There is significant interest in green bonds in the Nordic countries and the Netherlands, but investors remain concerned about potential greenwashing, a recent study on green bond investing concludes.
"The fact that issuers self-label their green bonds makes it imperative for investors to carry out their own in-depth research and not rely solely on the label," the study conducted by Danish investment consultancy Kirstein and NN Investment Partners states.
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