- Renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean transportation are the most promising growth sectors in the ASEAN’s green bond market.
- Tax incentives could be an effective means of increasing the supply of and demand for green bonds.
- Development partners can help introduce green bonds into less developed markets by supporting interest entities with technical assistance and good practices.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of climate change serve as a wake-up call for policymakers, corporations, investors, and all other relevant stakeholders to integrate environmental, social, and governance factors into their operations and daily lives. While the ASEAN's sustainable bond market has grown significantly in recent years, there is still a pressing need for massive sustainable investments, but time is running out. A panel of experts will discuss the key findings of a green bond market survey in ASEAN and explore potential solutions for mobilizing private capital on a large scale through capital markets.