Event #94 - Shipping and Sustainability Financing: Panel Webinar

About this event :

Topic: “Shipping and Sustainability Financing: Panel Webinar”

Date: Thursday, 25 March 2021 from 13:00-14:00 (London local time)

Everyone in the shipping industry knows that it must transition to net zero. But with little consensus on how that transition should happen, the pressure for change is building very much from the financing side. Over twenty shipping banks (and counting) have signed up to the Poseidon Principles. And now, some shipowners have issued Sustainability Linked Bonds, setting themselves targets which, if they can meet them, will give them access to low cost financing from a new, deep and environmentally conscious investor base.

Two of these forward-thinking shipping companies, Seaspan and Odfjell, spoke about their journey to sustainability so far and all things net zero.

Panel speakers included:

Moderator: Vivek Srivastava, Shipping Industry Economist & Strategist

The Sustainability Imperative

The Watson Farley & Williams report “The Sustainability Imperative; ESG – Reshaping the funding and governance of shipping” sets out to see how those within the industry – owners, charterers, financiers and investors – are dealing with the biggest issues facing the shipping sector today.

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