Ensuring capacity for recovery through sustainable development bonds
Speaker: Jingdong Hua, Vice-President and Treasurer, World Bank
The issuance of sustainable development bonds has brought together the public and private sectors to finance the sustainable development goals and set global standards for environmental, social and governance investing. As the coronavirus crisis affects all aspects of society and the economy, the timely and plentiful availability of financial instruments is critical to ensure recovery from the downturn and continued commitment to the SDGs. Jingdong Hua, vice-president and treasurer of the World Bank, discusses sustainable development bonds and the future of ESG investing.
10:30-11:30 (New York)