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TD Leads Environmental Commitment with the TD Green Bond

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TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank") is proud to be the first commercial bank in Canada to offer a bond dedicated to funding green initiatives. Today - and led solely by TD Securities - the Bank launched the $500 million TD Green Bond maturing on April 3, 2017. Through the TD Green Bond, the Bank will now be able to offer investors an investment vehicle that supports environmental mandates while providing a market rate of return.

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Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future Will Require Lots of Private Capital, but How Do We Get There?

By Victor A. Rojas
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The past two decades have seen a tremendous growth in our understanding of the climate change imperative and in the enormity of the challenge that confronts us. It has become clear that meeting climate change mitigation objectives will require the aggressive deployment of clean energy technologies, substantial amounts of capital, and creative methods of engaging that capital around these activities.

The Rise of Green Bonds

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"Investing in clean energy makes economic sense—every additional dollar invested can generate three dollars in future fuel savings by 2050." -- International Energy Agency

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"Investing in clean energy makes economic sense—every additional dollar invested can generate three dollars in future fuel savings by 2050." -- International Energy Agency

Green Bond Principles Created to Help Issuers and Investors Deploy Capital for Green Projects

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A consortium of investment banks today announced their support of the Green Bond Principles – Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banking, JPMorgan Chase, BNP Paribas, Daiwa, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley, Rabobank and SEB.  These Principles were developed with guidance from issuers, investors and environmental groups and serve as voluntary guidelines on recommended process for the development and issuance of Green Bonds.  They encourage transparency, disclosure and int

Green Bonds Usher in a New Era of Environmental Finance, TD Economics

Green Bonds: Victory Bonds for the Environment
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TORONTO, November 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Green bonds are emerging as a front­runner to fund environmental investment and have garnered a considerable amount of attention from both investors and environmentalists, states TD Economics in a special report released today.

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