Financing the Corporate Climate Transition with Bonds: A Practical Guide

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Event date: 
Nov 22, 2023
Event time: 
8:00 – 11:30 GMT / 9:00 – 12:30 CEST

Climate Bonds and the European Bank for Reconsutruction and Development (EBRD) organise the launch of “Financing the corporate climate transition with bonds: a practical guide”. The Guide helps corporate issuers to take advantage of sustainable finance markets in advancing the appropriate climate transition journey. The event features the launch of the Guide along with interactive sharing and reflections on market opportunities and challenges.

The Green Climate Fund funded the production and release of the guide.




09:30 – 10:00 AM - Registration

10.00 – 10.15 AM - Welcoming by Victoria Zinchuk, Director, Head of Romania, EBRD and Sean Kidney, CEO of Climate Bonds

10.15 -10. 30 AM - Transition Finance Bond Guide by Sabine Laurent, Author, Climate Bonds

10.30 – 10.40 - Credible transition finance tools by Sean Kidney, CEO of Climate Bonds

10.40 – 10.50 - Products and market challenges, Dimitri Koufos, Head of Sustainable Business, EBRD 

10.50 – 11.00 - Q&A

11. 00 – 11.15 - Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15 - Moderated panels

Green bonds and sustainability-linked bonds in the corporate sector - moderated by Victoria Zinchuk, Director, Head of Romania, EBRD

Magdalena Caramilea, Director of Sustainability, Autonom Group

Iuliana Tiba, Director Environment Social and Positive Impact Financing Division, BRD Groupe Société Générale

Manas Gizhduaniyev, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Astana International Financial Centre

Energy solutions and financing frameworks for the climate transition - moderated by Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds

Razvan Popescu, General Director (CEO), Romgaz SA

Alexandru Chirita, General Director (Acting), Electrica SA

Georg Hotar, CEO, Photon Energy Group

Dubravko Karacic, CEO, Zagreb Holding

12.15 – 12.30 – Conclusions by Massimiliano Riva, Principal, Green Climate Fund, EBRD

12.30 – 13.30 Light refreshments and networking