Marine AbiadExecutive VP, Distribution, France at Goldman Sachs Structured Products
Marine is a sales analyst at Goldman Sachs Structured Products who will be talking about the Goldman Sachs' Euronext CDP Environment France, the first ever index to use corporate scores on water security and forests alongside those for climate change.
The index are licensed exclusively to Goldman Sachs for use as the underlying for structured products for sale in the retail market in France, Belgium, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.
Supported by a European political context increasingly in favour of developing green finance, the two new indexes allow for greater diversification in the products offered to retail investors in Europe.
“The Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals demand that significant capital is allocated to low carbon, water-secure and deforestation-free businesses. The launch of these new indices marks a milestone in delivering a selection global stocks which aiming to outperform the rest of the market across three critical themes of climate change, water and forests.”
"ESG themes are a central topic in our economy’s current development and a subject of growing concern and interest from investors. Launching the indices demonstrates our belief in designing solutions that offer our clients the opportunity & the transparency to invest in sustainable instruments through structured products. The AMF has made sustainable finance a building block of its five-year vision (« #Supervision 2022 »), thereby recognizing the underlying trend at play in the industry as well as the expectations of a growing number of stakeholders. We are convinced that sustainable finance enables financial markets to play a virtuous role in the economy.”