The Paris Agreement set a crucial milestone in the fight against climate change, calling for an accelerated and unprecedented systemic change at the political, economic, financial, technological and social levels. Leading speakers analyzed where the international financial system stands today in terms of alignment with the Paris Agreement’s objectives. A report on sustainable finance in Spain was also presented – in the framework of the 3fP-Tracker: Finance fit for Paris project.

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:00 – 12:00h. Elcano Royal Institute, Príncipe de Vergara, 51, Madrid.

Spanish Finance fit for Paris-Tracker Assessment. 4 December 2019 · Download PDF

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10:00 – 10:10. Opening remarks

  • Gonzalo Escribano (@g_escribano) – Director of the Energy and Climate Change Programme, Elcano Royal Institute.

10:10 – 10:40. Framework Presentation – Finance fit for Paris and the case of Spain

  • Sebastian Rink – Green and Sustainable Finance Expert, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (@FrankfurtSchool).
  • Nadège Trocellier – Head of Climate Change, Lavola (@Lavola1981).
  • Oliver Canosa – Finance and Markets Analyst, Natural Strategies (@naturalstgies).

10:40 – 11:30. Moderated debate

  • Karsten Löffler (@Karsten_Loe) – Managing Director, Green and Sustainable Finance Cluster Germany; Chair, German Advisory. Council on Sustainable Finance; Member of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
  • Francisco Javier Garayoa – Director General, Spainsif (@Spainsif).
  • Ricardo Pedraz (@RicardoPedraz) – Public Finance Analyst, AFI (@Afi_es).
  • Emilio Martín-More – Sustainability Lead, BBVA (@bbva).
  • Luigi Carafa (@luigi_carafa) – Executive Director, Climate Infrastructure Partnership (@ClimateInfra) (moderator).

11:30 – 11:50. Q&A

11:50 – 12:00. Closing remarks

  • Lara Lázaro (@lazarotouza) – Senior Analyst on Climate Change, Elcano Royal Institute
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