Venue
Capital Club Dubai
Capital Club Dubai, Gate Village, Building 3 - Building #3 - Dubai - UAE

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Dec 8 +04 (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Dec 7 3:00pm - Tue Dec 7 3:00pm
Location Capital Club Dubai
Gate Village, Building 3 - Building #3 - Dubai - UAE
Region EMEA
Details

The global sustainable bond market looks set to hit a landmark USD 1 trillion total in issuance by the end of the year. In the MENA region, issuance of sustainable bonds topped USD 8 billion this year, an increase of over 30% on the 2020 total.

As climate change and social issues have risen to the top of the political agenda and with ever increasing demand from investors for sustainability themed bonds, there is tremendous potential for this market to fund projects devoted to the energy transition in the MENA region.

Join this ICMA event to hear international and regional experts discuss how global sustainable bond markets have developed over the last 12 months of record issuance; the latest innovations including sustainability-linked bonds; the evolving international regulatory environment and the opportunities for this form of finance in the region.

A networking reception follows the conference.

Please note that this is an in-person event only and there will be no recording following the conference.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

SPEAKERS:

Bryan Pascoe
Chief Executive, ICMA

Fawaz Abu Sneineh
Chairman of ICMA MENA Regional Committee; Acting Head of Global Corporate Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Nikolaos Passaris
Head of Treasury Front Office, Majid Al Futtaim

Sarah Pirzada Usmani
Managing Director, Head of Sustainable, Asset & Project Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Amine Bel Hadj Soulami
Member of ICMA’s Board of Directors; Head of Middle East and Africa, BNP Paribas

PRESENTER:

Nicholas Pfaff
Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

MODERATOR:

Bryan Pascoe
Chief Executive, ICMA

PANELISTS:

Rehan Ahmed
Director, Emirates NBD Capital

Zakky Bantan
Head of Funding, Islamic Development Bank

Timucin Engin
Senior Director, Cross-Practice Country Coordinator, GCC Region, S&P Global Ratings

Aditya Kotibhaskar
Senior Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Mashreq Bank