Agenda

12:00 BST/07:00 EDT


KEYNOTE ADDRESS

12:30

PANEL: The coexisting roles of green bonds and sustainability-linked bonds

  • Which specific role each instrument has to play?
  • Are green bonds and sustainability-linked bonds complementary or not?
  • What is their respective reach in terms of investor demand?

Moderator:
Agnès Gourc, Co-head, BNP Paribas Sustainable Finance Markets

 

13:15

PRESENTATION: One year on from ICMA’s Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles

13:30

PANEL: Social bonds

  • Is a Build Back Better sentiment still driving momentum for social bonds?
  • How are issuers approaching use-of-proceeds in an innovative way?
  • What do investors think of social bonds?

Moderator:
Amy West, Managing Director & Global Head of Sustainable Finance & Corporate Transitions, TD Securities

 

14:15

Speed networking

14:30

PANEL: Designing KPI-linked bonds and sustainability-linked loans

  • Which KPIs make sense and how do you structure such a bond or loan?
  • What metrics are being chosen for different interest dates levels?
  • How ambitious should targets be?
  • Which sectors are looking at KPI-linked products as part of their transition strategies?

Moderator:

Marilyn Ceci, Managing Director & Global Head of ESG Debt Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan

15:15

PRESENTATION: Could performance-based pricing pave the way for data providers and rating agencies to achieve more correlation?

15:30

Break

15:45

Speed networking

16:00

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

16:30

PANEL: ESG data

  • How are issuers and investors of GSS bond and KPI-linked products harnessing data?
  • How can it be best be incorporated into decision making?
  • Which technologies and innovations can help investors to collect ESG data and analyse ESG risks and opportunities?

17:15

Close of conference