While the past year and a half has been a wild ride from all angles - as the pandemic rattled our planet - it was also a dynamic time for sustainable debt markets, including record issuances and growing popularity of social and sustainability-linked bonds.
First an FX trader and later the global head of ESG at Northern Trust, Mamadou-Abou Sarr has first-hand experience of quantitative finance and ESG investing. He believes his new investment firm holds the answer to bringing both approaches together
Companies need to pull every lever they can to help them meet their sustainability objectives: tapping sustainable finance can help align their financing strategy and their investors with their ESG goals. Mark Nicholls reports
The concepts of 'natural capital' and 'nature-based solutions' are gaining attention among public and private sector issuers who can adapt to climate change and biodiversity risks with the help of green or sustainability-linked debt
Carlos Sanchez, executive director for the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) and director of climate resilience finance at Willis Towers Watson's climate and resilience hub, discusses the CCRI's mission and successes to date