EU can’t go it alone in green transition, Stonked? Stability in the face of social networks
Friday 5 March 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.9.5
Commentary: EU can’t go it alone in green transition
By José González-Páramo in Madrid
Facing the climate emergency with any chance of success requires sustainable financing. It is difficult to overstate what the financial sector can do to catalyse change. The private funds available to face the climate emergency are abundant. But without a combination of transparency, an adequate carbon price, green public investment and incentives to the private sector, achieving a net zero EU by 2050 is pure fantasy.
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Meeting: Stonked? Stability in the face of social networks
Thursday 18 March, 16:00-17:15 GMT
2021 opened with a new challenge to market stability: individuals combining the power of social networks with platforms that facilitate access to capital markets. OMFIF and the CME Group bring together a panel of experts to consider how technology has opened up the markets to new participants and discuss mechanisms to balance the interests of society and the economy.
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