An ANZ-sponsored roundtable, jointly held in Sydney and Auckland, heard how an ever-sharper focus on green, social and sustainability (GSS) debt will help foster new industry norms for issuers and investors alike.
Appetite to issue and buy green, social and sustainability (GSS) instruments continues to grow, with ever-more sophisticated borrowers and investors taking a pragmatic view on the need for more uniformity and market standards, finds the 4th annual poll by ANZ and FinanceAsia.
A roundtable hosted by ANZ and FinanceAsia highlighted emerging opportunities in an ever-wider variety of energy infrastructure projects across the region, led by an increasing focus on renewables amid the mantra of sustainability.
Increasing infrastructure capacity in Australia relies on improvements to the procurement process that will, in turn, foster innovation and best practice, said experts at a roundtable hosted by ANZ and FinanceAsia. More risk sharing and a greater focus on sustainability are among key goals.
With the pre-pandemic desire for uncorrelated returns intensifying amid the turbulence of 2020, there is an ever-sharper spotlight on infrastructure as it leverages trends across decentralisation, digitalisation, decarbonisation and democratisation, according to a roundtable hosted by ANZ and FinanceAsia.