Agenda

10:30 BST

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

11:00

PANEL: A year in review

  • How have the events of 2020-2021 impacted fixed income markets around the world?
  • How is the supply of GSS bonds expected to grow in different regions?
  • Which sectors look posed to issue GSS bonds and what are they hoping to achieve?
  • How is ESG being incorporated into in fixed income investment strategies?

11:45

PRESENTATION: Views from a stock exchange and its approach to GSS segments

12:00

EF Bond Database market insight

12:15

Speed networking

12:30

Lunch

13.00

PANEL: Sovereign bonds

  • Can green bonds drive climate action for sovereigns?
  • How are sovereigns integrating ESG into their thinking around debt issuance?
  • The challenges of investor engagement with sovereigns – what more needs to happen?
  • How are sovereigns managing the complex challenges of impact reporting?

13.45

PRESENTATION: The regulatory landscape and how green bond standards compare

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

PRESENTATION: The growth of social bonds in the APAC region

15:15

PANEL: Mainstreaming green, social and sustainability bonds in emerging markets

  • The outlook for ESG investing in emerging markets
  • What are investors looking for?
  • What is being done to spur growth and finance climate transition strategies?
  • Why are we not seeing more issuances from certain regions and issuer types?
  • What are the hurdles holding emerging market green bonds back?
  • High-yield issuance and currency risk – what does the market need to know?

16:00

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