The Finance and Net Impact Clubs present you
«The Sustainable Finance Seminar»
The Finance Edition of a series of events aimed to increase your awareness about socially responsible careers across industries and functions.
Friday June 12th, 2009 from 16:00 to 18:00 at S-105
Register HERE . Limited Capacity (60 places)
Sustainable finance and responsible investments have started as niche, ethical-driven approaches, but now are entering the mainstream financial markets, as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues become important sources of risks and opportunities. This event will explore the roots of the sustainable finance movement and how it is becoming mainstream across both developed and emerging markets.
16:00 – Registration
16:30 – From niche to mainstream: sustainable finance in Europe
Tomas Conde, BBVA, Sustainability Director
17:00 – Sustainability trends in emerging markets finance
Dan Siddy – Delsus Ltd, Consultants in Sustainable Investments
17:30 – Questions & Answers, Closing
Moderator: Gustavo Pimentel, IE Net Impact Club
18:00 – Closing Remarks
Francesco Cottini, IE Finance Club
Tomas Conde is the Director of Sustainability of the BBVA group within the Corporate Responsibility and Reputation department. Prior to this role, he was part of the CEO office as business development analyst. He also worked as account manager and as risk manager in Panamá for three years. Before joining BBVA in 1993, Tomas worked for Arthur Andersen. He is an economist with a Master in Auditing and corporate analysis form Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He also holds a General Management Plan (PDG) from IESE and is currently undertaking a Master in environmental engineering at EOI.
Dan Siddy is the founding director of Delsus Limited, a UK-based consulting and advisory firm specializing in sustainable investment strategies for the emerging markets. He has worked on the environmental and social aspects of emerging market finance for over 15 years, and is internationally acknowledged as a leading expert in his field. His experience and networks span portfolio investment, private equity, banking and international development, from Asia to Latin America.