Speeches at the EU conference on Sustainable Finance

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23 Mar 2018

On 22 March 2018, the European Commission hosted a high-level conference on its strategy to reform the financial system in support of the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda.

The event was jointly hosted by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis. Speakers included French President Emmanuel Macron and Michael Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Action as well as European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, Commissioner for Climate action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete and Commissioner for Environment Karmenu Vella.

Speakers referred to the Commission's action plan on sustainable finance and some also mentioned the fitness check on public reporting by companies launched on Wednesday but remained vague on details.

The following information can be accessed on the European Commission website (in the English language if not indicated otherwise):

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