Plenary session 1: The sustainable finance policy revolution: implications for investors
Ashley Alder, Board Chair, International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Nathan Fabian, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, PRI
Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Japan Financial Services Agency
Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union
Moderator: Margarita Pirovska, Director of Policy, PRI
In 2021, sustainable finance policy is no longer optional. As governments around the world develop national strategies towards net zero by 2050, finance ministers are increasingly considering an overhaul of financial and investment regulations to support the transition. This session will focus on the key policy and legal reforms emerging around the world to align investment markets with sustainability objectives, including the Paris Agreement.