QED conference on Sustainable Finance 2020



We regret to inform you that our QED Conference on Sustainable Finance (24 March 2020) has been postponed due to the spread of Covid-19 and the latest developments of the situation.


We are sorry for the inconvenience, but the health and safety of everyone included in this event is our highest priority.


A new event date will be announced shortly. If you are already registered for the event your registration will remain valid for the new date.



Q3 2020, 14.00 – 17.50, registration and welcome coffee from 13.30

De Warande, Rue Zinner 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium




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 - 15.00   Introductory remarks


15.00 - 15.40   Panel discussion


15.40 - 16.00   Coffee break





Speaker line-up:


Sirpa Pietikäinen Member of the European Parliament

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



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?






16.00 - 17.00   Introductory remarks


17.00 - 17.40   Panel discussion


17.40 - 17.50   Conclusion




Speaker line-up:


Isabelle Grauer-Gaynor Team Leader for Corporate Finance & Reporting, European Securities and Markets Authority

Hilde Blomme Deputy CEO, Accountancy Europe

Chris Muyldermans Counsel Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Public Affairs, KBC Group NV

Catherine Howarth Chief Executive, ShareAction

European Commission name of speaker tbc





Carlos Martin Tornero Senior Reporter, Responsible Investor




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