Program 2018





Registration and Welcome Coffee
08:30  -  09:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee





Welcoming Remarks
09:00  -  09:10

Welcoming Remarks

- Philippe ZAOUATI, Chair, Finance for Tomorrow & CEO, Mirova







Opening
09:10  -  09:30

Opening

- Bruno LE MAIRE, French Minister for the Economy and Finance







Discussion – Aligning capital flows: Are we on track ?
09:30  -  10:45

Discussion

Aligning capital flows: Are we on track ?

This session will be sequenced as a talk show divided between fireside chats, one to one interview and insights from experts.
The mobilization of the financial community is a major component of the Paris Agreement and condition to the achievement of global climate goals. Three years later, it is essential to measure progresses and to sustain the worldwide momentum. This session will aim to take stock on action and to check if the global financing dynamics are in line with the 2°C trajectory over the long-term. It will showcase experts’ feedback, highlight concrete and innovative projects, and will propose a “forward-looking” approach for the fight against climate change.

Moderator: Audrey PULVAR, Chair, Fondation pour la Nature et l’Homme







Spotlight: What does real economy expect from climate finance?
10:45  -  11:00

Spotlight

What does real economy expect from climate finance?

- Gilles SCHNEPP, Chairman of the Board, Legrand







Coffee Break
11:00  -  11:15

Coffee Break





Plenary Session: Central Banks and Supervisors input on greening the financial system
11:15  -  12:15

Plenary Session:

Central Banks and Supervisors input on greening the financial system

Central Banks and Supervisors play a unique role in the financial system, securing its overall structure and mobilizing capita, on the global as well as the local level. Through the “Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System” (NGFS), their collaboration at an international scale is a potent signal for the development of an adequate policy framework for sustainable finance. Which tools can supervisors and regulators use to ease the transition towards a low carbon economy? This session will aim to present the networks’ activities with a high-level analysis of regulators objectives and progresses.

Moderator: Sylvie GOULARD, Deputy-Governor, Banque de France

- Dave JONES, California Insurance Commissioner
- Abdelatif JOUAHRI, Chairman and Governor, Bank Al Maghrib
- Luiz PEREIRA, BRI (tbc)







Keynote Speech
12:30  -  12:45

Keynote Speech

- Philippe BRASSAC, Chief Executive Officer, Crédit Agricole SA







Networking Lunch
12:45  -  14:30

Networking Lunch





Breakout 1: Private Equity for Green
14:30  -  15:45

Breakout 1:

Private Equity for Green

Facing climate change, economic players need support from the financial sector to transform their business strategies and models. Only inventive financial products will be able to foster innovation. Private equity players are on the first line to take risks and to provide businesses with patient capital and strategic support. The parallel session on Private Equity for Green will highlight best practices to scale up funding toward companies’ sustainable projects.

Moderator : Dominique GAILLARD, CEO Ardian, France Invest

- Annette EBERHARD, Managing Partner, PKA AIP (tbc)
- Andrée-Lise METHOT, Chief Executive Officer, Cycle Capital
- Sophie PATURLE, Managing Partner, Demeter
- Martin SKANCKE,, Chair, Principles for Responsible Investment







Breakout 2: Green Loans Development
14:30  -  15:45

Breakout 2:

Green Loans Development

Following green bonds creations, 10 years ago, green loans appeared very recently to finance green activities and assets. How can they be implemented, what are there useful for and what could be their impact? The parallel session on “Green Loans” will study how banks can innovate to develop efficient and practical financing tools, helping companies to transform their practices and build sustainable business models.

Moderator : Sébastien SOLEILLE, Head of Energy transition, BNP Paribas

Panel to be confirmed soon







Side-Event: Fintech for Tomorrow
14:30  -  15:45

Side-Event: Fintech for Tomorrow

Finance for Tomorrow wants to put the digital revolution at the service of the green revolution. The fight against climate change requires quick and concrete solutions. It is essential to mobilize our capacity to innovate, to imagine new solutions and to change scale.







Coffee Break
15:45  -  16:00

Coffee Break





Keynote Speech
16:00  -  16:15

Keynote Speech

- Denis DUVERNE, Non Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Axa







Plenary Session: “Mainstreaming” Climate for a low-carbon and inclusive economy
16:15  -  17:30

Plenary Session:

“Mainstreaming” Climate for a low-carbon and inclusive economy

organized by the Climate Action in Financial Institutions Initiative

The Climate Action in Financial Institutions initiative is a coalition of public and private financial institutions around the globe aiming to adopt a pathway to systematically integrate or “Mainstream” climate change considerations across their strategies, programs and operations. Organized by I4CE, the Secretariat of the initiative, the session will focus on the impact of commitments on business models, on organizational strategies, and in fine on local projects. How can financial institutions build a sustainable business model contributing to the transition to a low-carbon and inclusive economy?


Moderator: Benoit LEGUET, CEO, I4CE

- Pierre FORESTIER, Director TA - Blending and Sustainable Development department, Proparco - AFD Group
- Daniel KLIER, Group Head of Strategy and Global Head of Sustainable Finance, HSBC
- Diony LEBOT, Deputy-CEO, Société Générale
- Monica SCATASTA, Head of Environment, Climate and Social Policy, European Investment Bank
- Namita VIKAS*, Group President & Global Head, Climate Strategy & Responsible Banking, Vice- President, YesBank







Warm-up Speech
17:30  -  17:40

Warm-up Speech

- Cédric VILLANI, Fields medallist in 2010, Member of the French Parliament (tbc)







Closing Session
17:40  -  18:00

Closing Session

- François VILLEROY DE GALHAU, Governor, Banque de France







Cocktail reception & networking
18:00  -  19:00

Cocktail reception & networking





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