BNP Paribas has operations in 75 countries and boasts more than 185,000 employees, including approximately 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

Deutsche Bank provides retail and private banking, corporate and transaction banking, lending, asset and wealth management products and services as well as focused investment banking to private individuals, small and medium-sized companies, corporations, governments and institutional investors. Deutsche Bank is the leading bank in Germany with strong European roots and a global network.

Deutsche Bank's commitment to sustainability is long-standing. Since 2019, it is also a central component of its "Compete to win" strategy. Its sustainability strategy focuses on four dimensions: sustainable finance, responsible banking, corporate footprint, and thought leadership.

Deutsche Bank's ESG Advisory team advises its Corporate Finance clients on ESG finance including green bond origination, investor expectations for ESG issuances, credible transition strategies and generally how investors are incorporating ESG considerations in their investment decision making.

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As the wholesale arm of TD Bank Group (TD), TD Securities offers a full suite of capital markets products and services to our corporate, government, and institutional clients around the world. Our services include underwriting and distributing new issues, providing trusted advice and industry-leading insight, extending access to global markets, and delivering integrated transaction banking solutions. In 2010, TD became the first carbon neutral North American bank and, in 2020, committed to a Climate Action Plan, including a net-zero emissions target by 2050, the first from a major Canadian bank. TD plays an integral role in the development of the sustainable capital markets through underwriting, investing, and issuing, as well as advisory services through the Sustainable Finance & Corporate Transitions group.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations are critical to managing risk and seizing opportunities in today's global capital markets. We are committed to transparently and systematically integrating ESG considerations into credit ratings. Learn more.

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

MSCI[1] provides ESG and climate data, ratings, research, indexes and analytical tools aimed at helping the world's investors build better portfolios:

  • AI-enhanced investment relevant ESG and climate insights for over 15,000 issuers, 700,000 securities, 198 countries/regions and 54,000 funds, ETFs and fund of funds
  • SFDR Adverse Impact and EU Taxonomy Alignment metrics for over 10,000 issuers
  • Over 1,500 equity and fixed income ESG and climate indexes
  • Extensive climate and Net-Zero metrics and tools including climate scenario analysis, carbon management assessment, carbon emissions, clean tech metrics and fossil fuel screens

[1]MSCI Indexes and MSCI Analytics utilize information from, but are not provided by, MSCI ESG Research LLC. MSCI Equity Indexes are products of MSCI Inc. and are administered by MSCI UK Limited.

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Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.

The most significant corporations, institutional investors, asset managers, private equity firms, and governments around the globe recognize RBC Capital Markets as an innovative, trusted partner with an in-depth expertise in capital markets, banking, and finance. We are well-established in the largest, most mature capital markets across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, which collectively encompasses 84% of the global investment banking fee pool.

RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Founded in 1864, RBC is one of the largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks.

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Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, is a leading ESG research, ratings and data firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. For more than 25 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Sustainalytics works with hundreds of the world's leading asset managers and pension funds who incorporate ESG and corporate governance information and assessments into their investment processes. Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices and capital projects. With 16 offices globally, Sustainalytics has more than 800 staff members, including more than 300 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com.