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Thu, 23 May



Banking on Green Finance

Exploring the world of sustainable finance

Banking on Green Finance
Banking on Green Finance

Time & Location

23 May 2024, 09:00 – 15:30

Bruxelles, Pl. Jean Rey, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium

About the event

Banking on Green Finance is for interested financial institutions and agencies on the 23rd  May 2024  in Brussels. The event is free and will cover green finance, ESG  reporting, case studies and insights on green certification schemes  which form the basis of green finance products. 

Join the discussion and  build knowledge with other European agencies.

Seize the opportunity: Greeing your mortgage portfolio

Case studies: Success stories in green finance

Centre of excellence: How we can support you

Full agenda:

8:30 - 9:00: Registration

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome address

  • Hans Rhein, Head of Unit LIFE Energy + LIFE Climate, CINEA

9:15 – 9:25: The importance of green homes and green finance

  • Ciaran Cuffe, MEP

9:25- 9:50 Policy Session

  • Mr. Thibault ROY from DG ENER
  • Mr. Rostislav Rozsypal from DG FISMA

9:50 - 11:00: Panel Discussion

  • Chairing the panel: Hanane El Hayek - Head of Sustainable Finance CERTIVEA/France GBC
  • Eduardo Hernandez O´Reilly, CFA Senior Financial Analyst on Structured Finance at UCI (BNP PARIBAS & Banco Santander)
  • Stephen O'Shea, Head of Sustainable Construction & Reporting at Cairn Homes PLC
  • Alexios Fragkiadakis, Department Climate Advisor – Buildings & Infrastructure, EIB
  • João Pedro dos Santos Amaral Tomaz, Portuguese Banking Association
  • Anna-Maria Spyriouni , Head of Europe, Policy, Climate Bonds Initiative

11:00 - 11:20: Coffee Break

  • Networking and refreshments

11:20- 11:40 Financial agencies presenting case studies (Green financing and Green Homes programmes) from Romania and Ireland

  • Noel Ross – Head of portfolio management at Ardcairn Capital
  • Green Homes and Green Mortgage with Vladimir Kalinov, Vice-President Retail Raiffeisen, Romania.

11:40 - 11:55: Training and Education Programs Presentation - (EnerSave Capital, Alexandra Hedesiu)

  • Focus on supporting the banking sector & journey to greenify portfolios

11:55 - 12:05 Future Steps: Centre of Excellence (RoGBC)

  • Present the concept and future plans

12:05 - 12:35: Ready to Deploy Programs and Support

  •  Showcasing EU Taxonomy Alignment: Green Certification Programs (IGBC/ROGBC/Criscon)
  •  Let’s Build Green and Elevate! – facilitating Europe’s green transition and supporting and rebuilding Ukraine with Hybrid Green Finance best practices - Iva Merheim-Eyre, HFHI
  • Green Mortgages for vulnerable people- Hans Vermeulen- CEO, Onesto

12:35 - 12:45 Closing Remarks

13:00 - 15:30: Lunch break, Interviews and Networking Opportunities

15:30: End of the event

Register now with Alexandra Hedesiu by emailing ah@enersavecap (dot) com

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