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Adoption of the European Commission Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

Adoption of the European Commission Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

On March 8, 2018, the European Commission released the adoption of its action plan on sustainable finance.
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Sustainable Investment Forum 2018

Sustainable Investment Forum 2018

Finance for Tomorrow is a partner of the Sinv2018 organized by Climate Action Network.
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Green and Sustainable Finance: French and European strategies

Green and Sustainable Finance: French and European strategies

Finance for Tomorrow published an analysis of HLEG recommendations: "Green and Sustainable Finance: French and European strategies" (FR)
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Release of the HLEG on sustainable finance final report

Release of the HLEG on sustainable finance final report

Publication of the recommandations of the high-level expert group (HLEG) on sustainable finance to the european commission
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#CFD2017 – The commitments of the financial sector

#CFD2017 – The commitments of the financial sector

An infographic on the maim commitments made by the financial sector during the CFD 2017
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Report on French Strategy for Green Finance

Report on French Strategy for Green Finance

The Ducret/Lemmet Report is aiming to align financial flows towards the fight against climate change.
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Finance for Tomorrow: 50 ClimActs and a lot more !

Finance for Tomorrow: 50 ClimActs and a lot more !

Finance for Tomorrow members' 50 ClimActs.
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The 12 commitments of the One Planet Summit

The 12 commitments of the One Planet Summit

Twelve commitments made during a day rich in content and decisions
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Climate Finance Day 2017 – The financial industry accelerates on its commitments

Climate Finance Day 2017 – The financial industry accelerates on its commitments

The theme of the event was the Acceleration of climate action in the financial sector.
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Accelerating Financial Centers action on Sustainable Development

Accelerating Financial Centers action on Sustainable Development

Download the UNEP Report on Financial Centers and the first Benchmark of the Greenness of Financial Centers.
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Casablanca statement on financial centres for sustainability

Casablanca statement on financial centres for sustainability

The Opportunity Mobilizing the world’s financial centres is essential to make progress on climate change and sustainable development. Financial centres are
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On December 11, 2017 in Paris: Third annual Climate Finance Day

On December 11, 2017 in Paris: Third annual Climate Finance Day

Conference Center Pierre Mendès-France in French minister of Economy and Finance In order to showcase solutions developed by the financial sector
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Philippe Zaouati in Socialter

Philippe Zaouati in Socialter

Our Chair Philippe Zaouati was interwied by Socialter. A look back on his career and his commitment toward a more positive
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VISIT THE CLIMATE FINANCE DAY WEBSITE

VISIT THE CLIMATE FINANCE DAY WEBSITE

The Climate Finance Day 2017 website is online!
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PHILIPPE ZAOUATI IN REVUE BANQUE

PHILIPPE ZAOUATI IN REVUE BANQUE

Find the interview of Philippe Zaouati in Revue Banque.
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ANNE-CLAIRE ROUX IN POINT BANQUE

ANNE-CLAIRE ROUX IN POINT BANQUE

Find the interview of Anne-Claire Roux in "Point Banque". Three months after the launch of Finance for Tomorrow, it is an opportunity to discover the brand creation process. In addition, find out the strategic objectives of this initiative for sustainable finance.
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HLEG INTERMEDIATE REPORT

HLEG INTERMEDIATE REPORT

Finance for Tomorrow published a French traduction and a comprehensive analysis of the intermediate report of the High Level Expert Group (HLEG).
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THE “ PARIS GREEN & SUSTAINABLE FINANCE” INITIATIVE BECOMES “FINANCE FOR TOMORROW”

THE “ PARIS GREEN & SUSTAINABLE FINANCE” INITIATIVE BECOMES “FINANCE FOR TOMORROW”

The Paris Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have launched a global low-carbon and inclusive economy. For a
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FOR A SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Finance for Tomorrow is an initiative led by Paris EUROPLACE and the actors of the Paris Financial Center to promote sustainable finance in France and internationally. This contributes to a shift in financial flows towards a low carbon and inclusive economy, in line with the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.

FOR A SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Gérard MESTRALLET

Chairman, Paris EUROPLACE & Chairman of the Board, ENGIE

«In this new international context, marked by the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement and by an increased involvement of Europe and new driving forces – China and India – in favour of the fight against global warming, it is today, more than ever, essential to increase the contribution of the global financial industry to these issues and to consolidate and promote the position of the Paris Financial Center as a world leader in green and sustainable finance.»

