24 November 2021

How to build a credible green bond market

Wednesday 1st of December, the EACB together with Accountancy Europe organised the webinar How to build a credible green bond market. The online event brought together speakers from the European Commission, the European Parliament, Accountancy Europe, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and the EACB to debate on how green bonds can help achieve a climate-neutral Europe by 2050 and the proposal by the European Commission for a standard to certify green bonds in the EU.

Read the press release here.

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The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) and Accountancy Europe are delighted to co-organise and welcome you to participate in a new webinar on:

How to build a credible green bond market

1 December 2021, 12:00-13:30

With the European Green Deal, the European Commission (EC) sets Europe on a path to become climate neutral by 2050. Achieving this objective requires massive investments and green bonds are a key tool to help channel funds towards green projects. 

The European Green Bond Standard (EUGBS) for EU green bonds issuance introduces requirements aiming at reducing uncertainties for issuers and investors and bringing credibility to the green bond market. Together with our speakers, we will debate the proposal’s key elements and related issues as well as how to build a credible green bond market.

To know more about the EACB's latest activities on this subject, please consult this page.

Our speakers:

  • Sven Gentner, Head of Unit Asset Management, European Commission
  • Paul Tang, MEP, (S&D/NL)
  • Wim Bartels, Chair Sustainability Policy Group, Accountancy Europe & Partner, KPMG
  • Miguel García de Eulate, Financial markets, UNACC
  • Marieke van Berkel, Head of Retail Banking, Payments, Digitalisation & Financial Markets, EACB
  • Noémi Robert, Director, Accountancy Europe

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