Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) financing, including green bonds and sustainability, linked facilities, is growing significantly.
It is estimated that the green bond market will grow to $1trn in 2021 with growth fuelled not just by business need, but also by political demands for a “green recovery”. But there’s still much confusion amongst stakeholders; what are the different types of ESG financing? How can corporates raise ESG financing? Are there specific requirements related to ESG financing?
ESG financing can affect a wide range of business activities and it is important for corporates to give careful consideration to the far-reaching implications, both pre- and post-issuance, to ensure success.
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In this article we also explore the implications of ESG transactions for corporates, and how they can influence a wide range of different business areas including: financing strategy, risk management, accounting, hedge accounting, systems, processes and controls and reporting.
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