OMFIF and the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance host an event to celebrate FoSDA’s first anniversary and to discuss how data can be leveraged to enable the achievement of the UN SDGs, Paris agreement goals and a sustainable post-Covid recovery.

Themes centre around key focus areas and actions needed in the year ahead, including the mapping of ESG data holes and gaps, taxonomies and their mapping to data, and the need for ESG data talent development globally.

Panellists:
Sean Kindey, Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative
Danae Kyriakopoulou, Chief Economist & Director, Research, OMFIF
Sherry Madera, FoSDA Chair; Chief Industry and Government Affairs Officer, LSEG
Fabio Natalucci, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund
Verena Ross, Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority
Michael Sheren, Senior Advisor, Bank of England
Huw van Steenis, Senior Adviser to the CEO, Chair Sustainable Finance Steering Committee, UBS
Patricia Torres, Global Head, Sustainable Finance Solutions, Bloomberg
Simon Zadek, Chair, Finance for Biodiversity, F4B Initiative

 

Useful links:
Press release: ESG Data holes and empty talent pools – Future of Sustainable Data Alliance key initial recommendations
Report: ESG Data holes and empty talent pools – Future of Sustainable Data Alliance key initial recommendations

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About FoSDA
Launched in Davos in January 2020 by Refinitiv and the World Economic Forum, the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (FoSDA) is a multi-member alliance aiming at addressing the climate crisis and sustainability issues from a data perspective and fostering collaboration in financial markets. FoSDA believes that investors need reliable, decision-ready data to confidently invest in sustainable economic activities.

Founding partners of FoSDA include: OMFIF, IIF, ASIFMA, Tsinghua University, GFMA, Climate Bonds Initiative, FinTech4good, Everledger, Oxford University, the Spatial Finance Initiative, Catapult, Finance for Biodiversity, GoImpact and Icebreaker One.

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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