12 May Go for the Green
By Mary Grauerholz
Bank of America offers first corporate green bond in U.S.
[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']T[/dropcaps]he first corporate “green” bond in the country is doing more than helping to create a more sustainable future—it is pleasing its investors. Bank of America Corporation introduced the bond based on a public financial commitment to the environment, and to answer the calls of investors who wanted more socially conscious investment choices. The resulting projects—think ecological construction, geothermal energy, lighting retrofits in public buildings, and more—are pleasing investors with a vision of a more sustainable world and good financial returns.