Climate change and the associated legislative and regulatory responses present significant challenges for society and the global economy. Green financing has an important role to play in supporting the global energy transition, and investor appetite for these products is rising.
In June 2018, Macquarie issued a £2,100 million loan facility of which £500 million constituted green financing. In March 2020, Macquarie issued its second green financing facility, a US$300 million facility into the Japanese market. Of this, US$150 million (Tranche A) constitutes as green financing. The green tranches were issued in accordance with Macquarie’s GFF. The GFF was established to demonstrate how Macquarie and its entities intend to enter into green financing transactions12 to fund projects that will deliver environmental benefits to support Macquarie’s business strategy.
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