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Green bonds: What are they and how do you choose the right ones?

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The Albanese government is getting ready to launch Australia’s first sovereign green bonds, which are designed to fund public net-zero projects.

As with all new green bond issuances, investors will be looking to make a good return and a positive impact.

When it comes to positive impact, investors should be looking “additionality” in the projects funded by Albo's green bonds, say Pendal’s head of credit and sustainable strategies George Bishay and ESG credit analyst Murray Ackman.

In other words, projects that bring about real step-change.

Here George and Murray explain more about green bonds and what investors should be looking for.  



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