Recorded: 25 April 2022 (14:00 - 15:30 UK time)
What’s this webinar about?
The financial sector can play a unique role in mobilizing capital to facilitate the transition to net zero, but needs greater integrity to build trust in financial products and related services. This webinar will explore the drivers of change, and how standards can help the industry adopt and demonstrate the principles of sustainable finance, so accelerating the necessary market transformation.
Who should attend the webinar?
This session will be relevant to all sectors, with some elements being especially relevant to the financial sector and the practices it needs to adopt.
What will participants gain?
- Greater awareness of the interconnected themes supporting finance’s role in the transition to net zero
- Knowledge of how standards are providing businesses (in all sectors) with the tools to achieve that outcome
- The opportunity to put your sustainable finance questions to our experts
- A post-event copy of all presentations and a recording of the webinar
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome and introductions - David Fatscher, Head of sector (Environment, Social & Governance), BSI
14:10 - 14:20 Net Zero Policy and Market Trends – Nick Blyth, Senior Environment Manager – Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, Chair of ISO’s Climate Change Coordination Committee and a member of the Expert Peer Review Group for the UNFCCC Race to Zero campaign
14:20 - 14:30 Sustainable Financial Products & Labelling – Julia Dreblow, CEO and Founding Director of SRI Services and a member of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure and Labelling Advisory Group
14:30 - 14:40 Voluntary Carbon Markets – Dan Palmer, Associate Director of Standards, BSI
14:40 - 14:50 Eco-system Service Markets – Helen Edmundson, Deputy Director, Green Finance, Defra
15:00 - 15:30 Open discussion and Q&A session, led by David Fatscher
15:30 End of the webinar
For a stimulating and valuable discussion of how finance can help the UK get to net zero, book a FREE place at this webinar now.