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Oct 30

2019 Financial Regulation Conference: Sustainable Green Finance

Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Special Policy Conference

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As Canada transitions to a low-carbon economy, our financial services sector needs to find solutions that support a more sustainable and prosperous economic future. Join us on October 30th to hear our roster of speakers will discuss the many opportunities and challenges that come with sustainable finance, and how supporting investment in climate resilience can lead to long-term economic growth. 

Please click here for the event agenda. 


Member $250 | Guest $450 | Table of 6 $1,500

Please contact Jacquelin, Event Planner, to register:jwong@cdhowe.org.


Session I – What is Sustainable Finance, and How Could it Impact Canada’s Financial Services Sector?

An introduction to the concept of sustainable finance and an in-depth discussion on the impact it could have on Canada’s economic growth and the long-term stability of our financial services industry.   


Session II – Sustainable Finance in Canada and Around the World - How do we Compare?

In this session, our panelists will compare the development of sustainable finance in Canada with other jurisdictions. What can we emulate or change? And how will this impact Canada’s long-term competitiveness?     


Luncheon Keynote - Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Member, Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance, Government of Canada


Session III – What are the Challenges Related to Sustainable Finance and Climate-related Risk Disclosure in Canada?       

A deep-dive into the challenges facing the development sustainable finance in Canada. Our panelists will discuss the impact of severe weather damage on our financial services sector, as well as the movement to embed the disclosure of climate-related risk into our regulatory frameworks.


Session IV - What does Canada need to do to Embrace Sustainable Finance?

The conference will conclude with a conversation around increasing capital investment in sustainable finance, as well as setting appropriate measurement and climate-related risk disclosure standards.    


Click here to visit the conference website.


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