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LONDON: 20/03/2018 00:00 GMT: In opening remarks to a global green bonds conference, international climate leader Christiana Figueres has called on cities, governments and corporations to commit to the use of green bonds for infrastructure investment programs.

Speaking to participants from over 55 nations at the Climate Bonds Initiative annual conference in London, the former UN Climate Chief & Convenor of Mission 2020 unveiled a new campaign have public and corporate capital expenditure programs increasingly aligned with climate and emissions goals. more

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UN Climate Newsroom, 20 March 2018 - The Green Bond Pledge is a new initiative that seeks to have cities, public authorities and world’s largest corporates commit to increased use of green bond finance to ensure new infrastructure meets the challenges of climate change and contributes to the accelerated transformation of the economy that is necessary and achievable by 2020. The Pledge involves a simple declaration with broad and far-reaching impact.