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March 20, 2023

PUBLIC EVENT - Joining the dots: climate, nature and the sovereign debt crisis

31 March 2023, 11:30-12:30 - including Q&A

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels or Online

There is a need to finance the transition to a nature-positive, net-zero world in an increasingly stressed context of climate change, biodiversity loss and unsustainable sovereign debt levels. This event, co-organised by NatureFinance and Bruegel, will discuss how the issuance of sustainability performance-linked sovereign bonds that reward climate and nature outcomes can catalyse the called-for revolution in sovereign debt markets. NatureFinance will launch a new Sustainability-linked Sovereign Debt paper - ‘More for less – scaling sustainability-linked sovereign debt’ and Bruegel will explore their paper on ‘Delivering on the EU’s ‘net zero’ target: the potential of sovereign sustainability-linked bonds’.

Find out more and register > https://lnkd.in/eaEh4UVw

Speakers include Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Director at Bruegel, Alexander Lehmann, Non-resident fellow at Bruegel, Fiona Stewart, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank and Simon Zadek, Executive Director, NatureFinance

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