Wednesday, November 2 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Bonds are the largest source of capital in the global market and a familiar tool to the retail industry. "Green" bonds, which specifically fund sustainability projects, are become increasingly popular as financiers and investors show more interest in the larger impact of the projects they support.
Finance, sustainability & energy retail professionals should join this retailer-only webinar to learn why your company may want to explore an external financing strategy like green bonds, and three approaches to green bonds to consider:
1. Traditional Corporate
2. Collaborative (between multiple companies)
3. Internal for Employees
Jim Thomas, Vice President of Sustainability, Safety, Environment, Risk, Ethics & Compliance, Petco
Mr. Thomas develops and leads Petco's long-range sustainability strategies, collaborating closely with the Executive Board and Leadership Team. Prior to joining Petco, he was the Vice President, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for JCPenney for five years. He also worked for Novartis for 20 years, most recently serving as Vice President, Organizational Compliance for the Gerber Products Division.
Trenton Allen, Manager Director & CEO, Sustainable Capital Advisors
Mr. Allen is an experienced energy and banking professional with nearly 20 years and $18 Billion in transaction experience. Mr. Allen has financed a wide range of projects including water, wastewater, energy efficiency, fossil and renewable energy for utility, business and governmental clients.