01 August 2019
The fifth annual ESG in Fixed Income, featuring the Green Bonds Americas conference will take place in New York on 17 September.
The 20% early bird discount rate ends this Friday (2 August) – Environmental Finance subscribers receive a further 30% discount.
300 + issuers and investors will gather to shape the conversation around how to grow the green and sustainable debt markets.
This year's program has evolved to include a stream on ESG in fixed income, allowing more ground to be covered and bringing together more of the participants that create and will drive the sustainable debt market.
Some of the agenda's highlights include:
Alfred Griffin, CEO at New York Green Bank, will deliver a keynote presentation on stimulating a green bank and clean energy revolution for America.
Mainstreaming green, social and sustainability bonds in fixed income and ESG investing will be discussed by Chan Sin, Director, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance at Verizon, Jack Sullivan, Corporate Finance Director and Assistant Treasurer at Duke Energy and Ed Abbo, President and Chief Technology Officer at C3.ai.
Stephen Liberatore, Managing Director/Lead Portfolio Manager, Responsible Investment Fixed Income at TIAA Investments, Alessandra Pasini, Chief Financial Officer at Snam and Sophie Dejonckheere, Senior Advisor, Climate Finance at CICERO Center for International Climate Research, will discuss what is beyond the frontier of transition bonds.
Lisa Bozzelli, Director, Multifamily Capital Markets at Fannie Mae, Brad Fletcher, Vice President at Illinois Finance Authority, Adam Stam, National Manager, Secured Funding at Toyota Motor Credit Corporation and James Vergara, Managing Director, PACEfunding will participate in a panel discussion on ABS and PACE and their potential for green, social and sustainability impacts.
Michael Brown, Manager of Environmental Finance Programs, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Mohamed Balla, Deputy Commissioner at City of Atlanta, Justine Leigh-Bell, Deputy CEO at Climate Bonds Initiative and Guillaume Pichard, Director, Capital Markets, Quebec Ministry of Finance will participate in a panel discussion on using green bonds to finance sustainable, climate-smart infrastructure.