QED conference on Sustainable Finance 2020

24 March 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?

 

 

 

Programme

 

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

 

Moderator:

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?

 

 

 

Programme

 

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

 

 

 

Moderator:

Carlos Martin Tornero Senior Reporter, Responsible Investor

 

 

 

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