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Certification

Introducing the Peace Finance Standard and Certification Scheme

The Peace Finance Standard and Certification scheme has been established as the global benchmark for labeling Peace Bonds and Peace Equity instruments. The pioneering standard outlines the essential criteria that Bond or Equity issuers must meet to initiate and manage the certification of a Peace Bond or Peace Equity instrument. As a best practice, the Standard serves as a guide to labeling Peace Bonds and Peace Equity instruments effectively.

What does this mean for you as an issuer? Our Standard outlines the essential criteria needed to meet to kick-start and manage the certification of your Peace Bond or Peace Equity instrument. This process ensures that your investments not only yield financial returns but also contribute positively to global peace efforts.

Achieving Certification: The Path to Recognized Peace Finance Excellence

When choosing to certify a Peace Bond or Peace Equity instrument under the Peace Finance Standard, a powerful statement is being made. Certification will guarantee:

Alignment with Core Values: The investment is in complete harmony with the Peace Finance Principles and Taxonomy, ensuring that every dollar is contributing towards fostering peace.

Supporting Sustainable Development:: The efforts actively support relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and align with national development objectives, making a tangible impact on communities and the environment.

Adhering to Global Best Practices: The investment is managed according to the highest standards, following the ICMA Social Bond Principles, Sustainability Bond Guidelines [external link], and the Impact Principles [external link].

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