A new era

Guernsey is aiming to put itself at the forefront of sustainable investment, consolidating its early wins in the environmental and governance space to make it a leading jurisdiction for ESG investment. That was the message from Gillian Browning, Director of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission’s Investment, Fiduciary and Pension Division at the at the 2022 Guernsey Funds Forum on Thursday. “Guernsey hopes it will be at the leading edge of the sustainable and social investment agenda,” she said.

Guernsey Finance and GIIA recruiting for dedicated insurance Business Representative

Guernsey Finance and the Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) are looking to appoint a dedicated Business Development Representative for the Insurance Sector. The move represents a step-change in the way the agency works in partnership with industry to achieve their shared goal of promoting and connecting Guernsey’s specialist financial services industry to the wider world. It will be the first time that a sector-specific Business Development Representative will be appointed with objectives directed by both Guernsey Finance and GIIA to ensure they meet industry’s requirements.

Guernsey Finance and GIIA recruiting for dedicated insurance Business Representative

Guernsey Finance and the Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) are looking to appoint a dedicated Business Development Representative for the Insurance Sector. The move represents a step-change in the way the agency works in partnership with industry to achieve their shared goal of promoting and connecting Guernsey’s specialist financial services industry to the wider world. It will be the first time that a sector-specific Business Development Representative will be appointed with objectives directed by both Guernsey Finance and GIIA to ensure they meet industry’s requirements.

Guernsey proposes world leading Natural Capital Fund Regime

Guernsey’s specialist financial services sector is celebrating yet another world first that will fortify its global reputation as a leader in sustainable finance. Guernsey’s Financial Services Commission has published two consultation papers proposing the introduction of what could be the world’s first Natural Capital Fund regime accompanied by further guidance to guard against greenwashing.   Once introduced, the regime will build on the success of Guernsey’s world-leading position in sustainable finance by creating a fund regime to help channel investment into biodiversity and natural capital projects.

TISE welcomes record green bond to sustainable segment

The International Stock Exchange (TISE), headquartered in Guernsey, has welcomed the UK vehicle leasing sector’s largest green bond to its sustainable market segment, TISE Sustainable. Zenith Finco Plc has issued £475,000,000 6.500% Green Senior Secured Notes, due 2027, which has been listed on TISE’s Qualified Investor Bond Market (QIBM) and admitted to TISE Sustainable.