11:00 - 11:10
11:10 - 11:40
Acting now for a greener future – Lessons from the United Nations climate report
Diana Ürge-Vorsatz serves as Vice-Chair of Working Group III of the United Nations (UN / ONU) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). She is also a Professor at the Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, holding a PhD from the University of California. She'll share the findings of the UN's climate report and provide valuable advice on how both companies and individuals can decrease their carbon footprint.
Diána Ürge-Vorsatz, Vice-Chair, Working Group III, United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
11:40 - 12:00
The future is renewable – Diving into the EU's green energy policy
Peter Sweatman has spent 26 years in finance of which 16 are in climate finance and energy efficiency. Based in Madrid, his company supports the EU Commission, the G20 and various national governments in policy matters helping to deliver investment for a net-zero emission economy by 2050 and related matters. He will talk about the EU's green energy policy with a focus on what’s to come.
Peter Sweatman, Chief Executive, Climate Strategy & Partners
12:00 - 13:20
Applying ESG strategies in practice – Case studies by international business leaders
International experts will take the stage in this session to share their experience with creating and executing ESG strategies for the companies they work for. Their case studies will provide valuable insight into the decision-making process of large corporations. Their list of dos and don'ts intends to make creating the right net-zero strategy for any company smoother.
14:20 - 15:00
Financing the green transition – How do leading lenders approach ESG?
15:00 - 15:40
ESG in practice – Long-term strategies and best practices discussed by business leaders
15:40 - 16:20
On the road to zero-waste – Sustainability in the FMCG sector
Gabriel Thoumi CFA, FRM, Council Member, S&P Sustainable Finance Scientific Council
16:50 - 17:10
Afternoon keynote: How can the circular economy help us build a better world?
Tina Paillet is an international real estate executive with over 25 years of experience including 12 years at Generali Real Estate. As President-Elect of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Tina works to create a positive impact in the field of sustainability. Tina is also the Co-Founder of Circotr@de – an innovative start-up creating value by trading second-hand building materials and their embodied carbon. She will talk about combatting the climate change impacts of the built environment through decarbonization and the circular economy.
Tina Paillet FRICS, President-Elect, RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
17:10 - 17:50
Making an impact through buildings – ESG in real estate
17:50 - 18:30
Looking for the best deals – Discussion with real estate dealmakers
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