Tapping the municipal bond market for distributed green infrastructure

Boring is exciting in the $3.8 trillion municipal bond market. Last month’s $61.4 million oversubscribed issue from the Industrial Development Authority of Pinal County, Arizona looked like a typical tax-exempt muni. But the bond, which is refinancing a biodigester that turns dairy cow manure and other waste into natural gas, is one of the capital

Tools for optimizing impact help investors identify risks and opportunities

  • Targeting, measuring and managing social impact can illuminate other investment factors as well.
  • Some new tools generated by the cottage industry of global agencies and associations can help investors use impact analysis to manage risk, generate dealflow and spot opportunities.