PDI Picks – 4/24/2023

Lenders must rise to the ESG challenge


From being seen as non-participants, debt providers are these days seen as having a crucial role to play in driving responsible borrower behaviour.

Long gone are the days when lenders were considered backseat drivers, with little to add to the debate on how borrowers should be engaging with environmental, social and governance issues. These days, as one market source recently commented to PDI, “the role lenders have in driving ESG as stakeholders is absolutely huge”.