|Event Date||Wed Apr 28 EDT (6 months ago)|
Series Of Webinars On Ecosystems And Sustainable Finance In Spain And Latin America
The environment provides approximately $72 trillion a year of “free” support to the world economy, more than four times the size of the US economy.
Due to the overexploitation of natural resources and the process of environmental degradation, current production methods imply important risks for the operations of many companies, and due to their transitory nature, they can have significant impacts on financial institutions. Despite this, these risks do not appear to be adequately managed.
The financial system has a leading role for the preservation of natural capital through the rational channeling of financial resources in its different forms: direct and indirect financing, investments through the capital market and risk coverage through insurance.
A better understanding of the potential positive and negative impacts of financial products and services is a key element in risk management and decision-making, for the establishment of strategic business goals and objectives, and the prioritization of commitments with clients of financial institutions and other interest groups, so that positive impacts are increased while negative impacts are reduced.
These webinars will seek to propose a debate about the strategies and actions that financial institutions can take to accelerate the transition process towards a more sustainable economy, better managing current risks and barriers, and identifying business opportunities through innovation in financial products and services that they offer to their clients.
Executives of financial entities (risk, commercial, product development, capital market, etc.), institutional investors, insurance companies and representatives of government agencies, financial market regulators and supervisors and entrepreneurs interested in exploring this type of instruments financial