Agenda

10:30 BST

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

11:00

PANEL: Accelerating the transition – transition bonds and their role in climate transition finance

  • The dos and don'ts of climate transition finance
  • What has been the market response to such products?
  • Unpicking the metrics that may be utilised to measure progress from brown to green
  • How do ESG ratings fit into the transition journey that companies are on?

11:45

PRESENTATION: A review of ICMA's Climate Transition Finance Handbook and how it bridges the sustainable finance gap for carbon-intensive issuers

12:00

EF Bond Database market insight

12:15

Speed networking

12:30

Lunch

13.00

PANEL: Climate resilience and blue bonds

  • Which sectors are looking at issuing such bonds?
  • How can more potential issuers be onboarded to the different financing options available?
  • What is holding issuers back?
  • Are such bonds successfully financing the transition?

13.45

PRESENTATION: Science-based targets and the role they play

14.00

Meet a sponsor – one-on-one or group zooms to discuss an important topic

14:15

Speed networking

14:30

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

15:00

PANEL: How do investors feel about transition investment strategies?

  • Do the different transition financing products available go far enough?
  • How do investors feel about transition bonds versus KPI-linked products?
  • Where are investors' lines in the sand?
  • Is there a role for offsetting here?

15.45

Meet a sponsor – one-on-one or group zooms to discuss an important topic

16:00

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