Date: 22 September 2021
15:00 - 17:00 CEST | Time Zone Converter

Event overview

The ICMA Ireland region hosted a webinar focused on key considerations that will shape the future of ESG Debt Capital Markets. This webinar discussed a variety of regulatory and market developments and their impact on green, social and sustainable (GSS) bond issuance. It offered an opportunity to exchange views and experiences in regards the practical realities of delivering market based solutions aligned with Sustainability objectives. The event featured speakers from prominent issuers in the region together with international advisor banks, regulatory experts and other stakeholders.
  Welcome remarks
Nicholas Pfaff, Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Finance, ICMA

  Keynote: ESG Finance in International Capital Markets – the Irish Perspective – Scaling with Integrity
Paul O’Connor, Head of EMEA ESG Debt Capital Markets, JP Morgan

Panel discussion: How is Regulation going to impact future ESG financing?

Amy West, Global Head of Sustainable Finance & Corporate Transitions, TD Securities

Éamon Ó Cuív, Partner, Finance, McCann FitzGerald
Aidan O'Mahony, ESG Funding Specialist, AIB
Brendan Wallace, Partner: Finance, ESG, Arthur Cox

  Panel discussion: ESG Frameworks & Debt Issue – how market participants are preparing for change

Caroline Haas, Managing Director, Head of Climate and ESG Capital Markets, NatWest Markets
Richard Kelly, Partner: Finance & Capital Markets, Matheson
Janice Daly, Head of Climate Action & Sustainable Finance, LeasePlan Corporation N.V.
Mark Merrigan, Head of Bond Products & Documentation, National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA)
Bernhard Windisch, Head of Budget Performance & Policy Mainstreaming Unit in DG BUDG, European Commission

  Closing remarks
Mark Whelan, ICMA Ireland Regional Committee Chair; Head of Funding, AIB
** Please note this agenda is subject to change.
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