Climate Change & The Financial Sector: Supporting The Net-Zero Transition

The imminent threat of climate change requires the financial sector to play a crucial role in the transition to a net-zero carbon economy. In this webinar, BCS Consulting will provide an overview of climate change and the role financial institutions can play; the drivers of risk and opportunity and key industry initiatives, trends, and regulations gaining momentum. Additionally, BCS will share insights from their second comprehensive review of climate disclosures in the banking sector, exploring the progress across regions, challenges, and examples of emerging best practice.


Hector Fontaine is the Sustainable Finance Lead for BCS Consulting. He has deep expertise in risk, finance and sustainability, advising and supporting many of the world's largest financial institutions as well as smaller financial firms in these areas for many years. Hector is a frequent speaker in industry events and has authored numerous ESG publications. In 2018 he directed and co-authored the BCS Consulting ESG Banking Benchmark Report and in 2019 and 2021, Hector directed and co-authored the BCS Consulting TCFD Global Progress Report for the Banking Sector publications. Hector holds an APRM qualification by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association and a masters in Finance from London Business School.

Joe Lovatt is a Sustainable Finance Senior Consultant at BCS Consulting. He has a strong background in ESG and risk management. Joe has advised many financial institutions in sustainability topics, particularly in ESG Governance and IT enhancements for effective ESG management. Joe has also supported the development of BCS climate research in areas such as TCFD reporting and PRA compliance.

Hannah Peter is a Sustainable Finance Consultant at BCS Consulting. As both an industry professional and management consultant she has developed deep risk management and ESG experience within financial services. She has a Green Finance Certificate from the Chartered Banker Institute and co-authored the BCS Consulting TCFD Global Progress Report for the Banking Sector publications in 2019 and 2021.

Wednesday, 06 October 2021

15:00 - 15:45 BST


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