Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Cedric Rimaud, Director of Emerging Markets Research Singapore at First Degree Asset Management

Cedric Rimaud

Director of Emerging Markets Research Singapore
First Degree Asset Management

Day 2 - Thursday, September 19th 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

2:30 PM Fire-side chat: Reaping the benefits of the ‘Green Wave” with responsible fixed income investing – How to achieve higher return potential with managed risk

With the recent green bond taxonomy labelling, US$5 billion worth of green bonds being issued and the launch of the 3 year green bond grant scheme in Sep 2018, how will this unveil a long-term stable return for investors? Our speakers here will examine:
-          The rise of an asset class - What is
-          Asia’s role in the drive to green and sustainable capital markets?
-          What are the main reasons for SEA’s luke warm reception to green bonds?
-          Much of the growth in Asian green bond issuance is in China - What can the finance industry do to boost green investments in developing nations in SEA?
-          How can portfolio managers include ESG in the decision making, how they can achieve this and what kind of standards can they follow?
-          The growing importance around these ESG investments both from the supplier and the demand side -How open are issuers to issue green bonds?
-          What is the level of compliance costs that goes along with this and how are issuers getting compensated for the costs associated with reporting?
-          What initiatives can IFC take to further increase the number of investors for banks in developing countries that issue green bonds?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Cedric.

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