Green Bond Market Development

Live Webinar: Green Bonds – An innovative and efficient way of financing green investment in Africa

Green bonds have emerged as a key financial instrument for financing the transition to resource-efficient, low-carbon economies.
This webinar gives a practical and concise introduction to the essentials of green bonds, covering the following topics:

  • Background: Why green bonds matter
  • What is a green bond
  • Green bond market development
  • Why issue and invest in green bonds
  • The Green Bond Principles & other standards
  • How to set up a green bond framework
  • The green bond issuance process
  • External reviews
  • Impact reporting


Ben Powell, Senior Banker, Climate & Sustainable Finance, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)

Harald Francke Lund , CEO CICERO Shades of Green, Center for International Climate Research – Oslo (CICERO)


Luiza Linton, Project Manager, Sustainable Finance, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Presentation slides


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