A crowd-sourced program with 3 days of impact finance events.

The Action Days comprise a crowd-sourced program of events planned by the Building Bridges Community in a range of formats that stimulate deeper levels of dialogue and collaboration including : panel discussions, fishbowl conversations, workshops, and research presentation. 

Over 70 events led by 130+ organizations.

Action Days Program

  • TuesdayOctober 03
  • WednesdayOctober 04
  • ThursdayOctober 05
Theme
Location
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TuesdayOctober 03, 2023
Morning
Panel Livestream 09:00 – 09:45 CET

How Much Does your Business Depend on Nature? Getting Ready for Nature-Related Financial Disclosures

🔴 High-Level Plenary

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Nature
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Panel Livestream 10:00 – 11:00 CET

Climate Investments Today: More Harm Than Good?

abrdn

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Asset Owners Climate & Energy Nature
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room B
Interactive discussion Livestream 10:00 – 11:00 CET

Impact-Driven Private Equity

PwC

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Emerging Markets & Impact Investing Innovative Finance Social
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room C
Workshop 10:00 – 11:00 CET

Practical Implications of the TNFD Framework for Businesses

TNFD, TNC, WBCSD, UNEP FI

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Nature Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room E
Panel Livestream 10:00 – 11:00 CET

Building: A Sustainable Future

UBS

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Climate & Energy
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Panel Livestream 11:30 – 12:30 CET

Debt to Impact, Turning Sovereign Obligations Into SDG Investments

UNDP

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Innovative Finance
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Panel Livestream 11:30 – 12:30 CET

Driving Purposeful Culture in Banking

Global Alliance for Banking on Values, KPMG AG

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Social Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room C
Workshop 11:30 – 12:30 CET

ENCORE Tool: Latest Updates and Use Cases in TNFD Reporting

UNEP-WCMC, UNEP FI, Global Canopy

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Nature
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room E
Fishbowl Conversation 11:30 – 12:30 CET

Green FinTech: Accelerating Solutions for Climate Change and Environmental Challenges

Green Fintech Network, University of Zurich

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Fintech Innovative Finance
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room F
Panel Livestream 11:30 – 12:30 CET

Human Capital: a Key Driver of Productivity and Sustainable Growth

Edmond de Rothschild

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Social
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room B
Afternoon
Workshop Livestream 13:30 – 14:30 CET

Tools for a Nature Positive Transition: Aligning Finance with the Global Biodiversity Framework

NatureFinance , Nature Alpha, TNFD, Seed

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Nature Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Fireside Chat Livestream 13:30 – 15:00 CET

Innovate4SDGs: Financing for Circular Start-ups in Emerging Markets

UNECE, Impact Hub Geneva, Global Environment Facility, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Accelerate2030, Circular Economy Transition

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Climate & Energy Innovative Finance
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room C
Workshop 13:30 – 15:00 CET

Paris Aligned Finance Flows: Data and Standards

Swiss Bankers Association, Geneva Financial Center, Asset Management Association Switzerland

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Climate & Energy Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room E
Fishbowl Conversation 13:30 – 15:00 CET

How to Increase Financing for the SDGs at the Local Level Through United Nations Action?

Geneva Cities Hub, UN-Habitat, UNECE

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Climate & Energy Innovative Finance Social
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room F
Panel Livestream 13:30 – 15:00 CET

The Role of Financial Institutions for Sustainable Food Systems

BNP Paribas, EFG, Union Bancaire Privée

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Climate & Energy Innovative Finance Nature
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room B
Panel Livestream 15:00 – 16:00 CET

Breaking Barriers: Web3’s Potential for Digital and Economic Inclusion

Home of Blockchain.Swiss, UNHCR, Cardano Foundation

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Fintech Social
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Research Presentation Livestream 15:30 – 16:30 CET

Robeco’s Sustainable Investing Open Access Initiative

Robeco

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Climate & Energy Innovative Finance Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room B
Interactive discussion Livestream 15:30 – 16:30 CET

ESG in DCF: A Not-So-Magic Formula to Price in Sustainability

WBCSD

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Innovative Finance
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room C
Workshop 15:30 – 16:30 CET

Making Oceans Count

GDFA, KPMG, Hub Ocean

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Fintech Innovative Finance Nature
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room E
Panel Livestream 16:30 – 18:00 CET

Mainstreaming Impact Investing in the Pension Fund Industry

Swiss Impact Investment Association, Camomile Impact Community, Impact Investing Solutions

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Emerging Markets & Impact Investing Innovative Finance Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A
Fishbowl Conversation 17:00 – 18:00 CET

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast – Tackling the Hard Decisions Top Down

World Benchmarking Alliance

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Other Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room F
Interactive discussion Livestream 17:00 – 18:30 CET

What’s Next for Nature Markets (In an Ever More Rapidly Changing World)?

NatureFinance, Taskforce on Nature Markets, Terrasos, Pollination

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Emerging Markets & Impact Investing Nature Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room C
Workshop 17:00 – 18:30 CET

Foresight Scenarios for the Future of Finance

Chi Impact Capital, EPFL, Solar Impulse Foundation

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Climate & Energy Fintech Innovative Finance
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room E
Panel Livestream 17:00 – 18:30 CET

Creating Framework Conditions for Sustainable Investment

BlackRock, EY, Julius Baer

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Other Transparency & Accountability
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room B
Panel Livestream 18:30 – 19:30 CET

Innovative Finance: The Path to a Sustainable Future

🔴 High-Level Plenary

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Climate & Energy
Centre International de Conférences Genève – Room A

Committed Partners

Sharing a same vision and shaping the global sustainable finance agenda.

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