European Union Delegation to Singapore

Post COP 26 - The global momentum for sustainable capital to address social and environmental challenges

12/11/2021 - 01:53
Conferences & conventionsThematic series

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero pledge by banks, investors and insurers representing $130 trillion in assets to decarbonize their business by mid-century, is one of a growing number of global initiatives and regulatory incentives to align lending and investment flows with the Paris Agreement and national climate plans.

This event is presented by the Australian Sustainable Finance Institute, Climate-KIC Australia and the European Union-Australia Climate Business Network as part of a series supported for the European Union to share knowledge and support the implementation of the Australian Sustainable Finance Roadmap. 

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero pledge by banks, investors and insurers representing $130 trillion in assets to decarbonize their business by mid-century, is one of a growing number of global initiatives and regulatory incentives to align lending and investment flows with the Paris Agreement and national climate plans.

Please join us to hear about the implications of the COP 26 outcomes for Australian business and finance and investment sector at the upcoming (virtual) event:

‘Post COP26 - The global momentum for sustainable capital to address social and environmental challenges’ on Wednesday, 24th November at 6.00pm - 7.30pm AEDT/8am - 9.30am CET’

Moderated by the ABC ‘s 7.30 Report Nadia Daly, the Australian and European industry, government and diplomatic representatives to share their perspectives on the economic and social imperatives for financial institutions to drive the transition to an equitable and sustainable future while delivering economic growth are:

Alex Heath - Head of International Department, Reserve Bank of Australia

Louise Cantillon - British Consul General and Deputy Trade Commissioner, Asia Pacific for Australia and NZ

Paulina Dejmek Hack - Director for General Affairs, Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets (DG FISMA), European Commission.

Kylie Macfarlane - Chief Operating Officer, Insurance Council of Australia

Louise Davidson - Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors

We hope you will join us on Wednesday 24th November for what promises to be a lively discussion on the drive for economic and finance system transformation to address climate change and a range of other sustainability challenges.

24/11/2021

Virtual
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