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Green Bonds

Chile is strongly committed to climate action, environmental protection and sustainable growth. Reflecting this commitment, Chile is the first country in the Americas to issue Green Bonds. Green Bonds are a tool to channel investments towards green assets, contributing to further financial development and promoting national financial innovation that supports the country’s sustainable development path, low in carbon emissions, with strong climate resilience.

According to international best practice, Chile’s Green Bonds were structured in accordance with Chile’s Green Bond Framework. This document was prepared by the Ministry of Finance in coordination with other sectorial ministries and the support of the Inter-American Development Bank.

Awards and Honors

The Public Debt Office has been recognized with several Awards and Honors for specific transactions, its public debt management strategy and innovations in the development of financial instruments, particularly Green Bonds issuances. Below is a list of the awards and recognitions related to these particular instruments:

  • Green Bond of the Year-Sovereign, Environmental Finance Bond Award 2019. 
  • Financing, Netexplo Smart Cities Accelerator UNESCO 2019. 
  • Sovereign Issuer of the Year, LatinFinance Awards 2019.
  • Best Public Debt Office/Sovereign Debt Management Office in Latin America, GlobalMarkets Awards 2019. 
  • Green Bond of the Year for Latin America, GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2019.

Frequently Asked Questions on Green Bonds:

https://www.hacienda.cl/english/public-debt-office/frequently-asked-questions/green-bonds.html

 

Green Bonds Documentation:

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