International standards for sustainable finance: Europe’s place in the vanguard
OMFIF is hosting a conference in Frankfurt to examine how the European Union can strengthen its sustainable finance competitive process, with a special emphasis on Germany and Luxembourg. The EU has made vast efforts on climate change, with the EU taxonomy spearheading sustainable finance regulatory practice, developments of disclosure frameworks and the integration of climate risk into financial services. Yet challenges persist with divergence in standards and jurisdictional approaches, the need to tackle greenwashing and converging the real economic and financial markets to achieve effective net zero transition.
This conference brings together public sector agencies worldwide, emphasising the central importance of public-private interactions for success in this sphere. Participants form a powerful force for co-operation in setting standards. Topics for discussion include refining green products and instruments for more effective use of financial markets in combatting climate change, moving to a more holistic view of sustainability and, importantly, saying RIP to ESG.
Member of the Executive Board
Head of Policy Unit
Central Bank of Hungary
Paula Redondo Pereira
Head of Regulatory Affairs
Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Luxembourg for Finance
Embassy of Luxembourg in Berlin
Member of the Supervisory Board
European Central Bank
Director-General of Economic Policy
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Chief Sustainable Finance Advisor
European Investment Bank
Janine von Wolfersdorff
Policy Fellow, The New Institute;
OMFIF Advisory Council Member
Net-Zero Banking Alliance Germany
Asset, Debt and Financial Risk Management
Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (FoSDA)
Chief Impact Officer
Interim General Manager
Please note that this in-person meeting will be held in Frankfurt. Further details regarding the venue will be made available to attendees upon confirmation.
This 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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