Programme

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PROGRAMME

Introduction to the conference

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), EESC

Welcome statement by the President

  • Christa Schweng, President of the EESC

Upcoming initiatives in relation to sustainable finance and an EU Green Bond Standard

  • Alain Deckers, Head of Unit, Corporate reporting, audit and credit rating agencies, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA), European Commission

Institutional and research perspectives

  • Laura Cravo, Conduct Policy Manager, Financial Services Department, Portuguese Ministry of Finance, Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union 
  • Alexander Lehmann, Non-resident fellow, Bruegel
  • Matthias Narr, Head Engagement International, Ethos - Swiss Foundation for Sustainable Development
  • Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP, Co-Rapporteur in the European Parliament for the EU Sustainable Finance taxonomy
  • Barbara Bijelic, Legal Expert, Responsible Business Conduct, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD

The policy proposals of organised civil society and stakeholders

  • Carlos Trias Pintó, rapporteur for EESC opinions on Sustainable Finance, delegate to the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI)
  • Antoni Ballabriga, Chair of the Sustainable Financer Working Group, European Banking Federation-EBF 
  • Marco Cilento, Head of Institutional policy, ETUC 
  • Edoardo Carlucci, Research & Policy Officer, Better Finance- The European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users
  • Victor van Hoorn, Executive Director, European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) 

Conclusions

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), EESC

Simultaneous interpretation : EN/FR/IT
The conference is webstreamed and recorded.
External participants can ask questions via the Q&A and polling platform Slido.

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