Sustainability-linked Bonds: A new way to finance COVID-19 stimulus

Sustainability-linked bonds can play an important role in allocating capital toward COVID-19-related relief or recovery measures. With infection rates still stubbornly high in many countries, it has become clear that mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19 will require ambitious stimulus measures and spending. This is where COVID-19 bonds have a vital role to play, given their ability...Read more »

Financing COVID-19 Stimulus: Will high levels of public debt come back to haunt us?

As the Task Force for a Resilient Recovery begins work on low-carbon, resilient pathways for post-COVID-19 recovery, it’s worth taking a step back to examine how stimulus spending is actually financed and what patterns are emerging from the design and implementation of such packages in Europe, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. The majority of COVID-related stimulus financing...Read more »