Sustainable Investing in Munis: Masters of the Muniverse

Masters of the Muniverse is a monthly podcast hosted by Bloomberg’s Senior US Municipal Strategist, Eric Kazatsky. In the January 2022 episode, panel members discussed sustainable investing in the municipal market. Kestrel CEO, Monica Reid, explained why ESG is important in the municipal market, where there is opportunity for growth, and how to think about the just transition to a decarbonized economy.

The Accounting & Finance Virtual Roundtable is an opportunity for public power professionals to learn, network, and discuss current trends and issues with peers from around the country. Kestrel CEO Monica Reid provided an introduction to green bonds for utilities.

Connecticut Green Bank’s fourth webinar in the Renewable Energy of Community series. This webinar highlights some of the latest sustainable investing practices and tools, including the Green Bank’s upcoming second issuance of Green Liberty Bonds, a bond created for retail investors. Kestrel CEO Monica Reid gives an introduction to green bonds and describes how green bonds can be used as an innovative finance tool.

First in a series of webinars sponsored by the California Municipal Utilities Association, Sacramento Municipal Utility District & Climate Bonds Initiative. Panelists, including Kestrel CEO Monica Reid, provide an overview of green bonds: what they are, green labeling & designations, benefits, best practice, and how they are being used by California municipal utilities.

Bryan Garcia and Eric Shrago of the Connecticut Green Bank explain how “Green Liberty Bonds” will expand clean energy investment, and discuss Kestrel Verifiers’ role in Climate Bonds Certification. Hosted by Chip Barnett of The Bond Buyer.

Second webinar in the series Green Bonds in the Golden State: A Practical Path for Issuers presented by the California State Treasurer’s California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC). This session focuses on the practical elements of project evaluation, the plan of finance, and the certification model that positions a project for the most advantageous green issuance. Kestrel CEO Monica Reid shares the verifier’s perspective—describing what’s involved in an external review and how this supports the green bond designation.