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Alex Kennedy

Head of Sustainable Finance Solutions

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Meet the author

Alex is the Head of Sustainable Finance Solutions within the wider Sustainable Finance team at Standard Chartered Bank.

Alex is responsible for offering bespoke Sustainable Finance solutions to the Bank and to its clients. Alex has been instrumental in the issuance of the Bank’s three Sustainability Bonds and in the Bank’s launch of the world-first sustainable money market deposit in 2019. Since then, he has led the rollout of ESG derivatives, ESG repos, sustainable savings accounts, sustainable trade finance, green mortgages and an NDC aligned climate loan. He is the Bank’s lead on frameworks, taxonomies, and sustainable finance impact reporting.

Alex helped establish and now sits on the board of a social enterprise operating between London and Kenya that serves to empower young people through employment.

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Navigate the future | 19 Nov 2021