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OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment 2020

F4B at the OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment 2020

7th annual OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment is taking place from 6-9 October 2020 with participation from F4B.


The Forum, the main annual global event for the OECD Centre on Green Finance and Investment, will gather senior policy makers and key actors in green finance and investment from around the world to foster open and action-oriented discussions to advance the global green finance agenda.


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F4B Executive Chair Simon Zadek is taking part in the day 2 High-Level Plenary: How to ensure the financial system helps deliver a green recovery (including jobs, low-carbon growth, and environmental resilience)? (Oct 7th, 10:00 am - 11:30 am CET) 


Also in this session are: 

  • Jane Ambachtsheer, BNP Paribas Asset Management, Global Head, Sustainability

  • Sharan Burrow, International Trade Union, General Secretary

  • Thierry Déau, MERIDIAM, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

  • Frank  Elderson, De Nederlandsche Bank (NDB), Executive Director, Supervision

  • Marcel Haag, Directorate-General for Financial Director, Horizontal Policies, European Commission

  • Catherine Howarth, ShareAction, Chief Executive

  • Mathilde Mesnard, OECD, Deputy Director Directorate for Financial and Entreprise Affairs

  • Hugh  Wheelan, Responsible Investor , Co-founder and Joint Managing Director, responsibleinvestor.com 

He will is also involved in the session on Unlocking financing for biodiversity by private investors 15:00-16:30 (CET)


This session will discuss key priorities and opportunities to mobilise the financial sector in support of biodiversity action. It will explore outstanding issues with assessing and managing biodiversity impacts, dependencies and risks for the financial sector.


  • Simon Buckle, Head, Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division, Environment Directorate, OECD

  • Philippe Zaouati, Chief Executive Officer, Mirova

  • Danijela Piljic, Strategy Advisor, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) 

  • Katie Leach, Senior Programme Officer, Biodiversity and Business, United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) 

  • Andrew Mitchell, Founder and Senior Advisor, Global Canopy 

  • Jean-Florent Helfre, Head, FI Business Development, Central and Southern Europe, Trucost (part of S&P Global)


The event will be public, webcast online and recorded.

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