This session will provide a taste of the World Bank’s new Sovereign ESG Data Portal, an important enhancement to the data kit. Furthermore case studies by Payden & Rygel Investment Management and Union Investment will provide examples of how to consider ESG factors in sovereign debt analysis. The session builds on the PRI’s new Practical Guide to ESG Integration in Sovereign Debt.

Anna Georgieva, Manager, Investment Practices, PRI (moderator)
Fiona Stewart, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation, World Bank
Johannes Böhm, Portfolio Management ESG Analyst, Union Investment
Kristin Ceva, CFA, Managing Principal, Payden & Rygel Investment Management