About Climate Finance Week Ireland 2021

 

Climate Finance Week Ireland

 

An output of the Ireland for Finance annual Action Plan, Climate Finance Week Ireland is now in its fourth year. In 2020, Climate Finance Week attracted over 5,000 virtual attendees; 5.5 million social media impressions; and included the awarding of the Climate Action Award to Mark Carney, COP26 Private Finance Advisor and UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance and former Governor of the Bank of England. CFWI is organised by Sustainable Finance Ireland. 

 

About the Ireland for Finance strategy

 

International Financial Services Strategy 2025 – Ireland for Finance

In April 2019, the Government of Ireland launched Ireland for Finance, its whole-of-Government strategy for the further development of the international financial services sector in Ireland to 2025. The vision of the Strategy is for Ireland to be a top-tier location of choice for specialist international financial services. The Strategy is structured around the following four pillars. Three horizontal priorities apply across the four pillars: regionalisation, sustainable finance, and diversity.

 

AIB Sustainability Conference

 

The AIB Sustainability Conference is an annual event where the bank hosts global and local leaders to share insights, learnings and best practice about how business can address the issue of Climate Action as part of a broader Sustainability approach. The 2020 event hosted circa 3,000 attendees with speakers including Paul Polman (ex Unilever CEO), Dame Ellen MacArthur and Christiana Figueres (former Exec Sec UN Convention on Climate Change 

 

About Sustainable Finance Ireland:

 

Sustainable Finance Ireland works to position Ireland as a leader in sustainable finance. All activities are aligned with government’s Ireland for Finance strategy and help to deliver on annual action plans.

Media coverage 2021
July 12, 2021
Minister Donohoe announces dates for 4th annual Climate Finance Week Ireland 2021
Investing in a net zero future – CFWI to take place from 11-15 Oct 2021
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October 11, 2021
Ireland's Sustainable Finance Roadmap
Ireland to establish international centre for sustainable finance in partnership with UN-convened network
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October 13, 2021
Michael Bloomberg presented with Climate Action Award 2021 at Climate Finance Week Ireland
Michael Bloomberg, the U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions has been presented with the annual Climate Action Award 2021.
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October 14, 2021
Irish companies to benefit from world’s first course in compliance around sustainable finance
New programme for compliance professionals on tackling key climate-related financial reporting and disclosure issues.
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October 15, 2021
Minister Fleming welcomes the support of Irish firms for the global Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures
Over 30 Irish based firms have adopted the framework of the Financial Stability Board established Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
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