The LSE Systemic Risk Centre will be hosting an online public event via Zoom. The conference is organised by Eva Micheler (LSE Law, SRC), Jon Danielsson (LSE Finance, SRC) and JP Zigrand (LSE Finance, SRC). 

The Speakers will be Iris Chiu (UCL), Mathieu Dubois (Barclays), Veerle Heyvaert (LSE Law), Kevin James (LSE, SRC), Alexander Kern (University of Zurich),  David Kershaw (LSE Law), Eva Micheler (LSE Law, SRC), Julia Morley (LSE Accounting), Nick Robins (LSE Grantham Institute) and Edmund Schuster (LSE Law).

The conference will explore environmental risk as a source of systemic risk. It will bring together speakers from Finance, Law and Regulation. The aim of the conference is to analyse how environmental risk affects systemic risk and to evaluate initiatives that governments have taken to incorporate sustainability goals into the financial system.

Registration: This event is free and open to all, however pre-registration is required. Please register here.

Programme:

14.00

Welcome and introduction

14.05

Mathieu Dubois
ESG Investing in Credit

 

Eva Micheler
Delivering Sustainability through Shareholder Stewardship

14.50

David Kershaw / Edmund Schuster
The Purposeful Transformation of Corporate Law

 

Veerle Heyvaert
Only Connect. What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About the Governance of Systemic Environmental Risks

15.35

Break

15.45

Nick Robins
Building a Sustainable Financial System - the State of Practice and Future Priorities

 

Kevin James
Climate Change and Asteroids: The Precautionary Principle When There is a Lot to be Cautious About

16.30

Alexander Kern
Integrating Sustainability into Prudential Regulation

 

Iris Chiu
TBC

 

Julia Morley
The Impact of Social Impact Reporting

17.30 

Closing remarks