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About the event

Join capital markets experts, policymakers, and innovators to discuss the latest viewpoints on establishing a well-functioning and at-scale market structure for climate aligned finance at GFMA’s annual conference on sustainable finance.

Registration fees:
• GFMA, AFME, SIFMA and ASIFMA member: Complimentary
• Non-member: Complimentary

How can your business be a part of GFMA’s 2nd Annual Capital Markets Sustainable Finance Virtual Conference?

As a partner you could:
Engage with 400+ Global attendees across a day of high value content, videos and live Q&As
Interact with polls, surveys and more from your office or home
Participate in panels on key industry topics
Sponsored booth to feature multiple pieces of content to ensure your brand and messaging is reaching the right audience
Gain visibility via our social media channels, website and bespoke promotional marketing to our database of 22,000 industry professionals
Network and connect with attendees via live-chat

Packages can be tailor-made to suit your company's aim and aspirations. To discuss particular opportunities, please contact Jillian Gable at jillian.gable@afme.eu or on +44 (0)20 3828 2695.

Contributors:
• Bank of America
• Barclays
• BNP Paribas
• HSBC
• Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
• Mizuho
• Morgan Stanley
• NatWest markets
• Nomura
• Royal Bank of Canada
• Standard Chartered
• UniCredit
• Wells Fargo

Partners

Lead Partner
Partners

Who attends?

  • Capital markets experts
  • Policymakers
  • Innovators
  • Institutional investors
  • Corporate issuers
  • Lawyers
  • Bankers
  • Rating agencies
  • Press

Why attend?

  • Hear from industry experts live
  • Be a part of the engaging virtual network of ESG professionals who are moving the conversation forward

Registration enquiries

For registration enquiries, please contact Events on events@afme.eu for assistance.

Agenda

07:15
Registration and networking (Please note all timings are EST)
07:30
Opening remarks
Speaker:
Steven Ashley,
Head of Wholesale Division, Nomura International and Chair, GFMA
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07:45
Panel discussion: Taking stock: A retrospective on 2021
  • Reflections on COP26 – where are we now and what’s next?
  • Progress on international ESG disclosure and taxonomies
  • ESG data challenges
Moderator:
Nicola Higgs,
Partner, Latham and Watkins
Speakers:
Chris Faint,
Head of Climate and Small Mutuals Division, Bank of England
Fabio Natalucci,
Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund
Sandrine Enguehard,
Head of Impact Finance Solutions, Societe Generale
Tim Whitehead,
Head of Environmental and Social Risk Management, Sustainable Finance Group, Goldman Sachs
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08:30
Panel discussion: Current state of carbon markets
  • Compliance/ETS
  • Voluntary
  • Financial market infrastructure support
Moderator:
Brett Orlando,
Founder, Net Zero Capital Advisory
Speakers:
Anup Jagwani,
Manager Climate Finance and Policy, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Belinda Ellington,
MD, General Counsel, Citi
Dr Franz Xaver Pesendorfer,
Head of Structured Commodity Solutions, UniCredit Bank
Lindsay Patrick,
Head of Strategic Initiatives and ESG, RBC Capital Markets
Vilas Kuchinad,
Director, Global Sustainable Finance Group, Bank of America
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09:15
Interval
09:20
Keynote address
Speakers:
Jean-Philippe Brisson,
Partner, Latham and Watkins
Jill Blickstein,
Managing Director and Head of ESG, American Airlines
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10:00
Panel discussion: Carbon Markets: Drivers to mobilise climate finance
  • Insights on the statistics
  • Practical view on how to scale carbon markets e.g. building liquidity
  • Conditions for interoperability
Moderator:
Allison Parent,
Executive Director, GFMA
Speakers:
Alexandra Soezer,
Climate Change Technical Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Delphine Queniart,
Head of Sustainable Finance Client Engagement, BNP Paribas
Gordon Bennett,
Managing Director, Utility Markets, ICE
Yuhau Lin,
Vice President, Morgan Stanley
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10:45
Panel discussion: Intersection of new technology and ESG
  • Blockchain / DLT / Digital assets
  • Regulation and investment
  • Data / tech solutions as key drivers
Moderator:
Caitlin Mcerlane,
Partner, Baker McKenzie
Speakers:
Bénédicte Nolens,
Centre Head, BIS Innovation Hub
Bill Gilbert,
Head of Carbon Markets, NatWest
Dr Christian Thun,
Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse
Matthew Sekol,
Industry Executive, Microsoft US Capital Markets
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11:30
Closing interview
  • Role of Global Capital Market Participants to help mobilise private capital as we look forward to 2022
Moderator:
Roy Choudhury,
Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Speakers:
Chris Leeds,
Head, Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered
Huw van Steenis,
Senior Advisor to the CEO, UBS
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12:00
End of conference

Other Speakers

Alexandra Soezer

Climate Change Technical Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Anup Jagwani

Manager Climate Finance and Policy, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Belinda Ellington

MD, General Counsel, Citi

Bénédicte Nolens

Centre Head, BIS Innovation Hub

Bill Gilbert

Head of Carbon Markets, NatWest

Brett Orlando

Founder, Net Zero Capital Advisory

Caitlin Mcerlane

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Chris Faint

Head of Climate and Small Mutuals Division, Bank of England

Chris Leeds

Head, Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

Delphine Queniart

Head of Sustainable Finance Client Engagement, BNP Paribas

Dr Christian Thun

Chief Executive Officer, European DataWarehouse

Dr Franz Xaver Pesendorfer

Head of Structured Commodity Solutions, UniCredit Bank

Fabio Natalucci

Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund

Gordon Bennett

Managing Director, Utility Markets, ICE

Huw van Steenis

Senior Advisor to the CEO, UBS

Jean-Philippe Brisson

Partner, Latham and Watkins

Jill Blickstein

Managing Director and Head of ESG, American Airlines

Lindsay Patrick

Head of Strategic Initiatives and ESG, RBC Capital Markets

Matthew Sekol

Industry Executive, Microsoft US Capital Markets

Nicola Higgs

Partner, Latham and Watkins

Roy Choudhury

Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Sandrine Enguehard

Head of Impact Finance Solutions, Societe Generale

Steven Ashley

Head of Wholesale Division, Nomura International and Chair, GFMA

Tim Whitehead

Head of Environmental and Social Risk Management, Sustainable Finance Group, Goldman Sachs

Vilas Kuchinad

Director, Global Sustainable Finance Group, Bank of America

Yuhau Lin

Vice President, Morgan Stanley