International cooperation on sustainable finance

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Jörg Kukies (State Secretary, German Federal Finance Ministry) and John Morton (Climate Counselor, US Treasury Department)

Details

May 27, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

Sustainable finance is a fast-growing market segment. Investors are increasingly looking to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into their decision making. Furthermore, governments and policymakers are looking toward the financial sector in the fight against global warming. Participants will discuss ongoing efforts and prospects for international policy coordination in this area, bilaterally between the European Union and United States and at the multilateral level.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:

HOST

Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

GUESTS

  • Jörg Kukies
    State Secretary, German Federal Finance Ministry
  • John Morton
    Climate Counselor, US Treasury Department

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.