SFE & Accenture Webinar | A Sustainable Future

Date: Tuesday 9th November

Time: 2pm - 3pm

SFE are delighted to invite you to the fourth and final event in our webinar series with members Accenture, looking at how the financial services sector can work towards a more sustainable future and how innovation in fintech and green finance will be crucial to achieving the change we need.

Financial Institutions can play a key role in enabling sustainability. Join us and hear from our panel members on how different companies and employees are re-shifting their priorities to tackle climate change and becoming champions of sustainability.

Stuart Chalmers, UKI Financial Services and Head of FS in Scotland, will open as he facilitates an informative discussion with Nina Jais, Managing Director for Sustainability Strategy at Accenture on the ESG agenda and the role of purpose-driven organisations.

Dr Theodor Cojoianu, Incoming Associate Professor in Energy Finance at The University of Edinburgh and Member of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance, will discuss how EU and UK Green Taxonomies help towards investing sustainably.

We will also hear from Alexandra Karnig, Business Operation Lead at Swedish Fintech Doconomy, UNFCCC Partners who recently raised $17m in funding as they work towards their goal of providing digital solutions to help us all live in a more sustainable way.

We also welcome George Dunning, Co-Founder and COO of Bud, as they look to tackle climate change with Open Banking. Bud earlier in the year signed significant partnerships with both ANZ NZ and Credit Karma.

Nick Clark, Manager Regulatory Sandbox at the Financial Conduct Authority, will provide an overview of FCA Innovate and the Green FinTech Challenge.

We will then host a Q&A discussion on the importance of creating sustainable business models in the wake of a global pandemic’

All SFE members are welcome to attend. Please share this invite with colleagues who may be interested. 

Joining details will be sent in advance of the webinar. 

Register using the link below.