The Sustainable Bond Markets in Latin America
in collaboration with IFC GB-TAP

20 September 2021

Event overview

ICMA, in collaboration with the IFC Green Bond Technical Assistance Program (GB-TAP), hosted the first in a series of webinars focused on the Latin American sustainable bond markets.

This webinar discussed the developments and progress of the green, social and sustainable (GSS) bond markets in the overall Latin American region alongside the opportunities and challenges for both regional issuers and local and international investors. The event featured speakers from the most prominent issuers in the region together with other market experts including international investors and external reviewers.

If you have any questions, please contact ICMA Events

Event Partner:


Nicholas Pfaff, Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Finance, ICMA

  Keynote Presentation
Vivek Pathak, IFC Director, Global Head Climate Business

  Panel 1 – Overview of the green, social and sustainable bond markets - developments and progress
Moderator: Peter Cashion, Global Head Climate Finance, IFC

•    Angel Tejada, Global Head of Green and Sustainable Bonds, BBVA
•    Muriel Caton, Senior Advisor, Vigeo Eiris
•    Pablo Goldberg, Managing Director, Head of Research and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock
•    Patricio Sepúlveda, Head of the Public Debt Office, Ministry of Finance, Chile
•    Carole Sanz-Paris, Head of Debt Capital Markets & Structured Finance, IDB Invest

Panel 2 Opportunities for Latam issuers and investors in green social and sustainability bond markets
Moderated by Simone Utermarck, Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

•    Carlos Arcila Barrera, Adjunct Professor, School of Management/Center for Sustainable Finance, Universidad de los Andes
•    Tom Eveson, Director for the Americas, Sustainable Finance Solutions, Sustainalytics
•    Gustavo Rocha Garcia, Treasurer, Klabin
•    Sergei Strigo, Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income, Amundi Asset Management
•    Anne van Riel, Sustainable Finance Capital Markets, BNP Paribas
  Event close

ICMA Zurich
T: +41 44 363 4222
Dreikönigstrasse 8
8002 Zurich

ICMA London
T: +44 20 7213 0310
110 Cannon Street
London EC4N 6EU
ICMA Paris
T: +33 1 8375 6613
25 rue du Quatre Septembre
75002 Paris

ICMA Brussels
T: +32 2 801 13 88
Avenue des Arts 56
1000 Brussels
ICMA Hong Kong
T: +852 2531 6592
Unit 3603, Tower 2
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong
info@icmagroup.org (general enquiries)
education@icmagroup.org (education enquiries)
sustainabilitybonds@icmagroup.org (sustainable finance)
Copyright © 2024 International Capital Market Association.