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Like corporate and institutional investors, the $4 trillion dollar municipal bond market is increasingly grappling with how to account more accurately for ESG goals. This panel will unpack the key issues surrounding "ESG for Munis" by highlighting practical efforts and high-impact issuances that both bond investors and bond issuers can learn from to move from ESG frameworks to actual outcomes. This panel will explore emerging models and case studies where public finance practitioners have leveraged muni market tools to amplify impact and mitigate risk for issuers and investors.

Moderator

Caitlin MacLean
Senior Director, Innovative Finance, Milken Institute

Speakers

Dana Bezerra
President, The Heron Foundation

Laura Brunner
President and CEO, Port of Cincinnati

Hector Negroni
Founder and CEO, Foundation Credit

Shawn Wooden
Treasurer, State of Connecticut