Sustainable finance convergence vs divergence in international standards, regulation and investment
Alignment of international markets and sustainability standards provide some of the greatest challenges, risks and opportunities for the financial sector. This roundtable convened with Luxembourg for Finance will discuss convergence versus divergence in international standards, regulation and investments. Topics will include the role of public and private actors, taxonomies, disclosure and reporting frameworks and developments in sustainable assets, capital and financial products.
Morgan Després, Director of Strategy, Banque de France; former Head of NGFS Secretariat
Jeffrey Hales, Chair, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
08:00-09:15 (New York)
This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.
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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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