Conference – Getting a sustainable economy off the ground – Finance Watch Sustainable Finance Conference, panel 1

Course Overview

  • First discussion panel of the conference “Accelerating EU leadership in sustainable finance” held on 6th December 2017 at The Square, Brussels:
    “Getting a sustainable economy off the ground”

    What are the obstacles to carbon pricing? How are stranded assets affected? How do we get to a higher carbon price? What is missing from the EU’s ETS? What would a carbon border tax achieve? Can internal/shadow carbon pricing do the job? Success stories

    – Pierre-Emmanuel Noel, Senior Banker, European Investment Bank
    – Anthony Hobley, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Tracker Initiative
    – Dr Luca Taschini, LSE Grantham Institute and University of Verona
    – Peter Sweatman, CEO of Climate Strategy
    Mireille Martini, Senior Research and Advocacy Officer, Finance Watch

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