QED conference on Sustainable Finance 2020


15 September 2020 | 14.00 – 17.10

Virtual conference





Panel 1: From Brown to Green - Financing the transition

How can the Europe's financial services industry support the EU's climate targets?






14.00 - 14.05   Introduction by moderator


14.05 - 14.40   Introductory remarks


14.40 - 15.30   Panel discussion





Speaker line-up:


Martin Spolc Head of Unit, Financial technology and sustainable finance DG FISMA, European Commission

Rüdiger Senft Head of Sustainability, Commerzbank

Sébastien Godinot Economist, WWF European Policy Office

David Henry Doyle Head of Government Affairs & Public Policy, EMEA, S&P Global

Simone Dettling Banking Team Lead UN Environment Finance Initiative



Carlos Martin Tornero Senior Reporter, Responsible Investor








Panel 2: Non-Financial Reporting

Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) – what is the experience so far? Upcoming NFRD review - what can we except? What role can non-financial reporting play in the EU’s efforts to live up to the Paris agreement?






15.45 - 16.20   Introductory remarks


16.20 - 17.10   Panel discussion




Speaker line-up:


Elena Arveras Policy Officer Non-Financial Reporting, European Commission

Alessandro d'Eri Senior Policy Officer, European Securities and Markets Authority

Hilde Blomme Deputy CEO, Accountancy Europe

Filip Ferrante General Manager Corporate Sustainability, KBC Group NV

Catherine Howarth Chief Executive, ShareAction





Carlos Martin Tornero Senior Reporter, Responsible Investor




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