Investors with over $70 trillion in assets want to purchase sustainable or green assets including green building and convertible bonds (National Green Building Secondary Financing Launch at TIAA-CREF, 2012).  Consensus Green Building and Sustainable Manufacturing Underwriting Standards:

 

  • Allow green bond and equity underwriting to determine added value

  • Meet national green financing requirements of FHFA, OCC, and FTC

  • Cover 80% of all economic activity across the global supply chain

  • Are based on Wall Street due diligence released at the NYSE consisting of over 30 peer-reviewed reports, standards and investor surveys documenting with national statistically valid data, that sustainable investment including bonds, are more profitable, less risky, and preferred by investors.

The Underwriting Standards are available from ANSI. 

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