G7 Environment Meeting “Green Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)”

Agenda (pdf, 137 KB)

Background Paper:

UN Environment Inquiry, Mobilizing sustainable finance for small and medium sized enterprises reviewing experience and identifying options in the G7 (pdf, 1.823 KB)



Presentations (pdf, 2.027 KB)


Session 1: The Challenge of Green Finance for SMEs

Opening Remarks: Francesco Confuorti, Advantage Financial

Presentation of Background Paper: Nick Robins, UN Environment

Commentary on Background Paper: Paolo Bersani, PwC Italy


Session 2: G7 Perspectives


Session 3: Learning from Practice – Banking & Debt Capital Markets

Prof. Henry Schaefer, Stuttgart University, Germany

James Vaccaro, Triodos Bank, Netherlands

Sean Kidney, Climate Bond Initiative, UK  

Sara Lovisolo, Borsa Italiana, Italy


Session 4: Learning from Practice – Development Finance

Sandra Péloquin, The Montreal Group, Canada

Francois Lecavalier, BDC, Canada

Pascal Lagarde, BPI, France


Session 5: Learning from Practice – Impact Finance & Fintech

Marie-Geneviève Loys, BNP Paribas, France

Mark Campanale, Social Stock Exchange, UK

Bruce Davis, Abundance, UK

Sofie Blakstad, Hiveonline, Sweden


Session 6: Developing a Roadmap for Green Finance & SMEs

Corrado Topi, Stockholm Environment Institute 
Nick Robins, UN Environment




Ultimo aggiornamento 20.12.2017