Development of taxonomies in Latin America: Colombia leading the way

Development of taxonomies in Latin America: Colombia leading the way

Virtual roundtable   Virtual   Exclusive to members
  Wed 24 Aug 2022 15:00 - 16:00

Colombia is the first country in Latin America to launch its own green taxonomy. While largely based on the European Union’s taxonomy, it also focuses on the land use sectors that account for 59% of Colombia’s greenhouse gas emissions. This roundtable explores the pillars of Colombia’s taxonomy and considers whether it will become a model for others in the region. It also covers how to secure compatibility and interoperability with future Latin American taxonomies.

Mariana Escobar, Head of the Sustainable Finance Working Group, Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia

15:00-16:00 (London)
10:00-11:00 (New York)
22:00-23:00 (Singapore)

This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.

This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Sustainable Policy Institute. The SPI is a high level community which brings together central banks, sovereign funds, public pension funds, and their counterparts in asset management, banking and professional services to explore policy, regulatory and investment challenges posed by environmental, social and governance themes. See more information on OMFIF’s SPI here.


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