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The Role of Pension Funds in Financing Green Growth Initiatives

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  • Raffaele Della Croce
  • Christopher Kaminker
  • Fiona Stewart
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    It is estimated that transitioning to a low-carbon, and climate resilient economy, and more broadly „greening growth? over the next 20 years to 2030 will require significant investment and consequently private sources of capital on a much larger scale than previously. With their USD 28 trillion in assets, pension funds - along with other institutional investors - potentially have an important role to play in financing such green growth initiatives. Green projects - particularly sustainable energy sources and clean technology - include multiple technologies, at different stages of maturity, and require different types of financing vehicle. Most pension funds are more interested in lower risk investments which provide a steady, inflation adjusted income stream - with green bonds consequently gaining interest as an asset class, particularly - though not only - with the SRI universe of institutional investors...

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    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions with number 10.

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    Date of creation: Sep 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:oec:dafaad:10-en

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    Keywords: infrastructure; pension fund; green bonds; green growth;

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    1. Kennedy, Christopher & Corfee-Morlot, Jan, 2013. "Past performance and future needs for low carbon climate resilient infrastructure– An investment perspective," Energy Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 773-783.
    2. Rabia Manzoor & Ghulam Samad, 2013. "The Sustainable Green Growth Perspective of Pakistan: In the Context of Environment Friendly Technologies," CEECC Working Paper, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics 2013:04, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

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