6-08 | 3rd Summer School on Sustainable Finance

By Greenfin

What is the role of #finance in fighting Climate Change & environmental degradation? Join the 3rd Summer School on SustainableFinanceEU to find out!

The EU_ScienceHub summer school 3rd edition kicked off with 3 days presentations and panels on sustainable finance, greenwashing, climate scenarios for financial risk assessment. Irene Monasterolo is glad to contribute again!

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/other-event/summer-school-sustainable-finance

Programme and speakers

06 July

14:00 – 14:15  Welcome: Mikel Landabaso Alvarez (Director, Unit B – Growth and Innovation, European Commission – Joint Research Centre)

14:15 – 15:30  Panel: Sustainable finance: disclosures, data and usability challenges

Moderator: Steven Keuning (former European Central Bank)

Panelists:

Danny Delcambre (former Eurostat)

Frank Schiemann (University of Hamburg)

Helena Viñes Fiestas (Spanish Financial Markets Authority)

Caroline Willeke (European Central Bank)

15:30 – 17:30  Academic Session: Climate-related disclosures and risk pricing

17:30 – 18:15  Keynote Speech: Laura Starks (Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance and co-Executive Director of Social Innovation Initiative at McCombs, University of Texas)

07 July

14:00 – 15:40  Academic Session: Climate transition and physical risk

16:00 – 17:15  Panel: The green Taxonomy debate: state of the art

Moderator: Andreas Hoepner (University College Dublin)

Panelists:

Kate Abnett (Reuters)

Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Nicolas Pickard Garcia (European Commission – Joint Research Centre)

Clara Solzbacher (European Commission – FISMA)

17:15 – 18:00  Keynote Speech: Adair Morse (U.S. Treasury Department, on leave from University of California, Berkeley)

08 July

14:00 – 15:15  Panel: Climate risk scenarios for economic and financial stability analysis

Moderator: Maria Nieto (Banco de España)

Panelists:

Thomas Allen (Banque de France)

Katarzyna Budnik (European Central Bank)

Irene Monasterolo (Vienna University of Economics and Business and Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy)

Edo Schets (Bank of England)

15:15 – 17:15  Academic Session 3: Sustainable Investing

17:15 – 18:00  Keynote Speech: Markus Leippold (Professor of Financial Engineering, University of Zurich)

18:00 – 18:15  Closing remarks: Lucia Alessi (Team Leader, Sustainable Finance, European Commission – Joint Research Centre) and Andreas Hoepner (Full Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance, University College Dublin)

Detailed programme

Organisers

Prof. Andreas G. F. Hoepner

For the European Commission – Joint Research Centre: Lucia Alessi, Roberto Panzica, Georgios Papadopoulos