Investors and borrowers across Asia Pacific are bracing for a record year in sustainable debt. And the roadmap suggests even more growth to come, as increasingly savvy market players eye climate targets and back new standards and regulations, finds the 5th annual ANZ/FinanceAsia poll.
ESG is rising up the agenda of the country’s corporates. Supported by new regulatory initiatives, evolving financing structures and ever-greater investor demand, Mikhail Pichugin of VTB Capital outlines the growing potential for green and social debt in 2022 and beyond.
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.