Description

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. 

How to join

Registration is closed.

Webinar host and moderator

Kosintr Puongsophol

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

Presenter and panelist

Jason Mortimer

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

Panelists

Shu Tian

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

Ricco Zhang

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

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