#SustyTalk: Seizing the green finance opportunities of 2021

edie's #SustyTalk interview series continues with an exclusive panel discussion on scaling green finance in the run-up to COP26, featuring experts from Clim8, E3G and FIA EPTA. 

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With edie readers working remotely or on furlough, this ongoing series of video interviews keeps you connected to the inspirational business leaders who are continuing to drive sustainability and champion climate action from their own homes.

#SustyTalk is all about keeping edie's loyal readers connected to sustainable business leaders across the world, whilst reminding us all that sustainability and climate action must go on through the current Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

The latest episode sees edie’s senior reporter Sarah George hosting an exclusive panel talk with three experts on green finance from national governments and the private sector, namely:

- Duncan Grierson, founder and chief executive, Clim8

- Piebe Teeboom, secretary-general, FIA EPTA

- Iskander Erzini Vernoit, policy advisor, E3G

Together, the panel outline the work that must be done in the coming months to scale finance for the transition to a net-zero world and to stem nature loss, all while delivering an economic recovery from Covid-19 and building resilience against future shocks.

They also explore how some of the green finance space's biggest issues, including greenwashing, could be tackled. 


Join the conversation during edie's Countdown to COP26 Festival 

This panel forms part of edie's ongoing Countdown to COP26 campaign - six months of exclusive content and events, hosted in association with headline partner O2. Click here for a full agenda.

One of the next major Festival events on the horizon is edie's Sustainable Investment Conference.  

Financial and environmental experts from some of the world's largest investors and banks will discuss the prominent rise in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing and what that means for business at this two-day digital event. 

Taking place on 13-14 July, the conference will unite sustainability professionals from businesses and financial experts from investors to discuss the array of challenges and opportunities that embracing the green recovery can bring. Experts from the likes of BlackRock, UKSIF, UBS Asset Management, CDP and WWF feature on the event's high-level speaker list. 

Click here for a full agenda and to register for tickets. 


edie Staff



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