Q&A: keener than ever on green finance
Demand for sustainable financial instruments is reshaping the debt market and the expectations of those who participate in it. Investors are demanding more of issuers who are responding in kind with increased clarity, commitment and investment into the sustainability of their projects.
At an ANZ-sponsored FinanceAsia roundtable in Sydney, issuers and investors discussed the rollout of new sustainable debt finance products and how carbon metrics are being reported.
There, they discussed the questions now being asked by investors that have never been asked before – and what that means for how issuers make decisions.
The conversation kicked off on the tangible business impacts saw in their workplace after accessing the sustainable finance markets.
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