Our Financial Intelligence leaders discuss ‘ESG Investing Landscape: What’s Driving Momentum
A perfect storm created by the COVID pandemic and green recovery efforts in Europe, US and Asia, lead to a distinct surge in ESG bond issuance boosting liquidity in 2020, with 2021 turning into another pivotal financing year for ESG debt. But how big can this market be? Are companies just taking advantage of a new shiny product, or are they committed to making a change in this world?
The High Grade Bond market has attached a premium to ESG tagged related bonds, and they are performing very well in secondary market, but how long will this last if the ‘greenium’ goes away?
Whilst the regulatory environment is still work in progress, the EU is taking the lead, but will it help or cause more confusion? What clarity is needed to spur more investment into these products? What can we expect to see from all this money raised? Find out the latest from our Financial Intelligence thought leaders in this quarter’s roundtable recording.