The Roundtable will provide an opportunity for actors in the sustainable finance community to come together from across Europe to discuss the latest trends and innovations.
This year, UNEP FI is celebrating its 25th anniversary and it is building on the success of the Global Roundtable with the first series of Regional Roundtables. The Regional Roundtable in Europe will be held in Geneva, the home of UNEP FI secretariat. The Roundtable will provide an opportunity for actors in the sustainable finance community to come together from across Europe to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice. At this crucial gathering of regional sustainable finance leaders, participants will identify ways for the finance community to become catalysts for sustainable, climate-resilient development. WHO WILL BE THERE? Leaders from all parts of the financial system (bank, insurance, investment) as well as from civil society, academia, and government from your region will be meeting in a city close to you, to celebrate our achievements and look to the future of sustainable finance. Some of the confirmed speakers as of August 2017: • Elliott Harris, UN Assistant Secretary-General • Sabine Doebeli, CEO, Swiss Sustainable Finance • Saker Nusseibeh, CEO, Hermes Investment Management • David Pitt-Watson, Former Co-Chair, UNEP FI • Olivier Rousseau, Executive Director, Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites (The French Pension Reserve Fund) • Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) • Scott Vaughan, President & CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS? At each roundtable, you will have the chance to meet, connect and learn from experts as we discuss the quickly evolving sustainability agenda and developments in integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues into financial institutions: • Panel session on the Progress on Sustainable Finance (and the Long Road Ahead) • Plenary session on the topic of The Paris Agreement, the TCFD and beyond: managing risk, seizing opportunity & enabling the climate economic transition • Dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Finance • Side Event by Swiss Sustainable Finance on Wealth Management with Impact Please register your participation directly at UNEP FI website.If you have any enquiry, please contact UNEP FI Europe Network Coordinator, Ms. Paola Baldomero (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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