Bonds

These categories seek to acknowledge bond deals for their innovation, speed of transaction, pricing and environmental and social risk management/benefits. Please provide the relevant details in your submission.

  •  Green Bonds
    • Asset-backed/asset-based bond of the Year
    • Green bond of the Year – bank
    • 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, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
    • Green project bond of the Year
  • Social Bonds
    • Social bond of the Year – bank
    • Social bond of the Year – corporate
    • Social bond of the Year – local authority/municipality
    • Social bond of the Year – US muni bond
    • Social bond of the Year – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
  • Sustainability Bonds
    • Sustainability bond of the Year – bank
    • 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, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)

Teams and innovative thinking

These categories seek to recognise the teams who are working tirelessly to grow and develop the green bond market through their innovative thinking. They are the teams who have brought to

market new green bond deals through their thought-leadership, strategic and innovative thinking. Please provide the relevant details in your submission.

  • Award for innovation – bond structure
  • Award for innovation – use of proceeds
  • Initiative of the Year

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 (not a fund)
  • Impact report of the Year
  • Index of the Year
  • Law firm of the Year
  • Lead Managers
    • Green Bonds
      • Lead manager of the Year, green bonds – bank
      • 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)
    • Social Bonds
      • Lead manager of the Year, social bonds – bank
      • Lead manager of the Year – corporate
      • Lead manager of the Year – local authority/municipality
      • Lead manager of the Year – US muni bond
      • Lead manager of the Year – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)
    • Sustainability Bonds
      • Lead manager of the Year – bank
      • Lead manager of the Year – corporate
      • Lead manager of the Year – local authority/municipality
      • Lead manager of the Year – US muni bond
      • Lead manager of the Year – supranational, sub-sovereign and agency (SSA)

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.