Senior Thematic Analyst, Responsible Investment and Director of Responsible Investment, Portfolio Management
Coronavirus sparks a social shift in the bond market
The coronavirus is a social issue that has brought unprecedented disruption to societies and is impacting the wellbeing of the world’s population. Capital markets are responding to this challenge with more than $9 billion of social bonds issued in the past three weeks, all from supranational entities. However, more can be done, and this presents a great opportunity for governments to follow suit.