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A partnership for growth - Our sustainable finance podcast series

  • United Kingdom
  • Banking and finance
  • ESG - Sustainable Finance
  • Financial services

09-12-2021

Welcome to the Eversheds Sutherland’s Sustainable Finance podcast, where our international Banking and Finance team will be having conversations alongside a number of industry experts on a variety of topics within the sustainable finance market.

For more information on sustainable finance and ESG more generally, please visit our dedicated Energy Law hub.

Episode 12

In episode 12, Marc Finer, Director in the Debt Finance team and Sustainable Finance lead at KPMG, Ian Tetsill, Head of Debt Finance Strategy at Eversheds Sutherland, and Alex Smith discuss approaches to supporting the sustainability journey.

 

Episode 11

In episode 11, Chris Williams, Partner in our Banking & Finance team, speaks with Alex Smith about the guidance on reporting requirements for green, social and sustainability-linked loans issued by the joint working group of the Loan Market Association (LMA), Loan Syndications & Trading Association (LSTA) and Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA).

Read the guidance here: A guide to the application of the Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles in real estate finance and real estate development finance

 

Episode 10

Piaras Power, Head of Banking and Finance in our Dublin office, talks about the role of the sustainability coordinator on sustainability-linked transactions with Robert King, Head of Sustainability, and Olivia Le Hunte, Associate Director in the Sustainable Finance team, both at HSBC.

 

Episode 9

Head of Infrastructure at Eversheds Sutherland, Mark Dennison, speaks with Arash Mojabi, UK Sustainable Finance Lead within Infrastructure at ING, about the place of infrastructure finance in the transition to net zero and the adaptation of finance products to tackle climate change.

 

Episode 8

Naomi Seward is joined by Lloyd Cochrane from Natwest and Emma Harvey from the Green Finance Institute to discuss green finance in the retail banking and consumer finance sector.

 

Episode 7

Paul Pugh, Corporate Partner and co-lead of Financial Services M&A is joined by Alison Collins, Director Head of ESG programme and Chair of ESH Committee at Pollen Street Capital discuss private capital and sustainable finance.

 

Episode 6

Joules PLC aand Barclays Corporate Banking discuss their experience with ESG linked finance arrangements following Joules' establishment of its sustainability-linked loan with Barclays Bank PLC earlier this year. 

 

Episode 5

Jonathan Malim and Herbert Short continue their discussion on Debt Capital Markets.

 

Episode 4

In the next in our series of podcasts, Jonathan Malim and Herbert Short discuss Debt Capital Markets.

Episode 3

In the next in our series of podcasts, Thomas Freund, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Germany is joined by Coralie De Maesschalck, Head of ESG at Kartesia to discuss SLL's and specifically:

- Appeal of ESG within leveraged finance

- Unique concerns of the leveraged market with ESG

- Developments we would like to see in the market

- How the private debt industry’s ESG agenda will evolve over the next 3 years

 

Episode 2

In the next in our series of podcasts, Alex Smith, Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland is joined by Emma Harvey, Programme Director at the Green Finance Institute and Ian Tetsill, Global Head of Debt Finance Strategy at Eversheds Sutherland to discuss Part 2 of why sustainable credit is good credit.

Episode 1

In the first in our series of podcasts, Alex Smith, Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland is joined by Emma Harvey, Programme Director at the Green Finance Institute and Ian Tetsill, Global Head of Debt Finance Strategy at Eversheds Sutherland to discuss why sustainable credit is good credit.