2 permanent Commissions

Communication/ International promotion

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Objectives

To promote Paris Financial Centre as a Green Marketplace by:

  • Elaborating promotion tools and international communication
  • Making Paris the leader on sustainable finance in the international market

Pilote

 Anne-Claire Roux
Benoît Gausseron 

Works

  • Event: Each year, Climate Finance Day aims to review the current state of the main achievements related to sustainable finance. It presents innovative solutions from public and private actors to meet the Paris Agreement objectives.
  • Production of a educational-video set “When Finance is Good” in partnership with FIR and Impact Campus.
    Watch the videos
  • Communication strategy for the launching of the Sustainable Finance Observatory and CFD 2021

Policy

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Objectives

  • To develop a market framework conducive to the development of green and sustainable finance
  • To make a relevant information accessible for financial players.

Pilotes

 

Works

Finance for Tomorrow published two reports to decode and spread the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance’s works.

Decoded 2017 HLEG report
Decoded 2018 HLEG report

The European Commission also have published a Decoding on European regulatory advances.

Read the report

4 Taskforces

Europe: Green Deal & EU Taxonomy impact

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Objectives

  • To influence European regulatory advances
  • Publication of position papers

Pilote

Julien Touati

Works

  • Response to the European Commission’s consultation on the “Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy”
  • Works on operationalizing the “Green Deal on the Ground” which brings to the fore the replicability of innovative projects in Europe.

Finance for Development

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Objectives

  • Highlighting connection between sustainable finance and development in emerging countries.
  • Lauching a reflection on the transition financing and development issues.

Pilot

François Bergère

 

Works

  • Partcipation in the French OECD/G7 Taskforce for the publication of a Framework for the mobilization of Sustainable Finance towards SDOs.”
  • Creation of a mapping of players and financing tools in favor for the transition in developing countries.

Impact: act, share, measure

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Objectives

  • Measuring impact and sharing best practices
  • Enhancing the value of our members’ concrete actions

Pilot

Thierry Déau 

Works

  • Defining specifications to “label” the member’s solutions/initiatives: to go beyond climate and be able to link sustainable finance initiatives to various SDGs that are readable by the general public. Thanks to a simple questionnaire that allows to describe the initiative and to go beyond the announcement effect, members will be able to apply for this label.
  • Enhancing these impactful solutions through a set of dedicated events

Just and Inclusive Transition

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Objectives

  • To position the Paris market on these issues and to formulate concrete proposals to make its implementation unavoidable by the financial players.

 

Pilote

Jean-Jacques Barbéris, 

Works

  • Publication of a paper position and a video about the importance of a just transition for the Paris financial players.
    Read the position paper
    Watch the video
  • Release of a publication serie about different key concepts in respect of the Just Transition.

Finance ClimAct Project

Finance ClimAct/Life

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Objectif

Depuis 2019, 2 Degrees Investing Initiative (2DII) et Finance For Tomorrow travaillent, au sein d’un consortium regroupant 8 acteurs clés des sujets de Finance responsable, sur le projet Finance ClimAct soutenu par le programme européen LIFE. Ce projet traite notamment de la mobilisation de l’épargne des ménages pour l’alignement des flux financiers privés avec un développement économique durable et plus particulièrement avec les objectifs de l’Accord de Paris pour le climat.

Observatoire de la finance durable

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Objectifs

Enrichir les données de l’Observatoire par des calculs  d’alignement, d’impact et d’additionalité des engagements sur l’économie réelle à travers:

  • le suivi des engagements des acteurs sur la base d’une déclaration volontaire des acteurs
  • l’étude, l’adaptation et l’application des méthodologies (ex: PACTA, PCAF, Nazca, Invecat) pour les appliquer sur les données individuelles et agrégées de l’Observatoire

Chef de projet

 Raphaël Lebel

Travaux

Enrichir les données de l’Observatoire : 

  • Créations de groupes de travail avec les fédérations professionnelles
  • Coordination du Comité Scientifique et d’Expertise
  • Création d’un groupe de travail pour étudier la lisibilité des données de l’Observatoire

Etendre la couverture de l’Observatoire :

  • Lancement d’une nouvelle section « investisseurs institutionnels autres que assureurs »
  • Collecte des engagements individuels en direct par Finance for Tomorrow

Augmenter la notoriété de l’Observatoire :

  • Actions de communication pour faire connaitre l’Observatoire aux acteurs et professionnels de la finance
  • Dissémination de l’initiative à l’international pour engager d’autres places financières

Assurer une bonne gestion de l’Observatoire :

  • Maintenance du site web avec une mise à jour prévue pour le CFD 2021 avec les données 2021
  • Réflexion sur le positionnement et la pérennité du projet à la fin des subventions LIFE

Stress-tests climatiques

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Objectif

Organisation de groupes de travail composés d’institutions financières, de superviseurs et d’ autorités : (ADEME, ACPR, AMF, Banque de France, Trésor) pour coordonner les différents projets de stress tests pilotes et volets de recherche en France, et informer les praticiens français sur les développements internationaux.

Pilote

  Pierre-Alix Binet

Travaux

  •  Organisation d’un séminaire de haut niveau réunissant des experts académiques et scientifiques, en partenariat avec l’ADEME & l’OCDE
  • Organisation d’une série d’ateliers de travail en lien avec des acteurs français représentatifs

Retail

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Objectif

As part of the Finance ClimAct project (funded by th European program LIFE), 2DII and Finance For Tomorrow created a workstream to develop a “MIFID suitability test” including questions on savers’ non-financial preferences. This survey is in line with European regulatory advances and from works made by 2Dii in Germany.  The aim is also to develop a guide on its implementation in France.

Pilote

Natacha Boric

Travaux

Survey to spread to maket players in Q2 2021.

Workstreams

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.

More information

Fintech Challenge

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Objective

  • To direct technological innovation in the financial sector towards sustainable development objectives.
  • Promoting innovative projects that contribute to accelerating the financing of the energy and ecological transition

Pilots
Ademe
Climate KIC

Works

The Fintech For Tomorrow Challenge aims to promote innovative projects that contribute to accelerate the financing of the energy and ecological transition:

  • by identifying the most promising start-ups
  • by supporting them to strengthen their capacity to accelerate the financing of the energy and ecological transition.
  • by connecting them with the players in the Paris innovation ecosystem to support their development.

Download the 2018 Brochure
Download the 2019 Brochure

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.

Green, Social & Sustainable Bonds

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Aim

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

Works

To plan afterworks to retruscture a network of actors in order to foster the development of the market. News follow-up meetings are to be organised, in particular European issues as part of the EU Green Bond Standard.