Northern European Partnership for Sustainable Finance

nepsf inaugural conference - 6 March 2018 - GuildHall, City of London

the conference

The inaugural NEPSF conference was an opportunity to see and mobilise around the latest innovations in Northern Europe as they relate to sustainable finance and investment. The conference also created opportunities to collaborate with and learn from peers working on sustainable finance and investment.  

In partnership with the City of London Corporation and the Finance Dialogue

Welcome & Opening remarks

Ben Caldecott, Founding Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, University of Oxford and Chair, 2018 Conference.
Silvia Kreibiehl
, Co-Head, FS-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Chair, Northern European Partnership for Sustainable Finance

Session I - The future of asset ownership: opportunities for sustainability

Jessica Fries, Executive Chairman, The Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability Project
Philippe Desfosses, CEO, ERAFP and Vice Chair, IIGCC
Eva Halvarsson, CEO, AP2
Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction
Carine Smith Ihenacho, Chief Corporate Governance Officer, Norges Bank Investment Management
James Thornton, CEO, ClientEarth

Session II - Innovation in investment products and practices: realising ‘green fintech’

Richard Mattison, CEO, Trucost
Amine Bel Hadj Soulamin, Head of Research and Sustainable Investments, BNP Paribas
Andreas Feiner, Co-Founder and Head of ESG Research, Arabesque Partners
Cecilia Repinski, Executive Director, Stockholm Green Digital Finance
Romina Savova, CEO, PensionBe
Antti Savilaakso, Partner and Head of Research, Auriel Equity Investors LLP

Session III - Connecting national and subnational initiatives across Northern Europe

Dublin: Stephen Nolan, CEO, Sustainable Nation Ireland. Frankfurt: Professor Ulf Moslener, Vice Chair, Green Finance Cluster Frankfurt. Germany: Kristina Jeromin, Hub for Sustainable Finance Germany. Italy: Sara Lovisolo, Co-Chair, Italian Sustainable Finance Initiative Working Group. London: Alison Gowman, Vice-Chair, City of London Corporation’s Green Finance Initiative. Luxembourg: Tom Theobald, Deputy CEO, Luxembourg for Finance. Stockholm: Luca De Lorenzo, Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre. Switzerland: Sabine Döbeli, CEO, Swiss Sustainable Finance.

Session IV - Sustainable finance and public policy outcomes in Northern Europe and internationally

Stan Dupré, Founder and CEO, 2DII
Alexander Barkawi, Director, Council on Economic Policies
Silvia Kreibiehl, Co-Head, FS-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Nick Mabey, CEO, E3G
Michael Schmidt, Managing Director, Deka Investment

Session V - Financial regulation and the environment: risk, resilience, and opportunity

Ben Caldecott, Founding Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, University of Oxford
Jean Boissinot, Director of Financial Stability, Direction Générale du Tréso
Leena Mörttinen, Director General, Financial Markets Department, Ministry of Finance, Government of Finland
Rupert Schaefer, Head of Strategic Services, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Matthew Scott, Head of Climate Hub, Bank of England
Gisella van Vollenhoven, Division Director, Pension Supervision, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)

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