As COP27 approaches, this panel convened by OMFIF’s Sustainable Policy Institute and Sustainable Fitch will examine the important role of sustainable investment and the financial sector in building climate change mitigation and adaptation. Speakers will cover the current status of environmental, social and governance-related products, investment and measuring the financial sector’s sustainability transition.

Topics for discussion include:

• Product development and issuance: investment funds and exchange-traded funds
• Building resilient sustainable portfolios and reallocating capital
• The role of rating agencies: scorings, results and performance measurement
• Closing data gaps and integrating forward-looking metrics and targets
• Transparency, labelling and green washing prevention

Gerry Cross, Director Financial Regulation – Policy & Risk, Central Bank of Ireland
Anita McBain, Managing Director, Head of EMEA ESG Research, Citi
Carmen Nuzzo, Head of Fixed Income, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Andrew Steel, ESG Lead, Sustainable Fitch
Saori Takahashi, Deputy Director, Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan

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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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