Capital markets news, opinion and data service GlobalCapital has named global law firm White & Case "Best Green/SRI Law Firm" at its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018, presented at a ceremony in Amsterdam on September 4.
Selected based on the results of a poll of market participants, the Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards "commend the issuers, investors, investment banks and other market participants that have most impressed market participants, and contributed most to expanding, strengthening and developing sustainable and responsible capital markets," according to GlobalCapital.
Paris-based White & Case partner Cenzi Gargaro, who attended the awards ceremony, said: "It was a great pleasure accepting the award on behalf of all the members of the sustainable finance team that made it possible. A large and varied cross-practice, cross-office group all recognized by the market that made the award. How can the market be wrong!"
White & Case's Capital Markets Practice has long been acknowledged as a leader in the green finance space. Our sustainable finance knowledge and experience covers a range of industries, issuers, dealers/managers and financial intermediaries, investors, structures and financial service providers.
White & Case is also a contributing Observer Member of the ICMA Green Bond Principles Working Group, a select member of the Green Finance Initiative Partnership lead by HM Treasury, the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the City of London and an Advisor to the Bank of England as chair of the G20 Green Finance Study Group, the ICMA green bonds underwriter legal risk mitigation working group, the chair of UK Green Finance Initiative (UK GFI) Green Islamic Finance Working Group and CBI Partners and members of the Climate Bonds Initiative Legal Roundtable.