Published : August 2022
Sustainable Debt Primer: Four Steps to Follow Before Entering the Market
A framework for finance and corporate sustainability leaders
As the financial drivers of corporate sustainability and overseers of capital structure, business leaders must be savvy about new sustainable debt instruments. For companies with green goals and projects, sustainable debt is not only an additional pool of capital, but also a means to generate revenue, insulate from market volatility, and more. However, while financial leaders are familiar with conventional debt financing, many are new to these green financing tools and are uncertain how or where to begin.
This primer serves sustainability and finance teams who can utilize green debt as a means to meet their companies’ ESG and financial performance goals concurrently. It outlines four steps an organization should follow before entering the sustainable debt market and offers suggestions for how to set up their companies for success in this fast-growing space.
Sustainability teams and finance teams who can utilize green debt as a means to meet their companies ESG and financial performance goals concurrently
- 4 steps to follow before entering the sustainable debt market
- Snapshots and case examples that highlight practices and conditions associated with successful green debt offerings