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Goldman Sachs AM: Social bond investment hampered by shortage of products

Solar panels powering a water pump on an Indian farm. The sustainability bonds market aims to finance projects that can bring social benefits as well as sustainable outcomes. (Photo: Rebecca Conway/Getty Images)

The social bond market is lagging its green bond peer, with poor diversity and few products deterring investors keen to back the human aspect of sustainability, according to new research.

A perceived scarcity of products and poor diversification are the biggest barriers to investment in social bonds, a Goldman Sachs ...

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