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Green Finance Green Futures

Green Finance Green Futures

Adam Smith Business School - COP26 Programme
Date: Thursday 11 November 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Venue: Online
Category: COP 26 Online
Website: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/events/cop26/headline_815657_en.html

This live webinar is the final session in the Green Finance Green Futures programme. The webinar will feature panelists from the Bank of England, Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Government, and the experts will discuss questions submitted by students.

Questions can be submitted in advance by emailing business-rsm@glasgow.ac.uk, or during the webinar via the Q&A function.

Event panelists include:

Tanya Wilson is a Lecturer in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. She is the recipient of the 2016 Royal Economic Society Prize, and was awarded the Sir Alec Cairncross Prize from the Scottish Economic Society in 2017. Her research interests are in the economics of labour markets and the economics of the family. Tanya has contributed reports to Scottish Parliamentary inquiries on the Gender Pay Gap in Scotland, and Scotland’s Economic Performance as well as the Royal Society of Edinburgh inquiry on women in STEM – Tapping all our Talents 2018.

Theresa Lober co-heads the Bank of England’s Climate Hub, which leads the Bank’s policy response to the financial risks and macroeconomic impact from climate change. This includes incorporating climate risks into the Bank’s supervisory approach, stress testing the UK financial system to the risks from climate change, as well as embedding climate risks into macroeconomic analysis. Internationally, the team contributes to a number of initiatives, such as the central bank and supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System, where the Bank leads the work developing reference scenarios. Previously she worked as a macroeconomist in different areas of the Bank.Theresa co-heads the Bank of England’s Climate Hub, which leads the Bank’s policy response to the financial risks and macroeconomic impact from climate change. This includes incorporating climate risks into the Bank’s supervisory approach, stress testing the UK financial system to the risks from climate change, as well as embedding climate risks into macroeconomic analysis. Internationally, the team contributes to a number of initiatives, such as the central bank and supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System, where the Bank leads the work developing reference scenarios. Previously she worked as a macroeconomist in different areas of the Bank.

Representative from Skills Development Scotland

Theresa Lober, co-heads the Bank of England’s Climate Hub, which leads the Bank’s policy response to the financial risks and macroeconomic impact from climate change. This includes incorporating climate risks into the Bank’s supervisory approach, stress testing the UK financial system to the risks from climate change, as well as embedding climate risks into macroeconomic analysis. Internationally, the team contributes to a number of initiatives, such as the central bank and supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System, where the Bank leads the work developing reference scenarios. Previously she worked as a macroeconomist in different areas of the Bank.Representative from Skills Development Scotland

This live webinar is the final session in the Green Finance Green Futures programme. (Click here to access the programme resources)

Registration by invitation only. Contact business-events@glasgow.ac.uk 

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