Fixed Income Investing in Climate Solutions

Publication date: 
June, 2015

As both investors and grantmakers, philanthropic foundations have a major opportunity to support the growing market for green bonds. For foundations focused on pressing environmental issues such as climate change, water, energy, and conservation, green bonds can be natural mission-related investments that mobilize a fuller array of philanthropic assets to expand the impact of often limited grantmaking dollars.

In order to help the philanthropic community navigate this rapidly evolving market, this paper provides an overview of green bonds, tailored to the specific concerns of foundations, particularly those grappling with the challenges and opportunities of fossil-fuel divestment.

Resource type: 
Topic(s): 
Funding Area: