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9.00-9.45 (GMT)

Climate Reporting Standard Keynote: The Drive towards a Standard, Common Language

The path to a sustainable future is through the alignment of standards to a global system, which harnesses the unique power of capital markets to change our global trajectory. Learn how the major standard setters have converged to develop a climate reporting standard

Paul Simpson CEO CDP

Janine Guillot CEO Value Reporting Foundation

Mardi McBrien Managing Director CDSB

9.45-10.00 (GMT)

Presentation slot available

10.00-10.45 (GMT)

Scope 3 Reporting Keynote: Ensuring Accurate Supplier Data

Scope 3 ‘carbon ‘hotspots’ pose the biggest challenges for businesses with large, complex supply chains. Once these are found and addressed, they have the potential to help companies make huge advancements in reaching their Net Zero goals. Understand how companies are identifying and measuring their Scope 3 emission ‘pain points’

1045-11.00 (GMT)

ESG Standard Keynote: Update from IFRS Foundation

Clara Barby Project Lead IFRS Foundation

11.00-11.45 (GMT)

ESG-Driven Disclosure Keynote: Identifying and Disclosing the Right Data

The current state of ESG disclosure does not meet investor’s needs. There is a need for a more forward-looking, data-driven and standardised approach that enables greater scrutiny and comparability. Hear from C-Suite leaders within both corporate and finance institutions as to how a renewed approach is being developed

Ole Buhl Senior Vice President, Head of ESG ATP

Andromeda Wood Senior Director of Global XBRL Strategy Workiva

11.45-12.00 (GMT)

Biodiversity Impact Reporting: Demystifying Metrics

Shana Vida Gavron CEO Endangered Wildlife

12.00-13.00 (GMT)

Break

13.00-13.45 (GMT)

Regulation Keynote: Impact of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

Regulation is now on the horizon and we’re on the cusp of comparable, standardised, and transparent reporting. However, it’s going to get more complex before it simplifies. Hear from global policy makers, investors and corporates on what the impact of impeding regulation means for the reporting practitioner

Alain Deckers Head of Unit, Corp Reporting, Audit and Credit Rating Agencies European Commission

Hilde Bloome Deputy CEO Accountancy Europe

13.45-14.00 (GMT)

Post COP26 Keynote: The Future of Sustainability Reporting

The reporting landscape is changing. With regulation and harmonisation delivering new rules to the global reporting space, much needed clarity is on its way. In this session understand what the post COP26 reporting landscape looks like and how we move forward into 2022 and beyond

Lila Karbassi Chief Programmes UN Global Compact

14.00-14.45 (GMT)

Mandatory Climate Risk Reporting: The Need for a Renewed Framework for Business and Finance

Europe is leading the way to make climate reporting mandatory and other countries and continents will soon follow. But how will mandatory reporting impact your business? Hear from leading financial executives, policymakers and corporates on the impact of the latest global regulations and ways in which to navigate this change

Ben Pott Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, EMEA BNY Mellon

Sandra Schoonhoven Head of Sustainability ING

14.45-15.00 (GMT)

Addressing Nature Related Risks and Opportunities

The Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures aims to make business accountable for their impact on nature, understand what the forward-looking risks are and how business will mitigate them. In this session learn what the need for and impact of the TNFDs are on your business

David Craig Co-Chair TNFD

9.00-9.45 (GMT)

Financing Net Zero Keynote: The Implications of COP26 on the Future of Finance

Delivering a Net Zero future will impact every aspect of the global economy - energy, agriculture, cities, and transportation to name a few. The financial sector will play a critical role in delivering the investment and infrastructure for a decarbonised world. Hear how companies, investors and governments will collaborate post COP26 to replace incumbent systems and reach Net Zero

Steve Waygood Chief Responsible Investment Officer Aviva

Rick Lacaille EVP & Global Head of ESG State Street

Moderator: Amy Hepburn CEO Investor Leadership Network

9.45-10.00 (GMT)

Presentation slot available

10.00-10.45 (GMT)

Shifting to Stakeholder Capitalism: Closing the Gap Between Sustainable and Economic Growth

Stakeholders' demands are forcing executives and decision-makers to rethink their organisations’ goals. Serving to a better society will increase the shareholders long-term return but this will require a new governance approach. Discover innovative ways in which companies can adopt collaborative models and build transparency to show results towards climate and social issues

Andrea Álvares Chief Brand, Innovation, International and Sustainability Officer Natura

Melanie Kreis Chief Financial Officer DPDHL Group

1045-11.00 (GMT)

Finance Keynote: Financing a Sustainable Future

CFOs have a crucial role to play in creating a sustainable future, having a unique opportunity to drive transformation and create value for the company. In this session hear how, as companies shift to a more integrated sustainability approach, finance leaders play a central role in delivering sustainability goals

Fernando Tennenbaum Chief Financial Officer AB InBev

11.00-11.45 (GMT)

Creating a Value-Driven Approach: Moving from Short-Term Profits to Long-Term Value

Building an honest and open relationship with investors is key to business growth. We need total transparency. Learn how to bridge the gap with investors and hear practical ideas on how to communicate progress and impact

Javier Echave Chief Financial Officer Heathrow

11.45-12.00 (GMT)

Presentation slot available

12.00-13.00 (GMT)

Break

13.00-13.45 (GMT)

EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy: Defining Environmental Performance

The EU Taxonomy is a tool to help investors understand whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable, and to navigate the transition to a low-carbon economy. It aims to deliver a common language between all, but it has limitations and there are concerns it has aided the greenwashing of finance initiatives. Join this honest and frank discussion as we unpick both the issues and opportunities of the EU Taxonomy

Sean Kidney CEO Climate Bonds Initiative

Jean-Pierre Gomez Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs Société Générale Luxembourg

Cecile Niang Lead Economist World Bank Group

13.45-14.00 (GMT)

Presentation slot available

14.00-14.30 (GMT)

Just Transition: Mobilising Finance for Positive Social Change

The impacts of climate change is increasing the inequality gap worldwide. The transition must be just. How can we the private and public sector work together to deliver positive social benefits and mobilise the money to achieve it?

14.45-15.00 (GMT)

Presentation slot available