Driven by stakeholder pressure, public companies are increasingly making so-called "green" and environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and investments. An outgrowth of this trend is the use of green and ESG-linked loans to pay for these commitments and investments.
In this chapter of our 18th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey, we discuss the rapid expansion of this market and the efforts to promote uniform standards to generate consistent and comparable green information across investment alternatives.
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