Developments in Bond Markets contributing to Sustainability under COVID-19 – Globally and in Japan

Market experts will consider key questions for sustainable finance in 2020 and 2021: Will the dramatic increase in social and sustainability bond issuance, driven by Covid-19, continue in the long term? How can sustainable bond markets support global economic recovery? What is the proper role of the official sector in terms of regulation, taxonomies, and sustainable finance incentives? And can we ensure that global recovery programmes have positive environmental and social impact?