Hosted in New York, join the original hub for GSSS bond issuers and investors
Environmental Finance is delighted to announce that its ESG in Fixed Income Americas this year will take place in person on 28 September 2022 in New York, Convene, 117 W 46th, NY 10036.
The green debt market continues to develop and we are proud to evolve too, shaping the conversations to drive the market forward.
The one-day events will capture the crucial topics relevant to the green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bond markets. We will give companies the platform and opportunity to discuss how these trends are evolving in each area and learn about what this means for future issuance of and investment in these products.
Register and immediately gain access to the green, social and sustainable bond community.
If you are interested in partnering with us for these events, please contact Neil Porteous on +44 (0)203 326 6269 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss your specific requirements and the opportunities available.
23 January 2023
Attempts to finalise a standard have been bogged down in talks about whether the labelled bond market also needs minimum requirements - but there is hope of resolution. Ahren Lester reports
19 January 2023
After struggling in late 2022, S&P's Dennis Sugrue tells Ahren Lester the sustainability-linked bond market needs to face up to its significant challenges to return as a driver rather than drag on sustainable bond growth in 2023
16 January 2023
Apart from discussions around green bonds, there is little understanding of the role of fixed income in enabling climate action or sustainable development, write Joshua Kendall and Rory Sullivan
11 January 2023
High-emitting sectors will increasingly come under scrutiny amid the net-zero transition, ANZ's Stella Saris Chow tells Genevieve Redgrave
10 January 2023
CDL's Esther An tells Genevieve Redgrave how sustainable debt has played a key role in its decarbonisation plans
"We need to just leave the green bond market alone the way it is. That market works: it has got a good framework, and we have seen all the issuances that are coming our way from it"
Andy Kochar, Global Credit Head and Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments
"The government is talking about bringing back something along the lines of the Build America Bond (BAB) initiative – I think that would be very exciting"
Michael Brown, Environmental Finance Manager at San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
"I would rather see carbon intensive issuers use a green bond than a sustainability-linked bond actually. At least then there is transparency about how they will use the proceeds to finance their transition to a sustainable company"
Sanna Petersson, Head of Responsible Investment, Captor Fund Management
"Theoretically, we do not believe there should be a premium, because our main risk is linked to the creditworthiness of the issuer – whatever the type of bond they issue, it should be similar”
Isabelle Vic-Philippe, Head of Euro Aggregate, Amundi
"Transparency is more natural for us at the IFC because if you are a financial institution then you should know who you are lending to and the purpose of that loan. So, for us we think the reach numbers are important and are as equally accessible to everyone"
Esohe Denise Odaro, Head of Investor Relations at International Finance Corporation (IFC)
"The SLB market is still very early in its development. I think that SLBs can develop into a credible instrument, but they have yet to be tested."
Bram Bos, Lead Portfolio Manager for Green Bonds, NN Investment Partners