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12 October 2022

6 October 2022 – Cercle Lebrun in Paris.

Because all actors in the responsible finance value chain are concerned
(asset managers, consultants, distribution networks, crowdfunding platforms with an environmental, social or societal impact) and to launch the debate on the link between commitment and impact in sustainable finance, Finance ClimAct has proposed the following speeches and roundtables to professionals from the financial sector, prescribers, label managers and the specialised press:

Keynote 1: Presentation of the expectations and practices of sustainability advice
2Dii’s recommendations to improve financial advice following its field analyses.
Speaker: Hélène Lanier – Managing Director of 2 Degrees Investing Initiative

Round table 1: “Extra-financial advice: a step up!
ESG, double materiality, impact, how to introduce these new concepts to investors and the general public?
Moderator: Vincent Kiefer – ECOLABEL Economist at ADEME
Karen Fiol – Vice-president of the National Chamber of Asset Management Advisors
Florence Corne – Deputy Director of the Investor Relations Department of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers
Samia Baadj – Project Manager in the Retail Investing programme of 2 Degrees Investing Initiative

Keynote 2: Overview of labels in Europe and France
What is the current status of green and ESG labels in Europe? How to communicate with the general public?
Vincent Kiefer – Economist ECOLABEL at ADEME
Jessica Lemaire – Head of communication for the Finance ClimAct project at ADEME

Round table 2: “Going beyond ESG: the impact approach
At a time when the ESG approach is criticised for its lack of effect, can shareholder engagement and impact finance develop to help achieve net-zero commitments? Which labels in France to support this next step?
Moderator: Philippe Clerc – Impact Project Manager at Finance 4 Tomorrow
Speakers :
Laure Villepelet – Head of ESG at Tikehau Capital
Mickaël Mangot – Head of Retail Investing at 2 Degrees Investing Initiative
Anne-Claire Impériale – Head of ESG and Engagement at Sycomore Asset Management

The replays of these different workshops will be available soon.

In the meantime, you can find more information about the event on the dedicated website here