Social bond could target R100bn to help Covid-19 response

Posted in: Intellidex in the media on May 21, 2020


The issuance of a social bond could make a significant contribution to the government’s funding gap, raising funds at a low cost while diversifying the government’s investment base to include ESG funds, argues Intellidex and the Covid-19 Economists Group. Featured in Business Day.

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