The World Bank recently launched its first "green bonds" designed to raise additional funding for projects or programs that support low-carbon activities in client countries. In partnership with SEB, the World Bank raised approximately USD 350 million via several key Scandinavian institutional investors. The bond issue responds to growing interest from sustainable or socially responsible institutional investors, as well as some individual investors, who wish to support climate change-related projects in developing countries.

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