15:00 - 16:00

Session 4B

Engineering the Real Economy to Seize Climate Opportunities

- Mainstreaming Climate Finance Disclosure

Research suggests that the potential economic damage of climate risk is immense. This requires
companies to assess how climate change will affect their own business. To get more businesses onboard to assess their climate risks and opportunities, standardized disclosure requirements from governments are needed globally. What frameworks are required to create a level playing field to enable companies to factor climate change into their ESG reporting and investment decisions? How can business leaders and asset managers use climate finance disclosure to empower markets to channel investment to sustainable and resilient solutions, opportunities, and business models?



Margaret Kuhlow (moderator)

Global Finance Practice Leader, WWF International

Pierre Abadie (keynote)

Group Climate Director, Tikehau Capital

David Semaya

Executive Chairman & Representative Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management

Jon Johnsen


Dr. Oliver Marchand

Global Head of ESG Research & Development, Climate Risk Centre, MSCI

Nili Gilbert, CFA, CAIA

Chair of the Advisory Panel of Technical Experts and Member of CEO Principals Leadership Group, Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero