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Virtual Roundtable: Can Social Bonds Help Save the World?

Friday, February 19, 2021
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Maud Le Moine

Head of SSA Debt Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Maya Shah

Head of Operations, Global Survivors Fund

David J. Scheffer

Visiting Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

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