Documento interessante da UNEP/PNUMA sobre os riscos financeiros crescentes que resultam do aumento da pegada ecológica. Com a volatilidade dos preços das commodities, a capacidade financeira dos países oscila fortemente. O Brasil é analisado junto com outros 4 países.

“Sovereign bonds represent over 40 per cent of the global bond market, and are therefore one of the most important asset classes held by investors around the world. At the end of 2010, outstanding sovereign debt was equal to USD 41 trillion. Sovereign bonds have traditionally been considered a reliable and risk-free investment of choice by fund managers. Since 2008, this perception is being increasingly challenged” p. 3 – A New Angle on Sovereign Credit Risk – UNEP/Global Footprint Network – 2012 (L. Dowbor)

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