SUSTAINABLE FINANCE POLL 2022: Going green becomes mainstream

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.

Readying for a Russian surge in green debt

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.