Bonds

These categories seek to acknowledge bond and loan deals for their innovation, speed of transaction, pricing and environmental and social risk management/benefits. Please provide the relevant details in your submission. (Entries must relate to an issuance in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021.)

  • Green Bonds
    • Asset-backed/asset-based green bond of the year
    • Green project bond of the year
    • Green bond of the year – financial institution
    • Green bond of the year – corporate
    • Green bond of the year – local authority/municipality
    • Green bond of the year – US muni bond
    • Green bond of the year – sovereign
    • Green bond of the year – supranational
    • Green bond of the year - agency
  • Social Bonds
    • Asset-backed/asset-based/covered social bond of the year
    • Social project bond of the year
    • Social bond of the year – financial institution
    • Social bond of the year – corporate
    • Social bond of the year – local authority/municipality
    • Social bond of the year – sovereign
    • Social bond of the year – US muni bond
    • Social bond of the year – supranational
    • Social bond of the year - agency
  • Sustainability Bonds
    • Asset-backed/asset-based/covered social bond of the year
    • Sustainability project bond of the year
    • Sustainability bond of the year – financial institution
    • Sustainability bond of the year – corporate
    • Sustainability bond of the year – local authority/municipality
    • Sustainability bond of the year – US muni bond
    • Sustainability bond of the year – supranational
    • Sustainability bond of the year – agency
  • Sustainability-linked Bonds
    • Sustainability-linked bond of the year
  • Loans
    • Green, social and sustainability (GSS) loan of the year
    • Sustainability-linked loan of the year

 

Teams and innovative thinking

These categories seek to recognise the teams who are working tirelessly to grow and develop the GSS bond market through their innovative thinking. They are the teams who have brought to market new deals through their thought-leadership, strategic and innovative thinking. Please provide the relevant details about your team's involvement in your submission.

  • Green Bonds
    • Award for innovation – bond structure (green bond)
    • Award for innovation – use of proceeds (green bond)
    • Initiative of the year (green bond)
  • Social Bonds
    • Award for innovation – bond structure (social bond)
    • Award for innovation – use of proceeds (social bond)
    • Initiative of the year (social bond)
  • Sustainability Bonds
    • Award for innovation – bond structure (sustainability bond)
    • Award for innovation – use of proceeds (sustainability bond)
    • Initiative of the year (sustainability bond)

 

Companies

These categories seek to recognise the companies that are supporting and nurturing the sustainable growth of the market. The companies should demonstrate their innovative thinking, speed of delivery, quality assurances and transparency. The judges will consider the company's relative size and scope of business.

  • Exchange of the year
  • External assessment provider of the year
  • Green bond fund of the year
  • Investor of the year (asset manager)
  • Investor of the year (asset owner)
  • Impact report of the year (for issuers)
  • Impact report of the year (for investors)
  • Index of the year
  • Law firm of the year
  • Loan structurer/arranger/coordinator of the year
  • Lead Manager, Green Bonds:
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – financial institution
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – corporate
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – local authority/municipality
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – US muni bond
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – sovereign
    • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
  • Lead Manager, Social Bonds:
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – financial institution
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – corporate
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – local authority/municipality
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – US muni bond
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – sovereign
    • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
  • Lead Manager, Sustainability Bonds:
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – financial institution
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – corporate
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – local authority/municipality
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – US muni bond
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – sovereign
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability bonds – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
  • Lead Manager, Sustainability-linked Bonds
    • Lead manager of the Year, sustainability-linked bonds

 

Individuals

Personality of the year

This award will be presented to the individual who has made a notable impact that benefits the industry due to their strategic vision and community engagement. This award is open to all industry participants, including investors, regulators and politicians. Please describe the role and responsibilities of the individual and explain how the nominee is excelling in their work, with reference to examples of intelligent thinking, bold actions and tangible results.

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