Green Exchange Launches in Luxembourg

Ahead of the Cop22 summit in Morocco, Luxembourg Green Exchange aims to create an environmental trend in the market.

Luxembourg Green Exchange

Roughly a month before the Cop22 climate change summit in Morocco, the world's first green exchange debuted in Luxembourg and is aiming to host more than 114 green bonds, with a total value of $45 billion.

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange was the first exchange to include a green bond, issued by the European Investment Bank, in 2007.

Chiara Caprioli, business development manager and member of the "green team" at LGX, tells WatersTechnology that the exchange was built with a specific goal. "We saw t