Monday 18 January 2016, 15:00 - 17:30

The Financial System We Need




A new UNEP report explores how the financial system can be harnessed to the needs of a productive, inclusive and environmentally-responsible economy. This event debates what reforms will be needed for the policies, rules and practices that govern financial and capital markets.

Presentation: key findings from The Financial System We Need

  • Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow, International Institute of Sustainable Development


  • Inger Andersen, Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (tbc)
  • Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Council (tbc)
  • Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
  • Bruno Oberle, Adjunct Professor, EPFL; member of the UNEP Inquiry Advisory Council
  • Ugo Panizza, Professor of International Economics; Pictet Chair in Finance and Development and ​Deputy Director, Centre for Finance and Development, the Graduate Institute, Geneva

Moderator: Mark Halle, Vice-President, Strategy, International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Organised within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network, in collaboration with IISD.

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