Sustainable finance: is green the new gold?
We are recycling household waste and are gradually switching to tap water. But did you know that the financial sector also has an important role to play in the transition to a greener economy and cleaner energy? The European Commission is planning a series of interventions to get the financial system on a more sustainable path. Come to VLEVA on Tuesday 3 July 2018 and get a clarifying look at sustainable finance by Julian McLachlan, Policy Officer for Green Finance and Green Investment at DG Environment of the European Commission.
The Minaraad and the Liaison agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA) are pleased to welcome you to their six-monthly inspiring information session. As always, an overview will be given of the current EU dossiers in the field of energy, climate and environment.
Moderator: Hubert David, former chairman of the Minaraad and secretary of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
10.00 am: Reception and registration
10.15 am: Welcome and introductionMelanie De Caluwé - VLEVA
10.20 am: Current EU energy policyJan Haers - Energy Attaché Department Environment / General Representation within the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Union (AAVR EU).
10.50 am: Current EU environment and climate policyMarjan Decroos - Environmental Attaché Department Environment / General Representation within the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Union (AAVR EU).
11.20 am: Keynote speechJulian McLachlan - European Commission (DG Environment) - speech in English
11.50 am: Question and answer session
12.20 pm: ConclusionsJan Verheeke - Secretary Minaraad
12.25 pm: Lunch
Where: VLEVA, Kortenberglaan 71, Brussels
When: Tuesday 3 July 2018 - 10.00 am to 12.45 pm
Language: Dutch, but the keynote speech is in English
Participation: Free, but the places are limited
More information: Event website
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Questions? Contact Melanie De Caluwé (E. firstname.lastname@example.org - T. 0484 74 55 96) or Jan Verheeke (E. email@example.com - T. 02 558 01 36).