THE EMERGING MARKETS
bringing together leading policy experts,
the world's largest investors,
and government and corporate leaders
to solve the world's most pressing challenges
STRENGTHENING THE PUBLIC SECTOR
through more transparent government budgets and contracts
ADVANCING ESG INTELLIGENCE
to lower risks and raise returns
ADVANCING INTER-GENERATIONAL EQUITY
through responsible resource governance
Who we are
The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that enables institutional emerging market investors to support good governance, promote sustainable development, and improve investment performance in the governments and companies in which they invest. The Alliance seeks to raise awareness and advocate for these issues through collaboration among investors, companies or governments, and public policy experts.LEARN MORE
Labeled Bonds Standards
Directors and asset managers working with policy partners aim to increase standards in green, social, sustainable and sustainability-linked bonds. This group has developed enhanced standards for labeled bond issuance to diminish greenwashing and contribute to developments of the evolving labelled market while serving sustainability efforts. The Alliance will continue to identify challenges throughout the lifecycle of debt issuance and work to find ways to increase the quality of material E, S and G conditions in loan, bond and official sector structures.
White Paper on the Emerging Market Debt Crisis and G20 letter
As of June 28, the IMF had approved $244 million in debt relief and $65 billion in emergency financing to low- and middle-income countries, despite estimating that these countries will have additional financial needs of $2.5 trillion. The Alliance has published a White Paper to foster cooperation among policy makers, government officials, and investors, and to move the discussion beyond the short-term provision of liquidity and toward longer term measures that promote fiscal and debt transparency, debt oversight, and environmental sustainability
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12/07/2021 - 00:00
5th Annual EM ESG Conference 2021 December 7 & 8
Join us for the longest-running conference dedicated exclusively to ESG in emerging markets. The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance's EM ESG Conference brings together emerging market corporate and sovereign issuers, ESG policy experts, and investors representing over $30 trillion in AUM.
11/17/2021 - 09:00
Climbing the ESG Learning Curve: Lessons Learned in Emerging Markets
The Emerging Markets Investors Alliance is pleased to host our next ESG Initiative call with Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO) Climbing the ESG Learning Curve: Lessons Learned in Emerging Markets
11/14/2021 - 09:00
Extractive Industries Webinar: Payments-to-Governments Disclosure: New Opportunities and Challenges (Tuesday, November 16th, 9 am EST / 2 pm GMT)
Over the last two decades, the disclosure of project-level payments to governments has become a global norm in the mining, oil, and gas sectors, thanks to overwhelming investor support.
11/10/2021 - 10:00
Webinar: Economic Consequences of LGBT Discrimination: Ghana’s Family Values Bill (Wednesday, November 10, 10 am EST / 3 pm GMT)
The Alliance will host a panel of experts to discuss the economic impacts of discrimination. Recently, Ghana has proposed new legislation that would not just criminalize being a LGBT+ person, but for voicing support or advocating for them as well.
11/04/2021 - 11:00
Sovereign Decarbonization Webinar: “Beyond Glasgow: Meeting Climate Ambition with Climate Finance” (Thursday, November 4th 11 am EDT/ 3 pm GMT)
At COP26 in Glasgow, a major, and recurring point of discussion will be on how increasingly ambitious commitments from countries on global climate goals are going to be financed.
10/28/2021 - 10:00
Extractive Industries Webinar: Understanding Community Development Agreements (CDAs), challenges and effectiveness (Thursday October 28th, 10am ET / 3pm BST
Mining and oil & gas projects are often located in remote locations with significant impact on local communities. It is essential for companies to ensure these communities are on board before and during the project.
10/07/2021 - 10:00
The Debt and Fiscal Governance Program Webinar: “The Transition Away from Coal”
The Alliance’s Debt and Fiscal Governance Program will host Chris Radojewski, Programme Advisor - Secretariat, Powering Past Coal Alliance, Durand D’souza, Data Scientist, Carbon Tracker Initiative, and Jana Velebova, Senior Portfolio Manager, Bluebay, to discuss the deleterious effect of coal an
09/17/2021 - 10:00
Agriculture Program: Deforestation in the Gran Chaco
This event represents the Agriculture Program’s first webinar on agriculture driven deforestation in the Gran Chaco ecoregion. The Gran Chaco is the second largest forested ecoregion in South America after the Amazon and spans four countries (Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Brazil).
09/14/2021 - 09:00
ESG Initiative Webinar: EM Sovereign Sustainability – from Weak to Strong
The Alliance’s ESG Initiative will host Kroum Sourov, Lead Sovereign ESG Analyst, Candriam, to discuss Candriam’s approach to ESG in emerging market sovereign debt investing and the challenges of integrating ESG considerations into emerging market portfolios.
09/02/2021 - 10:00
Inaugural APAC EM ESG Conference, Sept 2-3
Join top investors, ESG experts and emerging market corporates at the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance’s first annual conference dedicated to ESG issues in APAC. From 10 am until 4:30 pm HKT on September 2 and 10 am until 12:50 pm on September 3, 2021.