Other countries and funds have experimented with green bonds, but France's issue Tuesday was exceptional in its size and duration
French President Francois Hollande speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU Summit in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. European Union leaders met in a separate session Thursday evening without Prime Minister Theresa May as they try to chart the way ahead with an EU of 27 members without Britain. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys), photo: AP/Olivier Matthys
24 of January 2017 17:10:05
PARIS – France has issued a record 7 billion euros ($7.5 billion) in so-called green treasury bonds, a boost to efforts to generate investment in clean energy.