Ford and Microsoft among $1bn green bond investors

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Second bond launched by World Bank-backed International Finance Corporation to fund climate smart projects is heavily over-subscribed

Ford and Microsoft were among investors in a $1bn green bond launched this week to support "climate smart" investments in emerging markets. It marks the second billion-dollar green bond transaction...

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