Meghna Mehta’s research focuses on the development of methodologies for ESG-impact-based products like green bonds, sustainable-development goals and sustainable-impact metrics. She previously worked on the climate-change and sustainability-services team at KPMG India. Meghna earned a master’s degree in industrial safety and environmental management and a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering.
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Articles by Meghna Mehta
Green Bonds and Climate — Towards a Quantitative MethodResearch Report | May 22, 2023 |
While examining use of proceeds remains a key element of analyzing green bonds, we highlight four additional metrics to assess these bonds and their issuers in a more quantitative way. They offer a new set of lenses with which to tackle the analysis.
Green Bonds — Trends and BeyondResearch Report | Jun 4, 2020 |
The rapid growth in green bond issuance since 2015, along with diversification in types and regions of issuers, has resulted in substantial expansion of the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Green Bond Index. In this paper, we examine the key trends facing the green bond market by analyzing the evolving composition of the index since its inception. We also examine key external trends – emerging regional standards, social and sustainability offshoots, innovative funding instruments – that may broaden...
Green bonds: Growing bigger and broader6 mins read Blog | Apr 14, 2020 |
As the green-bond market matures, it is developing offshoots. The types of projects financed, as well as the emergence of innovative types of bonds and loans linked to the ESG targets, is growing. These initiatives may broaden the market for green investment options.