The Collaborative Market Data Network -
serving the Public interest of Transparency in Debt Capital Markets
The Collaborative Market Data Network
Serving Transparency in Capital Markets
The Collaborative
Market Data Network


@ London, United Kingdom

Date: 10th July 2024 
Event Start: 14:00 (Registration: 13:00)
Location: One Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA
Format: Panel discussion

6th Annual 50 Shades of Green: Ascertaining new trends in sustainable capital markets

Where are we headed on the sustainable capital markets journey? What new trends are taking shape? What is the latest thinking around how to fast-track the allocation of private capital to destinations that will super-charge decarbonisation and accelerate transition? Where are the bottlenecks and how can they be unblocked?

Events Radar’s 50 Shades of Green event is back. Since inception, the event has explored without fear or favour the evolution of ESG capital markets alongside political and regulatory developments and other market drivers. Now in its 6th year, the event will once again convene leading market participants to talk about how the market is faring and how it can do a better job of getting us closer to hitting net-zero targets.

Speakers confirmed:

  • Marianne Zangerl, Head of ESG, Fixed Income, abrdn
  • Justine Leigh-Bell, Executive Director, Anthropocene Fixed-Income Institute
  • Agnes Gourc, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets, DCM Structuring & Solutions, BNP Paribas
  • Annabel Ross, Sustainable Capital Markets, Lloyds Banking Group

Among this year’s talking points:

  • Will geopolitics today always eclipse sustainable solutions tomorrow?
  • What factors have led to ESG bond volumes YTD falling proportionally below the levels of previous years?
  • How are corporate issuers in particular tackling transition and how are strategies changing?
  • How to scale up transition in hard-to-abate sectors: are overly restrictive taxonomies deflecting private capital?
  • Greenium finally de-bunked?
  • Is regulatory disclosure taking us beyond the need for labelled bonds in favour of issuers articulating their corporate-level sustainability goals and pathways?
  • SLB 2.0: will more ambitious frameworks deal adequately with criticism of poor target-setting? Will we see a resumption of new issuance?
  • Issuers rowing back on commitments to issue in SLB format or triggering coupon step-ups? Stepped-up bonds outperforming: crystallising perverse buyer incentives?
  • Transition bonds from hard-to-abate sectors are arguably where private capital can make the biggest contribution to decarbonisation. But what’s the formula to unlocking this sub-asset class?
  • How to accelerate investment in emerging green technologies?
  • What is the key to unlocking debt issuance from emerging markets? Credit enhancement tools, multilateral support mechanisms?

Moderated once again by Keith Mullin, the event will be conducted as an interactive panel discussion.

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To read more about the event and to register click here.