ICMA Workshop: Introduction to Green Bonds


In light of ongoing international concerns with respect to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in the interest of maintaining the health of our members, delegates and staff, we have made the decision to postpone the ICMA workshop: Introduction to Green Bonds which was scheduled to take place on 23-24 April in London.

The new date for this workshop will be announced in due course.

Please contact ICMA Events for more information.

Day 1

08.30 Registration
09.00 - 09.15 Course Agenda and Discussion of Participants’ Priorities for the Day
Stephanie Sfakianos, trainer
Simone Utermack, ICMA
09.15 - 09.45
Sustainable Finance and Green Bond Market Context
Mainstreaming of Sustainable Finance
Trends in the Green Bond Market
09.45 - 09.55
Green Bond Product Snapshot
09.55 - 10.55 Analysis of GBP's Core Pillars
Pillar 1: UoPs
Pillar 2: Process for Project Evaluation and Selection
Pillar 3: Management of Proceeds
Pillar 4: Reporting
10.55 - 11.10 Coffee Break
11.10 - 11.35 Introducing External Reviews
11.35 - 12.45 Case Study 1 - Evaluating a Green Bond Framework - External Reviewer perspective
Speaker - TBC
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 - 14.30 Special Session on Reporting, GBP's 4th Pillar
14.30 - 15.00 Market Participants, Service Providers & Data / Resources - overview
Index Providers
Data Providers

15.00 - 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 - 15.55 Preparing for market
15.55 - 16.25 Market Governance & Regulation
16.25 - 16.40 Q&A
16.40 Close and networking drinks

Day 2

08.30 Registration
09.00 - 09.50
Case Study 2 - Investor Perspective
Case Study 2 - Investor Perspective
Speaker - TBC
09.50 - 11.00
Case Study 3 - The Issuer Experience
Speaker - TBC
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 11.40
Other Instruments in Sustainable Bond Markets
Social and Sustainability bonds
Emerging products
11.40 - 12.25 Opportunities & Challenges
Speaker - TBC
12.25 - 12.40 ICMA / GBP Resources & Community benefits
12.40 - 13.00 Closing Q&A
13.00 Lunch

Register on-line for the ICMA Workshop: Introduction to Green Bonds, being held in London on 23-24 April 2020

In light of ongoing international health concerns with respect to the coronavirus and to avoid the risk of it spreading further, delegates are asked not to attend this event if they have been to China, including Macau and Hong Kong in the last 14 days. Delegates who have been to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and are exhibiting any symptoms including a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if mild) are also asked not to attend this event/workshop.

We appreciate your cooperation at this time.

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Delegate Fees

ICMA Member & Green Bond Principles Members & Observers: £1,750 + 20% VAT
Non Member: £2,275 + 20% VAT

ICMA Members & Green Bond Principles Members & Observers: EUR 1,600 + 20% VAT

Non Members: EUR 2,080 + 20% VAT

*Accomodation is not included in the price and delegates must arrange their own accomodation.

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