#Episode 23 - Conversation with Helena Viñes Fiestas
Sustainability Bridges
by Eurosif
1w ago
? In this episode, special guest Helena Viñes Fiestas, Chair of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif’s Executive Director, discuss the EU Taxonomy, the latest and future work of the Platform, including a draft methodology on monitoring capital flows, and much more! ? Alongside her role as the Chair of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance, Helena is also co-Chair of the Taskforce on Net Zero Policy and Commissioner of the Spanish Financial Market Authority. Helena was previously Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management and a Member of th ..read more
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#Episode 22 - Conversation with Kim Smouter-Umans
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by Eurosif
3w ago
? In this episode, special guest Kim Smouter-Umans, Executive Director of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) and Pierre Garrault, Eurosif’s Senior Policy Adviser, discuss the intersection between DEI and climate justice throughout ENAR’s activities, including the ENAR Foundation’s Racial and Economic Justice Investment Fund, as well as Eurosif’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) workstream. ? Founded in 1998, ENAR is a pan-European anti-racism network that aims to make decisive progress towards racial equality in all EU Member States and ultimately, to end structural raci ..read more
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#Episode 21 - Conversation with Sven Gentner
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by Eurosif
2M ago
? In this episode, special guest Sven Gentner, Head of Unit for corporate reporting, audit and credit rating agencies within DG FISMA and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif’s Executive Director, discuss CSRD, ESRS, CSDDD, the interoperability of sustainability standards and much more. ? Sven joined the European Commission in 2004 and has served in numerous positions both in Brussels and abroad. Sven previously headed DG FISMA’s unit in charge of asset management, that amongst others developed the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and was a counsellor in the Economic and Financial Affa ..read more
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#Episode 20 - Conversation with Paul Tang
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by Eurosif
4M ago
? In this episode, Paul Tang, a senior member of the European Parliament, and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif’s Executive Director, discuss SFDR, EUGBS and EU Sustainable Finance. ? Paul, representing the Dutch Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid – PvdA) in the European group of Socialists and Democrats, has been rapporteur for the European Parliament on numerous high-profile files, including the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the EU Green Bond Standard (EUGBS), and Simple, Transparent and Standardised Securitisations. After ten years, Paul will be stepping down from the Europea ..read more
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#Episode 18 - Conversation with Allan Jorgensen
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by Eurosif
7M ago
?️ ? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 18 ? In this episode, Allan Jorgensen, Head of the OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct, and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif Executive Director, discuss the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (MNE) on Responsible Business Conduct and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) which is in the final stages of negotiations among the EU institutions. ? Allan has two decades of experience working on sustainable business and finance in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the OECD, he was Head of Sustainable Tra ..read more
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#Episode 17 - Conversation with Hadewych Kuiper
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by Eurosif
7M ago
?️ ? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 17 ? In this episode, Hadewych Kuiper, Managing Director of Triodos Investment Management and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif Executive Director, speak about the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) and the review of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). ? Hadewych joined Triodos in 2013, serving as Commercial Director before being appointed Managing Director in 2022. In addition to her role at Triodos, Hadewych is also a Board Member of the Netherlands Advisory Board on impact investing. ? As part of the discussion, Hadewy ..read more
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#Episode 16 - Conversation with Richard Kooloos
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by Eurosif
9M ago
?️ ? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 16 ? In this episode, Richard Kooloos, Global Head of Social Impact & Human Rights at the ABN AMRO Sustainability Centre of Excellence, and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif Executive Director, speak about the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (#CSDDD). Richard describes the main components of the directive, explains why it is important to have them embedded in the EU law, and clarifies how financial institutions, particularly banks, can effectively perform due diligence through value chain. ? In addition to his role at ABN AMRO, Richard is a ..read more
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#Episode 15 - Conversation with Lisa Hayles
Sustainability Bridges
by Eurosif
10M ago
?️ ? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 15 ? In this episode Aleksandra Palinska and special guest, Lisa Hayles, Director of International Shareholder Advocacy at Trillium Asset Management, discuss Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) and how to promote it through investments. Lisa also elaborates on the definition of climate justice and just transition, investing through the lens of anti-racism and building diversity and inclusion from a racial and ethnic origin perspective as well as related challenges and opportunities, addressing and unpacking the challenging nature of langua ..read more
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#Episode 14 - Conversation with Lokke Moerel
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by Eurosif
10M ago
?️? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 14 ? In this episode Aleksandra Palinska and special guest, Professor Lokke Moerel, one of the world’s best-known privacy & cyber advisors, discuss the importance, benefits and challenges of collecting and disclosing corporate data on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and how to carry this out in compliance with GDPR. ? Prof. Moerel is a lawyer in the global Privacy & Security team of Morrison & Foerster, and member of its ESG Steering Committee. She is also professor of Global Technology and Law at Tilburg University, a member of the Dutch ..read more
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#Episode 13 - Conversation with Philippe Zaouati
Sustainability Bridges
by Eurosif
11M ago
?️ ? Sustainability Bridges – Episode 13 ? In this episode, Aleksandra Palinska and special guest, Philippe Zaouati, Founder and CEO of Mirova, discuss the challenges fund managers face when making sustainable investment decisions, the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and the development of the sustainable finance agenda in the EU and around the world. ? Mirova is a leading sustainable investment and asset management firm and a pioneer in sustainable finance tha ..read more
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