Over the course of a rich, immersive and deeply interactive day, a world-class roster of speakers addressed the critical issues behind the growth of ESG-linked and climate financing across Latin America.
Sovereign Roundtable: Borrowing Strategies & Outlook for GSS Issuance
Over the course of the past 12 months, there has been a substantial uptick in sovereign GSS issuance. Gathering the region’s leading public credit officials, we’ll explore the extent to which GSS has now mainstreamed and is now a core fund-raising tool for regional sovereigns.
Progress across the region and outlook for sustainability-linked issuances,
How do frameworks across the region compare? What priorities/objectives are being considered when developing them?
Sovereign GSS successes: What lessons can be drawn from issuances to date? Where and from whom can we expect to see innovation in 2022?
Potential for local market issuances
Who’s buying the bonds? Assessing buy-side appetite – and concerns
Multilaterals and development finance institutions continue to play a crucial role in the advancement of ESG finance in Latin America. This panel surveys approaches and initiatives underway to unlock capital for critical ESG investments in the region.
How are multilaterals and DFIs stimulating ESG investment in Latam via their various programs?
What are the best solutions available to calibrate investor risk/reward expectations with regional opportunities?
How are DFIs/multilaterals raising awareness and providing know-how for Latam issuers and to what effect?
Highlighting successful initiatives across the E-S-G. How can these be replicated or expanded to have greater impact?
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) Senior Director, Head of ESG Indices North America
Trends in Corporate GSS Issuance: Aligning ESG Strategy with Corporate Capital-Raising Objectives
ESG financing is no passing trend for Latin American corporates. Riding a wave of investor appetite, sustainability-linked offerings are here to stay. This session explores the experience and perspectives from some of the most active corporates in the space.
What structures/tenors/maturities are hitting investor sweet spots, locally and internationally?
How are corporates ensuring effective reporting and demonstrating transparency to investors?
What support is available from multilaterals/DFIs to increase sophistication and access for Latam corporates?