Can finance make the world greener?


Head of Sustainable Finance Research, OFI Asset Management


Executive Vice President, ENGIE

Nicolas MOTTIS

Professor at École Polytechnique, French SIF administrator (Sustainable Investment Forum)

Seminar L'École de Paris vient chez vous | Monday June 13, 2022 - 17h00 - 19h00

The financial world is concerned about the climate! This was unthinkable fifteen years ago, despite a few pioneers. Pressure from clients, regulators, activist groups and reports from the Conference of the Parties (COP) have changed investors' perspectives. They now understand the potential consequences of climate change on their portfolios, and even care about the climate impacts of their investments. ‘Good news’, you may say, but is this really the case? Everything would be simple if we knew how to distinguish between ‘green’ and ‘brown’ activities, and above all how to qualify ‘good transitions’, whereas the boundaries are sometimes blurred and evolving. So how can regulation and standards promote intelligent transitions?

The energy transition

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This session was published in issue n°159 of the Journal de l'École de Paris du management, entitled Pour faire un monde.

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