Scotland's Finance Sector

13oct7:30 pm8:30 pmFeaturedScotland's Finance SectorFriend or Foe in the Climate Fight?7:30 pm - 8:30 pm OrganiserFriends of the Earth ScotlandEvent TypeWebinar & Talks

Event Details

Part of the Edinburgh World Justice Festival

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Banks are still invested in fossil fuels even as they increase their support for renewables. So what role do they have in tackling climate change? Are they a potential ally to climate campaigners, or a foe impeding big change?

Register for this meeting on Eventbrite 

Come and hear first hand from finance industry fund managers Bailie Gifford on how they are responding to the urgent need for decarbonisation.

Then hear from long-term climate activists BankTrack on how the financial industry must transform to meet the challenge of climate change. More speakers to be announced soon!

30 minute panel discussion followed by audience Q&A.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scotlands-finance-sector-friend-or-foe-in-the-climate-fight-tickets-123683569887

Confirmed speakers:

Andrew Cave, Head of Governance and Sustainability, Bailie Gifford

Ernst-Jan Kuiper, Climate Campaigner, BankTrack

Time

(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST

Organiser

Friends of the Earth Scotland

"Scotland's leading environmental campaigning organisation, working for environmental & climate justice and campaigning for the planet and its people."0131 243 2700 Friends of the Earth Scotland, Thorn House, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR

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