This session explores the extent to which instruments like green bonds and sustainability-linked loans are useful tools for accomplishing sustainability outcomes, versus simply facilitating greenwashing. Topics of discussion include what makes a good labelled bond or loan, and how investors can engage with borrowers on their labelled issuance.


  • Nneka Chike-Obi, APAC Head of ESG Ratings and Research, Sustainable Fitch
  • Ulf Erlandsson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute
  • Cedric Rimaud, Independent Green Bond Expert
  • Bonnie Wongtrakool, Global Head of ESG Investments and Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company

Moderator: Matthew McAdam, Director, Asia Pacific, PRI