ESG in Muniland: What Issuers Need to Know
E-S-G, Environmental-Social-Governance, factors are becoming more commonplace in the municipal market. Whether it is issuing labeled “green” or “social” bonds or material ESG factors related to an entity’s general credits, governments need to be aware of how they can drive these conversations. Join this session to get grounded on these topics, including an extensive review of GFOA’s new Best Practices in these areas. Governments of all types of sizes will be able to learn and use information to assist with their next credit rating presentations, disclosures that may be appropriate for posting, and when and how labeling a bond as “green” or “social” may be appropriate.