Sustainability LIVE Net Zero: Sustainable Finance Insights

Sustainability LIVE: Net Zero 2024
Financial services and banking executives have the opportunity to hear from the world’s biggest sustainability leaders discussing the future of Net Zero

Achieving net zero is one of the biggest challenges for financial institutions and leading banks today. 

Indeed, many announced plans to chart a course to a sustainable feature a few years back, before the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic shifted attention to immediate liquidity issues in turbulent times. 

But, as economies have started to stabilise, reaching net zero is once again firmly on the agenda for the world’s leading financial organisations. 

Sustainable finance: Top of the agenda

Just recently, HSBC announced a bold new Net Zero Transition Plan which it hopes to achieve by 2050. It has already started on its journey too, partnering with Google Cloud to support climate tech startups in the ‘Google Cloud Ready–Sustainability’ ecosystem

Sustainability touches all corners of the financial ecosystem, not just large banks. Indeed, net zero initiatives in payments are becoming increasingly important for consumers, with a recent Worldpay survey finding that 73% of all shoppers said sustainability and the environment might contribute to where they shop in the future.

And, in exclusive comments provided to FinTech Magazine, Worldpay’s Head of Global Enterprise, Gabriel de Montessus, says: “Collaboration across the industry to establish standardised eco-friendly practices and raising awareness among consumers about the environmental impact of their payment choices are crucial for fostering a sustainable payments ecosystem.”

The leading conduits for this collaboration are, indeed, fintechs. Startups like ecolytiq are moving the needle for financial institutions to offer carbon footprint tracking so that consumers can see the environmental impact of their purchases. 

Co-founder and CEO of ecolytiq, David Lais, told us more at Money20/20 USA 2023.

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What’s more, other organisations like CRIF have been providing financial institutions with data repository and scoring services, to help assess the ESG profile of their domestic and EU-based suppliers, partners and customer portfolios quickly and effectively.

Sustainability LIVE Net Zero: A must-attend event 

Sustainability LIVE Net Zero 2024

It’s clear, that sustainable finance is the pressing issue for financial institutions today. To learn what more your organisation can do, you can join with over 2,000 participants across two days at Sustainability LIVE Net Zero, an event offering an unparalleled opportunity to engage with and learn from the leading sustainability executives in the largest companies.

Hosted at the prestigious QEII Centre in London on 6th and 7th March 2024, this ground-breaking event brings together C-suite, V-suite, and director-level sustainability executives from large-scale organisations globally, including Deloitte, Cognizant, Citi, American Express, ING, Capgemini and JPMorgan Chase

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With topics including Sustainability & ESG, EV & Energy, Climate Tech and Supply Chain Sustainability, Sustainability LIVE Net Zero will provide attendees with the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, gain invaluable insights and contribute to the collective efforts in driving sustainability across the globe.

How can I attend?

To secure your ticket to attend Sustainability LIVE Net Zero, you can follow the link HERE, to visit in person or join virtually.

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In-person attendance benefits include: 

.  All Exclusive Panels, Fireside Chats & Keynote Speakers 

. LIVE Q&A , Polls & Interactive Chat Rooms

. In-person Executive Workshops (First Come First Serve)

. Access All Networking & Meeting Areas

. Co-working Spaces

. Complimentary refreshments & Post-Event Networking Drinks

. The EXPO Area

. On-demand Recordings of All Speaker Sessions

. Personalised Event Agenda

Virtual attendance benefits include: 

. A Unique Virtual Environment

. Complete Exclusive Virtual Event Platform - Brella

. Live Polling, Q&A and Interactive Chat Rooms

. All LIVE Streamed Speaker Sessions

Sustainability LIVE Net Zero: The key speakers

Speakers at Sustainability LIVE: Net Zero 2024

Some of the key speakers at Sustainability LIVE Net Zero include: 

. Smruti Naik-Jones, Chief Sustainability Officer, Deloitte

. Adam Karnama, Chief Sustainability Officer - Nordics, Founder & President, Cognizant, Aban Foundation Spritju

. Courtney Holm, Vice President, Sustainable Futures, Capgemini Invent

. Nicole Sautter, Director of Global Sustainability, American Express GBT

. Nelson J Muhumuza – FCCA/SCR, SVP – Sustainability, ESG& Reputation Risk, Citigroup

. Bal Ahir, Executive Director, Mobility, JPMorgan

. Hugo Kanters, Managing Director, Global Head Aviation Finance, ING

Panels for financial leaders 

Key panels to attend include: 

. Sustainability & ESG Strategies

. The Future of AI in Sustainability

. Net Zero Travel & Tourism


Must-attend workshops include: 

. The Chief Sustainability Officer Network

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Make sure too, to ready yourself for our upcoming series of FinTech LIVE events in 2024. Simply follow the below links to our upcoming events. 

. FinTech LIVE 2024 Singapore 

. FinTech LIVE 2024 Dubai

. Fintech LIVE 2024 New York

. Fintech LIVE 2024 London

You can also learn all about our inaugural FinTech Awards for 2024 HERE


Make sure you check out the latest edition of FinTech Magazine and also sign up to our global conference series – FinTech LIVE 2024


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