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Event Date Thu Nov 4 UTC (27 days ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Nov 4 5:00am - Thu Nov 4 6:00am
Location Webinar
Region All

The climate crisis is upon us and the role of the banking industry in tackling this challenge is key. The industry-led, UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance brings together 55 banks from 28 countries representing a quarter of global banking assets (over $37 trillion), which are commmited to aligning their lending and investment portfolios with net-zero emissions no later than 2050. In this session, attendees will learn the rationale for adjusting their business models in the short term and long term and the need to develop realistic strategies underpinned by robust, science-based targets and action plans. The window for collective action is small and all banks, global and local, need to support the transition to a net-zero economy.

Who Should Attend:
• Chief Risk Officer
• Chief Lending Officer
• Chief Sustainability Officer
• Chief Marketing Officer
• VP Business Strategy and Planning
• VP Business Continuity
• VP Corporate Responsibility

Learning Objectives
• Uncover the real social, environmental and economic impact of the climate crisis
• Discover the key principles of the Guidelines for Climate Target Setting established by the UN Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
• Learn the framework of how to set and publicly disclose long-term and intermediate targets to support meeting the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement


2021 Speaker

Francis Janes
Industry Relationships and Partnerships Director, Beneficial State Foundation