Sustainability and Systemic Risk - ONLINE

Event

Summary
Date: 
June 15th 2020

Time: 14.00 - 17.30, BST (GMT+1) London, UK 
Organisers: Jon Danielsson (SRC, LSE Finance), Eva Micheler (SRC, LSE Law), Jean-Pierre Zigrand (SRC, LSE Finance)
SpeakersIris Chiu (UCL), Mathieu Dubois (Barclays), Veerle Heyvaert (LSE Law), Kevin James (LSE, SRC), Alexander Kern (University of Zurich), David Kershaw (LSE Law), Eva Micheler (LSE Law, SRC), Julia Morley (LSE Accounting), Nick Robins (LSE Grantham Institute), Edmund Schuster (LSE Law)

The conference will explore environmental risk as a source of systemic risk. It will bring together speakers from Finance, Law and Regulation. The aim of the conference is to analyse how environmental risk affects systemic risk and to evaluate initiatives that governments have taken to incorporate sustainability goals into the financial system.

Programme

14.00 Welcome and introduction
14.05
Mathieu Dubois
ESG Investing in Credit
  Eva Micheler
Delivering Sustainability through Shareholder Stewardship
14.50
David Kershaw / Edmund Schuster
The Purposeful Transformation of Corporate Law
  Veerle Heyvaert
Only Connect. What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About the Governance of Systemic Environmental Risks
15.35 Break
15.45
Nick Robins
Building a Sustainable Financial System - the State of Practice and Future Priorities
  Kevin James
Climate Change and Asteroids: The Precautionary Principle When There is a Lot to be Cautious About
16.30
Alexander Kern
Integrating Sustainability into Prudential Regulation
 
Iris Chiu
TBC
  Julia Morley
The Impact of Social Impact Reporting
17.30  Closing remarks

 

Registration
If you wish to attend the conference, please register here.

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