asset-back securities and mortgage-backed securities. ‘Gov agencies’ are government agencies. Bonds issued in other currencies are converted to USD using the exchange rate on the day of issue. Corporations are non-financial corporate issues. Image: Bllomberg

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