Tokenised green bonds: How technology can help finance assets that are good for the planet

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In the face of the current climate crisis, we have seen financial institutions, corporations and sovereigns increasingly turn to green bonds to raise the capital required to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

But how do green bonds help achieve positive environmental impact while also earning a return? Here is how they can help us meet both financial and environmental goals, and the technology that can help us achieve these faster. First, it is important to understand green bonds. These are fixed income financial instruments that entities issue to finance projects and operations. They are akin to traditional bonds, but what sets green bonds apart is that they are specifically intended to fund or refinance green projects - projects that are positive for the environment. These bonds can be u...

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