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Environmental Finance is delighted to announce that its 6th annual Green Bonds Europe 2016 conference will take place on 20 June at the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel in London. After six years this summit has developed into the leading green bonds event in EMEA. 

The green bond market saw another year of strong growth in 2015.

Private sector banks have made a significant impact on growth, as many of them expanded their activities beyond underwriting and have joined the ranks of green bond issuers. Other corporate issuers contributed an additional $11.1 billion of new issues out of a total market of $42.9 billion in 2015. Forecasts for new issuance this year range up to $100 billion.

Which other issuers and investors will contribute to this growth in 2016?

Last year over 200 delegates have joined this conference. More than half are from the issuer and investor community. The event has attracted delegates from across the globe: from Brazil to the USA, from Canada to the UK, and from Europe, Japan and Australia…

"Good variety of issues and topics representing the chances and issues of the GB market. Look forward to next years event"  

NRW Bank

Through a series of keynote addresses, presentations and panel sessions, we will discuss the risks and opportunities in this fast-moving market. Topics include:

  • Implications of COP21 – 2°C compatible investments
  • Major investor perspective
  • The issuer perspective
  • Funding green infrastructure
  • Managing risks in a fast moving market
  • How green is my bond? - reporting on impact
  • From climate bonds to sustainability bonds
  • And more 

This is a unique opportunity to discuss the drivers behind the green bond boom and how to ensure sustainable growth as the market matures.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Aldo Romani, Deputy Head of Euro Funding, European Investment Bank
  • Andre Delgado, Lead Funding Officer, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Bram Bos, Senior Porfolio Manager, NN Investment Partners
  • Carl-Henrik Arosenius, Head of Investor Relations, Kommuninvest
  • Cathy DiSalvo, Investment Officer, CalSTRS
  • Christina Hack, Vice President, Sustainability Investment Strategies, KfW
  • Christopher  Wigley, Senior Portfolio Manager, Responsible for Credit, Mirova
  • Dennis Haring, Vice-President, Long-term Funding, Bank Treasury, ING
  • Elena Panomarenko, Senior Financial Officer, IFC Treasury - Funding
  • Farnam Bidgoli, Manager, Advisory Services, Sustainalytics
  • Heike  Reichel, Head of Investor Relations and New Products, World Bank
  • Henry Shilling, Senior Vice President and head of Environmental, Social and Governance, Moody's Investors Service
  • Igor Shishlov, Project Manager, Institute for Climate Economics
  • Jeroen Dicker , Group Treasurer, TenneT Holding B.V
  • Johanna Köb, Responsible Investment Analyst, Investment Management, Zurich Insurance
  • Leslie  Swynghedauw, Associate, ESG Research, MSCI   
  • Marilyn Ceci, Managing Director, Head of Green Bonds, J.P. Morgan 
  • Martin Mills, Head of EMEA Product Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Massamba  Thioye, Manager, Sustainable Development Mechanism Programme, UNFCCC
  • Matthijs Pinxteren, Treasury Director, FMO
  • Michael Wilkins, Managing Director, Head of Green Bonds, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
  • Nadia  Taobane, Head of Structuring, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy
  • Nicholas Pfaff, Secretary of the Green Bond Principles and Senior Director, ICMA
  • Philip Brown, Managing Director, Head of Green Bonds, Citi Global Markets
  • Rodrigo Robledo, Head of Capital Markets, Insituto de Credito Oficial
  • Sean Kidney, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Bonds Initiative
  • Stephanie Sfakianos, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets, BNP Paribas
  • Tanguy Claquin, Head of Sustainable Banking, Credit Agricole CIB
  • Ulf Erlandsson, Senior Porfolio Manager, AP4
  • Ulrik Ross, Managing Director, Global Head of Public Sector & Sustainable Financing, HSBC
  • Yo Takatsuki, Associate Director, Governance and Sustainable Investment, BMO Global Asset Management



To register your interest, please email Tommaso Dimitri 


Who attended last year? Have a look below:

Who attended Green Bonds 2015?

For sponsorship opportunities -
Contact: Tony Gibson
Phone: +44 (0)20 3651 7219
Email: tony.gibson@fieldgibsonmedia.com

For all other enquiries -
Contact: Tommaso Dimitri
Phone: +44 (0)20 3031 8326
Email: tommaso.dimitri@fieldgibsonmedia.com