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Taking stock of global sustainability reporting

This closed-door event will discuss standards for the measurement and disclosure of climate-related exposures.

Date: April 20, 2021, 2:00 pm Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation

The sound measurement and disclosure of climate-related exposures is essential to steer capital towards a more sustainable economy. Regulation has now come into effect in the EU and UK, and other jurisdictions similarly will implement international standards in climate risk disclosure.

In this seminar Bruegel will convene key public and private sector experts to examine recent initiatives. The focus of our discussion will be on whether key jurisdictions converge towards a common standard that will facilitate capital allocation in line with global climate commitments.

This event is only open to Bruegel members and selected invitees.

Schedule

Apr 20, 2021

14:00-14:45 CEST

Panel discussion: seeking consistency across jurisdictions

Chair: Alexander Lehmann, Non-resident fellow

Sonja Gibbs, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Institute of International Finance

Piers Haben, Director of Banking Markets, Innovation and Consumers, European Banking Authority (EBA)

Fayyaz Muneer, Deputy Director for Green Finance and Prudential Policy, HM Treasury

Lee White, Executive Director, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

14:45-15:30 CEST

Comments and panel discussion: perspectives from the financial sector

Carole Crozat, Head of Thematic Research, Blackrock Sustainable Investing (BSI)

Sara Lovisolo, Group Sustainability Manager, Borsa Italiana (LSEG)

Lucile de la Jonquière, Director in the Group Public Affairs team, Société Générale

Speakers

Carole Crozat

Head of Thematic Research, Blackrock Sustainable Investing (BSI)

Sonja Gibbs

Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Institute of International Finance

Piers Haben

Director of Banking Markets, Innovation and Consumers, European Banking Authority (EBA)

Lucile de la Jonquière

Director in the Group Public Affairs team, Société Générale

Alexander Lehmann

Non-resident fellow

Sara Lovisolo

Group Sustainability Manager, Borsa Italiana (LSEG)

Fayyaz Muneer

Deputy Director for Green Finance and Prudential Policy, HM Treasury

Lee White

Executive Director, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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