GB-TAP - ESG Webinar Series: Can Sustainable Finance Help Avoid an Emerging Market Debt Crisis?

July 16, 2020

In this one-hour webinar, discussion centered around the transformative potential of sustainable finance as a way to address potential future challenges for emerging market debt sustainability. Seeking ways to “build back better” from the COVID-19 health crisis and recession, policymakers are looking to debt instruments aligned with sustainability.

In our latest assessment of emerging market hard-currency bonds, IFC reported on the ways governments and bond issuers are planning to use climate and social bonds to raise capital for a green recovery.

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