Relive the Highlights of the 5th edition of the Climate Finance Day


Placed under the High Patronage of Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic and under the Patronage of the French Minister for the Economy and Finance, the 5th edition of the Climate Finance Day will be dedicated to the theme “Financing a Just Transition”. It will take stock on the main achievements to date and showcase the most recent initiatives and innovations of the financial sector to accelerate the adoption of forward-looking strategies for a fast-changing world and a more inclusive economy, both for developing and developed countries.

Part 1 | 09:00–11:00

Climate finance:
What is alignment?
Progress measurement, alignment on Paris goals

Part 2 | 11:15–12:45

Financing a just transition :
- Just transition and policy
- The financial approach

Part 3 | 14:00–16:10

Parallel sessions :
- Financial tools for a just transition
- Biodiversity and climate
- Challenge Fintech for Tomorrow Awards

Fireside chat

Part 4 | 15:45–18:00

Market authorities, a new stimulus?


An overview of the program of the day, discover the full program below

Antoine Sire

Head of Company Engagement, BNP Paribas

Joshua Berger

Global Biodiversity Score (GBS) Project Manager

Daniel Klier

Group General Manager, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, HSBC & Chair IIF Sustainable Finance Working Group

Valérie Quiniou-Ramus

Executive Director for Prospective & Research, ADEME

Yves Perrier

Deputy CEO of Crédit Agricole S.A & CEO of Amundi

Emmanuel Gregoire

First Deputy Mayor, City of Paris

Ma Jun

Chairman of China Green Finance Committee

Jean-louis Bancel

Chairman Crédit Coopératif

Anne-Claire Roux

Managing Director, Finance for Tomorrow

Erik Thedeen

Director General, Finansinspektionen and Chair of the Steering Group of the IOSCO Sustainable Finance Network.

Gautier Queru

Investment Director, Mirova Natural Capital

Martin Spolc

Head of the Sustainable Finance and Fintech, European Commission's Directorate General for Financial Services

Eva Sadoun


Mathias Vicherat

Senior Vice President, General Secretary Danone

Mireille Martini

Policy Analyst, Environment Directorate, OECD

Simon Zadek

Project Catalyst, UN Digital Financing Taskforce for the SDG’s

Thierry Déau

Chair, Finance for Tomorrow & Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Meridiam

Carine de Boissezon

Chief Sustainability Officer at EDF

Laurent Berger

President, Europeen Trade Union Confederation & General Secretary, CFDT

Rémy Rioux

Chief Executive Officer, AFD & Chair, IDFC

Anne Hidalgo

Mayor of Paris

Philippe Zaouati

CEO, Mirova

Claire Tutenuit

General Delegate, EPE

Valérie Baudson

CEO of CPR AM and of the ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta Business Line of Amundi

Ted Deutch

Member of the U.S House of Representatives from Florida

Robert Ophele

Chairman, AMF-French Market Authority

Steven Maijoor

Chair of European Securities and Markets Authority,

Karien Van Gennip

CEO, ING France

Simon Buckle

Head of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Water Division, OECD

Xavier Girre

Group Senior Executive Vice President, Finance, EDF

Sagarika Chatterjee

Director of Climate Change, Principles for Responsible Investment

Tanguy Touffut

CEO, Descartes Underwriting SAS

Thanh-Tâm Lê

Managing Director, Climate-KIC SAS & Director for the Mediterranean, EIT Climate-KIC

Olivier Sichel

Head of Banque des territoires, Caisse des Dépôts

François Villeroy de Galhau

Governor, Banque de France

Jeanne Stampe

Founder of the Asia Sustainable Finance Initiative & Head of Asia Sustainable Finance and on the Global Finance Practice Leadership Team, WWF

Céline Soubranne

Group Head of Corporate Responsibility, AXA

Jean-Jacques Barberis

Head of Institutional and Corporate Clients Coverage, Amundi

Frédéric Oudéa

CEO, Société Générale & Chairman of the French Banking Federation

Matthias Seewald

Chief Investment Officer, Allianz

Jürgen Kern

Director Corporate Strategy and Sustainability at KfW Group

François Riahi

Chief Executive Officer of Natixis and member of the Management Board of BPCE

José Meijer

Vice-President of the Board of Trustees, ABP pension fund

Keynote speeches

Nezha Hayat

Chairperson and CEO of the Moroccan Capital Market Authority

Nick Robins

Professor of Practice in Sustainable Finance, LSE

Pierre Ducret

Chair, I4CE

Bruno Le Maire

French Minister for the Economy and Finance

Augustin de Romanet

Chair, Paris EUROPLACE
Key numbers

#5th EDITION #CFD2019

The Climate Finance Day, is the annual “Rendez-Vous” to mobilize the world’s financial industry to make further commitments to fight climate change and showcase the most innovative solutions implemented by public and private actors to reach the Paris Agreement objectives.









Side events | Paris For Tomorrow Week

Each year, a number of side events are organized around the Climate Finance Day, grouped under the label “Paris for Tomorrow week”. More than just a “Climate Week”, the week-long series of events explores issues related to both financing and achieving the climate objectives and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDgs).

This whole week will gather in Paris from November 25 to 29 the financial and business community as well as civil society, local and public authorities.


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