GREEN FINANCING THROUGH GREEN BONDS: (ISSUES AND INITIATIVES BY CORPORATE AND BANKS IN INDIA IN RAISING FINANCE FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS)

Publication Date : 02/01/2021


Author(s) :

VIDYA TELANG.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 6
,
Issue 1
(01 - 2021)



Abstract :

Green Bonds can be defined as securities issued for raising debt finance the proceeds of which are utilized for financing such projects which are hundred percent green in nature or are environmentally sustainable. Under the present scenario Green Bonds have emerged as a very viable way of linking the capital markets to the climate change issues. Currently India is next only to China as far as emerging green bond market is concerned. The study attempts to understand the role of Indian banks and the corporate sector in raising finance through issue of Green Bonds which is an integral part of Green Financing. It also aims to understand the barriers and challenges leading to slow growth of issue green bonds in Indian financial markets.


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