Date: 27 October 2020
Time: 15:30 - 17:00 CET
Trillions of euros will need to be mobilized globally to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs). Europe alone has identified a yearly gap of over 180 billion euro to finance policies and investments necessary to keep the global temperatures in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.
Without a concrete collaboration between the public and private sector, the current gaps in funding cannot be closed. As two thirds of the European economy are financed by banks, they play a crucial role in supporting the transition towards a sustainable Europe 2030.
At the same time, companies need to increase their disclosure of ESG-related information to attract green investments. Multiple initiatives have emerged to address climate disclosure in sustainability reporting, such as the 2017 TCFD recommendations and Guidelines on Climate-Related Reporting to complement the Non-Financial Reporting Directive.
In this session, we will present the latest trends and developments in sustainable finance and reporting scenarios, showcasing ESG best practices from banks, rating agencies, and companies.
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We are proud to announce that, Rebecca Self, Director Sustainable Finance at South Pole will be speaking at this roundtable.