Our upcoming paper frames the current challenges to transition finance and provides recommendations for how to engage with hard-to-abate energy companies. A major finding of our report is that while the energy sector is progressing along when it comes to green and transition finance, the most carbon-intensive parts of the sector – and the largest […]
Verena will discuss some of ESMA’s key priorities for the year ahead, including: • The development of EU capital markets and CMU • Widening retail participation and protecting investors • ESG and sustainability • Post-Brexit supervisory cooperation and divergence • Digitisation, data, and technology About Verena Ross: Verena has been Chair of ESMA since November […]
A webinar discussing the big DEI themes ahead, as well as issues that are lurking on the horizon, to help DEI leads and those from across the business with an interest in or accountability for DEI to plan and prioritise.
The focus of this event will be to discuss key themes in capital markets policy and regulation in the year ahead and where your company priorities lie. It will also be an opportunity to meet and hear from your peers and share ideas on our upcoming research and events programme around our core themes: • […]
Sarah Pritchard, executive director of markets joined the FCA last year from the National Economic Crime Centre and is co-head of the combined Supervision, Policy and Competition division. This private dinner will be an an opportunity to discuss with Sarah, the FCA’s key priorities in the coming year and its busy to do list. The […]
An event to discuss diversity data as a tool for investment decision-making, the fourth topic in our research series to build a Diversity Toolkit for Investors. The Toolkit project is a collaboration with the 30% Club Investor Group and sponsored by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, London Stock Exchange Group and S&P Global. This fourth event in […]
We are delighted to be hosting Edouard Fernandez-Bollo from the ECB, as our guest speaker to discuss European banking supervision. We expect participants to be a combination of government officials and policymakers from across Europe, and senior executives and policy specialists from across the industry.
This event, ‘‘The politics of EU capital markets’ marks the launch of our annual benchmarking report on the size, depth and growth potential of EU capital markets. We are delighted to be hosting guest speakers: Alexandra Jour-Schroeder, Deputy director general, DG FISMA Sébastien Raspiller, Assistant secretary for the financial sector, French Treasury Brita Hammar, Deputy […]
The second in our diversity data case study series, this event focuses on socio-economic background data. As discussed in our 2021 paper A Renewed Focus on Social Mobility, measuring the socio-economic background of employees and potential recruits is the exception rather than the rule for financial services firms. Only 27 of 209 HM Treasury Women […]
Felicity Buchan is the MP for Kensington & Chelsea and is a member of the Treasury and Finance Committees. She was first elected in 2019, and prior to her political career, she worked in investment banking for JP Morgan and Bank of America. This event is the first in a series of regular discussions with […]
In collaboration with the London Women’s Forum, New Financial will be hosting a discussion on how the financial services industry is using diversity data to better understand the impacts of Covid. This event includes a presentation from Yasmine Chinwala, Partner at New Financial and Q&A with Sarah McKenzie, Head of Consumer Strategy and Policy at […]
In collaboration with HM Treasury, we will host a virtual event to launch the fourth Annual Review monitoring the progress of signatories to the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter. In addition to presenting highlights of the Review, we will hear from HM Treasury and industry leaders.
During this event we will introduce our forthcoming thought paper on why there is a renewed focus on social mobility (or rather the lack of social mobility) in financial services – including the changing stakeholder context, getting to grips with data, the need for a wider business case, and greater objectivity in people decisions – […]
Black inclusion: discussion of the initial findings of our Accelerating Black Inclusion research with Black/BAME network leads
This event is aimed at the chairs of Black and/or ethnic minority networks. We will discuss the initial findings of our forthcoming research, Accelerating Black Inclusion.
At this event, we will launch our latest research creating a Diversity Toolkit for Investors in collaboration with the 30% Club Investor Steering Group. The toolkit will be a succinct, practical guide focusing on best practice in what diversity questions asset owners and asset managers should be asking the companies in which they invest in […]