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Webinar - Sustainable Dublin 2050 - Green Finance

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Join us for the latest instalment of Sustainable Dublin 2050 to learn about Green Finance and how it is evolving and influencing how business is done in the Irish context. Green, or Sustainable finance is the consideration of environmental, social, and governmental factors when making investments, and is going to be a big part of how finance is achieved for everything from home ownership to largescale infrastructure now and into the future.   

Date: 
Wed 28 Oct 2020
Time: 
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Venue: 
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, NA NA
The biggest financial institutions from the European Investment Bank and European Union to the Central Bank and commercial banking sector have all recognised that sustainable finance is going to be a huge part of the what and the how for businesses and projects achieving funding in the years ahead.  

Tune in on October 28th to hear from leading voices from the EU and academic perspective, from an Irish commercial bank, and, from a business utilising green financing on what it all means for Ireland, for businesses, and for sustainability. 

Speaker

Jim Arigho, Director, Energy, Climate Action & Infrastructure, Allied Irish Banks
 
Jim Arigho is a Director in the Energy, Climate Action & Infrastructure Team in Allied Irish Banks.  Jim has been with AIB for over 13 years working in both Project Finance and Acquisition Finance.  Jim has been involved in numerous Debt Financings including Onshore & Offshore Wind, Biomass, Anaerobic Digestion and Waste to Energy.  In addition to funding green assets, as part of AIB's pledge to 'Do More' with regard to Sustainability, Jim is involved in driving the climate action agenda across the non-Retail parts of the AIB Group.  Jim holds an MBA from the Smurfit Business School and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin.  

Andreas Hoepner, Full Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at Smurfit Graduate Business School of UCD

Andreas is Full Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School & the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin (UCD), serves on the schools’ management team as Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), and is a named supervisor for UCD’s SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning. Prof. Hoepner is serving on the European Union’s Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF) as one of five independent members (i.e. appointed in personal capacity instead of representing a legal entity). Prior to PSF, Andreas served as independent member on the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance. In his TEG role, he co-invented ‘EU Climate Transition / Paris-Aligned Investing’ by aligning investment strategies across asset classes with the IPCC’s 1.5°C trajectory (with no or limited overshoot).
  Before joining UCD in June 2017, Andreas was Associate Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre of Henley Business School (2013-17), where he remains a Visiting Professor of Finance. He is also Visiting Professor in Financial Data Science at the University of Hamburg, serves as a board member of the Financial Data Science Association (having been its inaugural chair in 2015-16) and educates investment professionals as Scientific Co-Director of the Chartered Financial Data Scientist (CFDS) and the Certificate in Sustainable Investing and Finance (CSIF) of the German Investment Association (DVFA). 

 

Event name: 
Webinar - Sustainable Dublin 2050 - Green Finance
Event date: 
Wed 28 Oct 2020
Event time: 
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Venue: 
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, NA NA

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