Philippe Zaouati

Chairman, Finance for Tomorrow & CEO, Mirova

«Over the past several years, the Paris Financial Center has experienced the development of multiple initiatives in the field of green and sustainable finance. The close relationship between market players and public authorities has largely contributed to this vibrancy. The current window of opportunity is exceptional to make finance evolve and serve better the economic, social and environmental needs of our societies. Therefore, today, we want to turn these promising signals into a strong, stable and organised ecosystem, oriented towards international cooperation. A finance for tomorrow»

Arnaud de Bresson

CEO, Paris EUROPLACE

«Paris is a committed and competent Financial Center, ready to take on the challenges of a sustainable future combining long-term investment and inclusion of environmental and social issues. This commitment corresponds to strong beliefs, a long-standing experience and skills recognised at international level.
As the international landscape restructures, Paris EUROPLACE intends to accelerate the contribution of industrial and financial players, with concrete initiatives with regards investment, research, innovation and promotion of the green and sustainable finance, at French and international level.»

EVENING LAUNCH

OUR ACTIONS

Finance for Tomorrow is the result of an important preparatory work carried out with the actors of the Paris Financial Center. In-depth interviews with each of them made it possible to establish a complete inventory, to identify the assets of the financial center and to define avenues of improvement, via 15 recommendations gathered in a report directed by Philippe Zaouati.

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AXE #1

DIFFERENTIATE
THE PLACE OF PARIS

The quality of its products
and its Expertise in

green
and sustainable finance

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AXE #2

TO REINFORCE
THE SYNERGIES

And public-private co-construction,
which is the source of the French ecosystem dynamism
in Green and sustainable finance

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AXE #3

ORGANIZING THE EUROPEAN
AND INTERNATIONAL REACH

of Paris as a green
and sustainable financial center

6 CONCRETE AND AMBITIOUS WORKING GROUPS

The 15 recommendations were used as a basis for 6 working groups in which Finance for Tomorrow members participate:

#1
Research

Identifying research needs and suporting partnerships with the private sector.

#2
Innovation

Foster the development of innovative financing tools and fintech.

#3
Public
Affairs

Helping to remove barriers to the development of green and sustainable finance in France and internationally and ensure policy dialogue and discussion between
private actors and public authorities.

#4
Climate
Financial
Disclosure

Highlighting the French expertise and leadership acquired on climate reporting through the disclosure requirement for institutional investors created by
Article 173 of the Energy Transition Act.

#5
Green bonds

Developping the issuance of green and sustainable bonds and the ability of the Paris Financial Center to influence international standards by strengthening the French presence in existing bodies.

#6
International
promotion and
networking

Making the ecosystem developed in France around green and sustainable finance more visible and spread it with the organization and hosting of international events in Paris ; developping an international green and sustainable finance actors network.

THE REPORT

OUR ECOSYSTEM

One of the main assets of the Paris Financial Center is its dynamic ecosystem which includes a unique and complete value chain bringing together public and private actors. The French pioneer regulation on reporting and the creation of public labels guaranteeing the quality of products have also contributed greatly to the development of the responsible investment and green bonds markets, on which, France today’s hold a leading position.

A GROWING MARKET

OUR MEMBERS

Finance for Tomorrow was created at the initiative of Paris EUROPLACE and the players of the Paris Financial Center to coordinate this rapid and massive mobilization of the financial sector, following the commitments and actions initiated by the public authorities.
The initiative brings together private, public and institutional players wishing to commit themselves to a finance that is based on a sustainable future and combines long-term investment and environmental and social challenges.

Observers

GOVERNANCE

The collective dynamics of Finance for Tomorrow is structured with a governance composed of two bodies and a president re-elected each year.

BUREAU

Chaired by
Philippe ZAOUATI
CEO of Mirova

It defines the roadmap
and objectives and monitors the budget

PLENARY COMMITTEE

Open to
all the members

Meets 3 to 4 times a year
to inform the members
on ongoing actions and
to discuss the priorities

Paris Europlace - 18 02 2016 - Paris

Director

Anne-Claire ROUX

PRESSROOM

Press contact

Emmanuelle Pometan – Agence emmapom
emma@emmapom.com

Press release

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Contact

Paris EUROPLACE

Palais Brongniart – 28, place de la Bourse, 75002 Paris

Anne-Claire ROUX Director
ac.roux@paris-europlace.com