InfoQuest (March 2, 2021) - According to Director General, Public Debt Management Office Patricia Mongkhonvanit, Thailand's Sustainability Bond won the Roll of Honour of Regional Awards: Domestic Bond in the IFR Asia Awards 2020 ranked by International Financing Review Asia (IFR Asia), following the titles of Thailand's Best Sustainable Bond, Thailand's Best Issuer for Sustainable Finance under Triple A Country Awards 2020, and regional Best Sustainability Bond under Deals of the Year – Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards 2020.
The Public Debt Management Office under the Ministry of Finance of Thailand issued Sustainability Bond for the first time in FY2020 for financing projects related to environmental and social development. At present, Sustainability Bond has received 65 billion baht fixed capital; the Office schedules to continue to issue the bonds to improve the liquidity of bonds and promote sustainable investment, with a target fixed fund of more than 100 billion baht.
Patricia said that the Office sincerely appreciated every investor and everyone who contributed to the award, and Sustainability Bond was expected to promote all forces to contribute to solving environmental and social problems, thus promoting Thailand to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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