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How can sustainable finance contribute to the Paris climate goals?

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What is the role of sustainable finance in reaching the Paris Climate goals? What are the specific proposals towards this goal and which are the challenges facing the implementation of green finance?

September 25, 2017, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Energy & Climate

On 25 September Bruegel will for the second time host an afternoon event on the role of sustainable finance. The experts’ insights and proposals will feed into the work of the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
Bruegel gathers expertise among sustainable bankers, investors and academics to set out an agenda for sustainable finance in Europe. How can sustainable finance contribute to the Paris climate goals and accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy? The results from the discussion will feed into the Commission’s sustainable finance consultation.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Framing the role of finance in society
  • How the transition can be made
  • Specific proposals for green finance
  • Illustrative and inspiring examples of values-based banking
  • Challenges to implementing green finance

 

This event will be livestreamed on this webpage at 13:00 CET. There is no need to register for the livestream 

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Schedule

Sep 25, 2017

12:30-13:00

Check-in and lunch

13:00-14:15

Panel discussion

Chair: Viktoria Dendrinou, Reporter, Bloomberg

Peter Blom, Chair, Global Alliance for Banking on Values & CEO, Triodos Bank

Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive, ShareAction

Stewart James, Managing Director, Group Government Affairs, HSBC

Dirk Schoenmaker, Senior Fellow

14:15-14:30

Coffee break

14:30-15:00

Closing speech: Europe’s Sustainable Finance Agenda

Olivier Guersent, Director General, European Commission, DG FISMA

15:00

End

Speakers

Peter Blom

Chair, Global Alliance for Banking on Values & CEO, Triodos Bank

Viktoria Dendrinou

Reporter, Bloomberg

Olivier Guersent

Director General, European Commission, DG FISMA

Catherine Howarth

Chief Executive, ShareAction

Stewart James

Managing Director, Group Government Affairs, HSBC

Dirk Schoenmaker

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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