With the kind help of an independent panel of judges – who are investors – the Awards seek to recognise those that excel, innovate and contribute to the successful development of the market.
Winners of Environmental Finance’s Bond Awards can take pride in having been recognised by the market for their thought-leadership, best practice or innovation.As the market continues to grow and evolve, so too have the awards. The 2021 Bond Awards have new categories for sustainability-linked bonds and sustainability-linked loans.
IDB Invest was recognized with 3 awards:
-Award for innovation – bond structure (social bond); initiative of the year – social bond: Davivienda/IDB Invest, for their work on the world’s first gender-linked bond based on achieving outcomes.
-Award for innovation – use of proceeds (social bond): Banco W/IDB Invest, for the first social bond with a gender perspective issued by a commercial microfinance institution in Colombia.
-Green project bond of the year: CADU/IDB Invest, for the first Climate Bond Initiative (CBI) certified green bond for the housing sector in Latin America