Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

In the wake of COVID-19 we have taken all our upcoming events onto online platforms of Webinars and Podcasts. Details are under Climate Bonds Connected and also below in our Events schedule.

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Annual Conference and ongoing training sessions:

Past Events

Jun 3, 2020 »

Moderator: Kristina Klimovich, GNE Finance

Speakers:
Prashant Vaze, Climate Bonds Initiative
Adrian Joyce, EuroACE
Isidoro Tapia, European Investment Bank
Kathleen Gaffney, International Energy Agency

 

Jun 2, 2020 »

Speakers:
Xin Yi Lau, Carbon Trust    
Esther An, City Developments Limited
Cedric Rimaud, Climate Bonds Initiative
Dr. Helena Wright, WWF Singapore

 

 

May 28, 2020 »

EU Taxonomy Explored: Talks with TEG Experts No. 10: Usability

This is 10th in a series of Webinars through April and May, as we explore EU Taxonomy related subjects with TEG experts.

Speakers:
Brenda Kramer, Senior Advisor Responsible Investment, PGGM
Helena Viñes Fiestas, Global Head of Stewardship and Policy, BNP Paribas AM
Jose Luis Blasco, Global Sustainability Director, Acciona
Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

 

May 28, 2020 »

Since entering the green bond market in 2016, China has been the world's second largest green bond market for the next three years and one of the largest sources of global certified climate bonds. In 2019, Chinese issuers issued a total of USD2.9 billion worth of Certified Climate Bonds, and the green bonds have become an important part of China's green financial system construction and constantly contribute to the dynamic of green economy.

The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 would have a huge impact on global financial markets and economic development and countries have issued large-scaled economic stimulus packages to explore various possibilities for economy to get back on track. We believe that economic stimulus packages should balance economic growth with social benefits, ensuring that sectors and businesses hardest hit by the pandemic are tilted with resources to increase the resilience and sustainability of economic development, and that the development of green bonds and certified climate bonds will be important pillars of the transition.

In the post-pandemic era, opportunities for green bond issuance at the local level in China should be proactively identified and expand the scale of certified climate bonds, which stand for the international best practice to drive the transition of the Chinese economy to a more resilient and sustainable growth approach in the 14th Five-Year Plan period.

Agenda:

  1. How Huatai Securities implements the path of green finance and green bonds
  2. Overview of domestic green bond certification     
  3. Development of green bond and certified climate bonds
  4. Jiangsu Leasing--Exploration and Experience Sharing in the Green Field              

Speakers:
RAN Yi, Vice President of Bonds Business Unit, Huatai Securities
LIU Xianyun, Vice President, China Chengxin Green Finance
ZHENG Zhiwei, Manager of Financial Institution, Jiangsu Financial Leasing
SHAO Huan, China Program Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative

May 21, 2020 »

Speakers:
Peter Anderson, European Investment Bank​
Andreas Barkmann, European Environment Agency
Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative​

 

 

May 21, 2020 »

- Overview of the Standards currently available in the market
- The requirements and the options of green bonds/ green loans
- Reporting: how to do it simply and practically

Speakers:
Yoon Mee Jeong, Director, Sustainable Finance Group, Global Corporate Bank, OCBC
Juliette Macresy, Head of Greater China and South East Asian markets, Vigeo-Eiris
Cedric Rimaud, ASEAN Program Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative

Moderator:
Mary Leung, CFA‚ Head, Advocacy, Asia Pacific CFA Institute

May 20, 2020 »

Speakers:
Helena Viñes Fiestas, Responsable adjunta de Sostenibilidad, BNP Paribas AM, y miembro del TEG
Paolo Canfora, Centro Común de Investigación de la Comisión Europea
José Luis Blasco, Director Global de Sostenibilidad , Acciona, y miembro del TEG

May 20, 2020 »

Speakers:
Anshul Gupta Director, Strategic Alliances & New Initiatives, Northern Arc
Yeswanth Duraiswamy, Technical Expert with IGEN Access II Program, GIZ
Prashant Vaze, Head of Policy and Government, Climate Bonds Initiative
Sandeep Bhattacharya, India Project Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative
Harsh Shrivastava, India MFIN CEO

 

 

 

 

May 20, 2020 »

Andreas Hoepner, Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin (UCD)
Elena Philipova, Global Head ESG Proposition, Refinitiv

 

May 19, 2020 »

Speakers:
Nick Robins, Professor, Sustainable Finance, London School of Economics (LSE) Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change
Helena Vines Fiestas, Head of Sustainable Research, BNP Paribas Asset Management
Sean Kidney, CEO Climate Bonds Initiative