Knight & Mackenzie Partners of Tokyo today announced its commitment to the Green Bonds sector by announcing it will invest a minimum of $10m by the end of 2017.
Online PR News – 16-May-2017 – TOKYO – Green Bonds are fixed income securities designed to raise capital to finance the low carbon environment. The sector has grown significantly in recent years, and Knight & Mackenzie Partners have researched thoroughly the environmental credentials of the proposed investment portfolio.
Knight & Mackenzie Partners’ Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ketsu Tanaka commented on the commitment saying "The Green Bond sector is a fast-growing and powerful example of how quickly its growing. Knight & Mackenzie Partners commitment to a rigorous approach to what is green makes them a model in the green bonds space. We believe our commitment will encourage other global corporations to step up."
"The participation of strategic investors in the Green Bond market will continue to bring scale and diversity to the market and help mobilise more capital for climate-friendly projects. At the current rate of growth, the total Green Bonds market could surpass $40 billion in 2017”, said Ketsu Tanaka, Chief Financial Officer of Knight & Mackenzie Partners.
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