Institutional readiness unleashing opportunities arising from the European Green Deal

19th January 2021 at 14.00 CET

Conference overview

Conference on Institutional readiness unleashing opportunities arising from the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal provides a framework to accelerate circular transformation and foresees massive funding of circular economy activities. What does this mean for you and your business? For you as a financial analyst in the banking sector? For you as an investor?

The conference on Institutional readiness unleashing opportunities arising from the European Green Deal will give you an overview and address your questions on circular transformation and financing. Concrete examples from Slovenia, Austria and Lithuania will show how this transformation is realised in practice and how financing becomes a success.

Experts include: Anushka Driessen,Tičo Zupančič and Rob Christiaanse from Growfield, and Andreja Fortag, Finance Director from Skaza who will talk about a successful implementation of sustainable business model in practice. Violeta Bulc, Curator of the Ecocivilisation and former EC Commissioner for Transport, Andreja Kodrin, Member of the Investment Committee of EFSI, Stanislava Zadravec Caprirolo, Bank Association of Slovenia (ZBS), Slaven Mičković, Senior risk manager at NKBM, Karin Huber-Heim, Director of the Circular Economy Forum Austria, Luigi Amati, Founder and CEO, META Group and President, Business Angels Europe, and Greta Monstavice, CEO, Katalista Ventures, Sustainable business models accelerator, Vilnius.

Limited seats avaliable!

Sign up and join on 19th January 2021, from 2 p.m. until 5.30 p.m. on Zoom.

Programme

14.00 Opening of the programme: Circular business model transformation and the role of the financial sector
Jurij Giacomelli, Founder, Managing director, Gm & Circular Business Academy (CBA)
14.10 Next Generation EU leading towards the Ecocivilisation
Introduction by Violeta Bulc, Curator of the Ecocivilisation, EC Commissioner for Transport, 2015-19
 
14.20 Short Q&A  
14.25 Institutional readiness to support the EU Green Deal, An overview
Andreja Kodrin, Member of the Investment Committee of EFSI
 
14.40 Short Q&A  
14.45 What innovative and sustainability-driven corporate clients scan expect from banks?
Stanislava Zadravec Caprirolo, Bank Association of Slovenia (ZBS)
 
15.00 Q&A  
15.10
Coffee break
 
Institutional readiness across the EU (Panel I)
15.20 The Austrian Experience
Karin Huber-Heim, Academic Programme Director at University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna for Sustainable Finance and Responsible Management, Director of Circular Economy Forum Austria, Board Member at Global Compact Network Austria and Member of CBA Faculty
 
15.35 Angel investors’ readiness to embrace circular opportunities
Luigi Amati, Founder and CEO, Meta Group and President, Business Angels Europe
 
15.50 France in the spotlight: BPI France, the French development bank supporting innovative circular frontrunners
Gilles Le Cocguen, Head of EuroQuity at Bpi France(TBC)
 
16.05 Scaling sustainability startups, the Lithuanian experience
Greta Monstavice, CEO, Katalista Ventures, Sustainable business models accelerator, Vilnius
16.20
Q&A
 
16.30
Coffee break
 
Scaling the circular potential (Panel II)
16.40 Scenario thinking: the story of sustainability in investments
Rob Christiaanse, Partner, Business Model Innovation;
Anushka Driessen, Partner Investments, Strategic Finance IT & Continuous Valuations;
Tičo Zupančič, Sustainability & Leadership, all Growfield
 
16.55 Setting up and implementing a sustainable business model in Skaza
Andreja Fortag, Finance Director, Skaza d.o.o.
 
17.10
Q&A
 
17:20 Conclusions of the conference
Slaven Mičković, Senior Risk Expert, NKBM
Christoph Püntmann (TBC), Managing partner, HiBrook, bothMembers of CBA Faculty
17.30 End of programme

Moderator: Jurij Giacomelli, MSc., Director of Gm, Circular Business Academy

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Dogodek je sofinanciran s strani Republike Slovenije in Evropske unije iz Evropskega socialnega sklada.
The event is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the EU under European Social Fund (ESF).
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