IFC, through its 30 by 30 Zero Program for the green transformation of banks, presents this webinar, sponsored by GB TAP and in collaboration with Environmental Finance.

Mexico is among the fifteen largest economies in the world and the second largest in Latin America. Like most of the region, Mexico is highly exposed to climate-related financial risks, one of the greatest challenges of our time, which nonetheless also offers great opportunities for investors.

The response to climate change requires large capital investments in key sectors such as renewable energy, sustainable construction, energy efficiency, infrastructure for water and waste management, sustainable agriculture, among others.

The good news is: Mexico’s financial system is getting on board with this trend. Investments in Sustainable Bonds grew by 172% between 2019 and 2021.

This robust growth offers international responsible investors great opportunities to capitalize on the market dynamics derived from the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Join us to learn why Mexico is a great investment destination for green capital markets. At this webinar we will discuss:

  • Demand potential and growth prospects for green bond issuance in Mexico
  • Which sectors offer the most investment potential
  • What has been the experience for issuers and investors
  • Opportunities for more local currency issuances and how this can expand the investor base
  • Current scenario and trends of the sustainable debt market in Mexico
  • Drivers, challenges and recommendations to better align financial flows to the development of climate agenda

Introductory Remarks

Juan Gonzalo Flores

Country Manager, IFC Mexico

Moderator

Marcela Ponce

Climate Finance Lead, IFC LAC

Panelists

Francisco Valle

Issuer Director, BIVA

Karen Mora

Head of ESG, Fibra UNO

Javier Perochena

Head of ESG Solutions, Santander Mx

Timothée Jaulin

Head of ESG Development & Advocacy, Amundi

About the companies

  • The Institutional Stock Exchange (BIVA) began operations in 2018, providing local and foreign investors with cutting-edge technology for trading, market data solutions, and listing and maintenance for companies. Since then, BIVA has helped Mexican companies to finance themselves with more than 13,000 million dollars.
  • In addition to having broken a decades-old monopoly, BIVA has become an agile and professional competitor and committed to its clients, seeking the development, deepening and democratization of the stock market sector in Mexico, and daily brings the benefits of competition to issuing companies, brokerage houses and other participants in the Mexican financial sector.
  • BIVA is part of Central Corretajes SAPI de CV (CENCOR), a Mexican holding company with more than 25 years of experience developing infrastructure for a better functioning of financial markets in Mexico, United States, and Latin America. The companies comprising this group are: Enlace, Proveedor Integral de Precios (PiP) and Mercado Electronico Institucional (MEI). For more information please visit www.biva.mx
  • Fibra UNO is the first and largest REIT in Mexico and Latin-america. FUNO focuses in the creation of sustainable value through the operation, acquisition, sale and development of real estate. FUNO® Owns 647 properties, covering 10.3 million square meters of GLA throughout Mexico, in the retail, industrial and office sectors
  • Banco Santander México (NYSE: BSMX BMV: BSMX), one of the leading banks in Mexico, offers a wide range of financial products and services, including commercial and individual banking, financial advisory services, as well as other investment activities. offers a financial services platform aimed at the middle and high segments of the population and small and medium-sized companies. It also provides integrated financial services to large multinational companies in Mexico.

Date: 5 May 2022 - 10am MxTime/4pm BST


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