4 Taskforces

Europe: impact of the Green Deal and taxonomy

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Objectives

  • Influence European regulatory developments (Green Deal, taxonomy…)
  • Publication of one or more position papers

Pilot

Julien Touati

Finance for Development

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Objectives

  • Highlighting the link between sustainable finance and development in emerging countries
  • To launch a reflection on the financing of the transition and the issues related to development.

Pilot
François Bergère

Impact: act, share, measure

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Objectives

  • Measuring impact and sharing best practices
  • Promoting the concrete actions of our members

Pilot
Thierry Déau

Works

  • Define specifications to “label” the member’s solutions/initiatives (to go beyond the climate and be able to link sustainable finance initiatives to various SD objectives (social etc. and that are readable by the general public). Thanks to a simple questionnaire, members will be able to describe the initiative and to go beyond the announcement effect of “applying” for this label.
  • Showcase these impactful solutions at a series of dedicated events

Just & Inclusive transition

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Objectives

  • To position Paris as a pioneer in financing sustainable transition that is socially acceptable to all.
  • To define, control, measure such a transition, and to translate it into the targeting of activities, projects, and actors to be financed in line with this just transition.
  • Formulate concrete proposals to make its implementation unavoidable by financial actors

Driver
Jean-Jacques Barberis

Works

  • Publication of a paper position

2 permanent Commissions

Communication & Promotion - permanent commission

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To promote the Paris Financial Centre as a Green Marketplace: develop promotion tools and international communication; place Paris as the leader on sustainable finance on the international market

Each year, the Climate Finance Day aims to take stock of the main achievements and present innovative solutions from public and private actors to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

Permanent Policy commission

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To develop a market framework conducive to the development of green and sustainable finance

Coming soon !

Workstream

Biodiversity & Natural Capital - project group

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To develop a network of players in these sectors to promote market development and enhance the expertise of the Paris financial center.

Publications :

Publication of the mapping of French actors to support the emergence of natural capital and biodiversity in November 2018.

Publication of an op-ed in Le Monde: On May 21, we initiated an article published in Le Monde and signed by 16 key players from the financial sector, academic research, public institutions and associations. The goal is double: demonstrate both the investment potential in Biodiversity and Natural Capital as well as the pioneering role of French actors, and call for a strong mobilization, with multi-stakeholder partnerships and ambitious political agreements.

Read the publication

Events : We organized a “biodiversity & finance” workshop aimed at creating an open forum for dialogue between stakeholders to better understand how finance can consider biodiversity issues and integrate them into its activities. our workshop was based on the most recent scientific work, including the meetings of the G7 environment meeting and the ipbes global assessment in early may.

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Education & Formation

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To develop the Sustainable Finance training offer for students and professionals

Coming soon !

Research - group project

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To support the sustainable finance research sector

The French Research Map is Green & Sustainable Finance”, is a digital cartography proposed by Finance for Tomorrow and the Louis Bachelier Institute, in collaboration with the FIR – Forum for Responsible Investment. This collaboration aims to showcase the quality of the French Ecosystem and make it more accessible to finance professionals, researchers and students.

Indexes

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Finance ClimAct/Life

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Sustainable, social & green bonds

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To develop a network of players in the sector and promote the development of the green and sustainable bond market.

The group is currently working on a report on climate risk to be published in september, stay tuned !

Climate Risk/Methodologies project group

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  • To highlight French expertise and added value on climate reporting (Article 173)

Coming soon !