9th June – Funding for Sustainability Projects – where to start? Webinar with Carrie Ng , Head of Commercial Banking, HSBC Guernsey
Guernsey Finance Sustainable Finance Week Fringe Event: In the 2019 HSBC Navigator Survey, 26% and 24% of businesses are motivated to become sustainable to improve operational efficiency and meet regulatory standards respectively, yet 35% of businesses see financing as a barrier. There are green loans and sustainability linked loans in the market to support businesses to transition to a low-carbon economy, but what are they? And what does businesses need to know before approaching their lenders to speak about such offerings? Come find out!
10th June – Overview of the Principles for Responsible Investment(PRI) webinar with Jennifer Strachan, ESG Consultant, IAM Advisory
Guernsey Finance Sustainable Finance Week Fringe Event: The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) – what are they and how can they help guide the finance industry to better understand and deliver sustainable investment?
The PRI is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment which works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. There are currently 12 Guernsey signatories of the PRI, and many more whose parent organisations are signatories. Explore what being a signatory entails and what this means for investors who are seeking service providers who are aligned to their sustainable investment goals in this talk.