High Level Expert Forum for Sustainable Finance (HLEF)

Co-Creating the Future of Sustainable Finance.

13 and 14 of December 2022

Join our interactive High-Level Expert Forum for Sustainable Finance to discuss with a selected group of experts from industry, academia and politics and co-create new solutions to effectively increase energy efficiency and sustainable energy in the real economy. We will address in multistakeholder panels and workshops the following core questions: 

– How can investors in public equity and public debt effectively increase energy efficiency and sustainable energy investment in the real economy?

– How to design minimum requirements for impact mechanisms like stewardship, financing of undersupplied markets, provision of flexible capital and signaling? 

– What are theoretical and practical barriers to impact evaluation for financial products and existing quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods?

– How can distributors and manufactures mitigate greenwashing risks through ensuring legitimate environmental impact claims?

– How can fund managers measure and integrate non-financial preferences of their beneficiaries? 

– What is the interplay of and the need to enhance relevant regulatory frameworks such as PEPP, PRIIPS, AIFMD, MiFID II, SRDII and SFDR Article 8 & 9? 

– How can the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive funnel funds to make Europe’s buildings truly sustainable and energy-efficient?

Have a quick look at the general programme:


Note: Only the plenary sessions will be streamed live.

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