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 email@example.com, to discuss your specific requirements and the opportunities available.
14 June 2022
After kick-starting the sustainability-linked bond market in 2019, the Italian firm continues to drive interest in the fast-growing market. Ahren Lester reports
30 May 2022
With a longstanding reputation as a prolific green bond issuer and innovator, France welcomed the strong demand for its 'perfectly timed' green 'linker' debut. Ahren Lester reports
16 May 2022
Amid tough discussions, the Parliamentary amendments to the EU Green Bond Standard proposal go noticeably further than the Commissions plans in several critical ways. Ahren Lester reports
04 May 2022
Ending the practice of prematurely using the 'sustainability-linked' label is low-hanging fruit for improving the credibility of performance-based instrument, argues Ahren Lester
25 April 2022
The changing economic environment has caused investors to switch between funds, but none are selling out of green bonds altogether, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester
"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