German GLS bank launches bond to promote press freedom
04 May 2023 | 3:18 pm
Germany's largest ethical bank is selling a multimillion-dollar bond to invest in threatened media companies and promote journalistic independence in Eastern Europe. Both press freedom and investors are set to benefit.
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