21 February 2023 - 4.30 pm (CET) Sustainable Finance is rooted in the pledge that "doing well" and "doing good" can go hand in hand; that financial returns and positive social and environmental externalities can easily become complements; that finance is a positive-sum game. More than 30 years after the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro (1992) where the concept of sustainability has been defined, expectations as to the potential achievements of Sustainable Finance are higher than ever. But, at … [Read more...] about Webinar – Will Sustainable finance deliver? What? How? When?
Review the event https://youtu.be/vuNLQzBhvNQ The insurance industry offers a powerful engine to implement the climate transition due to its (global) size, its know-how in managing long-term risks and the multiple roles it plays in the economy. Thanks to their expertise in risk pricing and their investment capacities, insurance companies are capable to structurally influence the behaviour of economic players while supporting their development. At least four levers are available to them. … [Read more...] about Webinar Insurance, Ethics and Sustainability – 1 December 2022
Marta Rocchi, Alumni of the global Prize Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future, explains the initial motivations that led her to participate, what benefits and opportunities the competition has brought her personally and professionally and why she recommends young professionals and academics (under 35) to embark on the adventure. Her publication (7th edition of the Prize): Technomoral Financial Agents: Ethics in the Fintech Era https://youtu.be/5fvBBZ5H8RQ … [Read more...] about Interview of Marta Rocchi
The launch of the 9th edition (2022/2023) of the global Prize Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future will encourage candidates to reflect on the role of ethics to help shape a more sustainable and responsible financial system for the future. Such intellectual effort is made all the more necessary and urgent by the growing importance of the financial stake in private and public affairs and by the mounting challenge of climate change and the deployment of new technologies in … [Read more...] about Official Launch of the 9th Edition of the Prize, 8 June 2022
It is not always easy to understand the motivations of an organisation to make claims about the ethical attributes of a product, a service or the company as a brand. Does it reflect a real commitment to adopt high ethical standards or is the goal to make the company more ethical than it actually is? What is “ethical washing” and how can it be detected? Can regulation foster ethical business practices? Alumni of the global Prize “Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future” … [Read more...] about Is ethical washing dangerous?
The development of digital technology is opening up the opportunity for providing essential financial services to most people. However, despite the opportunities brought by digital finance, significant challenges remain in terms of social inclusion. Alumni of the global Prize “Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future” share their insights on this issue: can digital finance contribute to economic justice? How can digital finance meet the needs of the old, the poor or the … [Read more...] about How does Digital Finance affect social inclusion?