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MOOC Live Session – Role of Finance in Addressing Climate Change

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered will be hosting its second Live Session on Thursday, May 11th from 14.00 – 15.30 UTC.  The session, led by Katrin Kaeufer and Otto Scharmer, will engage participants and panelists in a discussion about the role of finance in addressing climate change.

 

Our guests for this second live session include:

 

Christiana Figueres is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010-2016. Assuming responsibility for the international climate change negotiations after the failed Copenhagen conference of 2009, she culminated her efforts in the historical Paris Agreement of 2015. She is currently the convener of Mission 2020, a global initiative that seeks to ensure the world bends the curve on greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

 

Peter Blom is the CEO of Triodos Bank in Europe.  Triodos Bank has been a leader in the sustainable banking movement and is considered one of the most environmentally sustainable banks in the world.

Peter Senge is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Sustainability at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of the widely acclaimed book, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization (1990).   Senge’s work articulates a cornerstone position of human values in the workplace: namely, that vision, purpose, reflectiveness, and systems thinking are essential if organizations are to realize their potential.

 

You can watch the stream below:

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