Creating the future green market in developing countries
Amundi Planet Emerging Green One is the first initiative of a partnership between IFC and Amundi aimed at deepening local capital markets and expanding climate investments with a strategy dedicated to investing in green bonds issued by financial institutions active in emerging markets.
Jean-Marie Masse, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation, and Frédéric Samama, Co-Head of Institutional Clients Coverage, give an update on the green bond market and the rationale for IFC selecting Amundi as a partner. They further elaborate on the challenges for investors to invest into emerging markets and access to green finance opportunities.
Announced at the 2017 World Bank Spring Meeting, the IFC/Amundi partnership is an innovative platform and a pragmatic approach to unlocking institutional investors’ capital flows for climate finance in developing countries.
02 | With applied expertise
Combining deep expertise in both asset management and private sector development in emerging markets this new platform aims to raise institutional investor capital to help developing countries achieve long-term sustainable growth.
03 | Fostering green finance
Strategy designed to stimulate demand and supply of green bonds in emerging markets with the ability to share expertise in climate finance, emerging markets and green bond market in one package..
04 | with impact
With a unique environment, social, and governance policy, Emerging Green One aims to invest into green bonds with measurable green impacts for impact reporting.
To achieve a long term capital appreciation by investing at least two thirds of the assets in equities and Equity-linked Instruments of companies in Developing Countries. Investments are based on a stock picking process which selects the equities of companies taking benefit from emerging countries growing demand in terms of household consumption, domestic investments and infrastructure development.