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Dikau, Simon, Haahr, Marianne and Volz, Ulrich (2022) 'Harnessing the Potential of Digital Finance for Financing Sustainable Development.' In: Schoenmaker, Dirk and Volz, Ulrich, (eds.), Scaling Up Sustainable Finance and Investment in the Global South. London: CEPR Press, pp. 161-171.

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Abstract

This chapter highlights the opportunities as well as the risks of digital finance in mobilising capital to support sustainable development in emerging markets. It discusses opportunities for digital approaches to leverage sustainable finance by enlarging the investor base through digital capital market infrastructure and digital bonds, by increasing the supply of green and transition assets through digital data and asset aggregation, and by building a historical track record of retail customers and assets to unlock green finance. It also discusses associated risks and challenges.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Economics
School Research Centres > Centre for Sustainable Finance
ISBN: 9781912179664
Copyright Statement: © CEPR Press, 2022.
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2023 16:31
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/39291

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