Venue
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Event Date Wed Aug 4 +08 (3 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Aug 3 10:00pm - Tue Aug 3 11:00pm
Location Zoom
Region APAC
Details

Social bond markets have grown rapidly amid the pandemic. This webinar discusses potential social impacts of social bonds in tackling developing Asia’s most urgent social issues, in both the short and long term. The findings help maximize the impact of the social bond market for sustainable development in Asia.

Objectives

Webinar participants will engage with a group of experts as they:

• Present key findings of the ADB study Promoting Social Bonds for Impact Investments in Asia
• Share knowledge on development trends of social bond markets and potential contribution of social bonds in tackling developing Asia’s most urgent social issues.
• Discuss how to maximize the impact of the social bond market for sustainable development in Asia.

Speakers

2021 Speakers:

WEBINAR HOST AND MODERATOR:

Kosintr Puongsophol
Financial Sector Specialist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank

PRESENTER AND PANELIST:

Jason Mortimer
Head, Sustainable Investment – Fixed Income and Senior Portfolio Manager, Nomura Asset Management, Tokyo, Japan

PANELISTS

Shu Tian
Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank

Ricco Zhang
Senior Director, Asia Pacific, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)