FRDO CFDD

FEDERAL COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BELGIUM

18/09 + 25/09 | Financing the green transition in times of economic recovery

Start date / end date: 
18/09/2020 - 09:30 to 12:00

EU initiatives to facilitate the green transition financing in times of economic recovery

The seminar will be chaired by Jean-Pascal van Ypersele (UCL)

 

09:30 – 10:00 am | Introduction

  • The EU Recovery Plan and the green transition - Veerle Nuyts (European Commission, European Semester Officer for Belgium)
  • Building social, economic and environmental resilience with the European Green Deal - Arnau Queralt-Bassa (EEAC network)

 

10:00 – 10:15 am | Part I -  How to stimulate sustainable finance in Europe after the COVID-19 outbreak ? The EU renewed sustainable finance strategy

  • Emmanuel Buttin (European Commission, DG FISMA, Policy Officer Sustainable Finance)

 

10:15 – 10:30 am | Part II - How to ensure efficient management accounting  of businesses’ total environmental impact?  EU support for standardized corporate green accounting practices.

  • Thomas Verheye (European Commission, DG ENV, Principal Adviser Green Finance and Investments)

 

10:30 – 10:40 am | Q & A

 

10:40 – 11:15 am | Part III -  How to improve disclosure by businesses and financial institutions on their social and environmental performance?

  • Michèle Lacroix (EFRAG European corporate reporting Lab); Yvonne Zwick (Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung, Germany)

 

11:15 am – 11.55 am | Discussion

  • Philippe Lamberts (MEP, Greens-European Free Alliance); Sirpa Pietikäinen (MEP, EPP)

 

11.55 am | Conclusions

 

This seminar will be held in English with no translation.

Register

Info: nathalie.boucquey@cfdd.be

SEMINAR 25/09

 

Joint initiative of the Belgian Federal Council for Sustainable Development (FRDO-CFDD) and the European Commission in collaboration with the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils Network (EEAC Network) and the European Investment Bank