Posts Tagged ‘Debt’

Capital market

The collective term for any source of debt (bonds) and equity (shares) financing. Advocates of private sector climate finance argue that the main investment in climate-related projects is likely to come from capital markets, rather than from bank loans or public grants. This reflects a redefinition of the concept of climate finance away from climate […]


A bond is an IOU (‘I owe you’), a piece of paper or record on a computer screen that acknowledges a debt and agrees in advance how long it will take to pay back, and at what interest rate. When the alloted time (which can range from six months to over 10 years) is up, then […]