#Episode 23 – Conversation with Helena Viñes Fiestas

12 June 2024

🎙️ 🌱 Sustainability Bridges – Episode 23

👉 In this episode, special guest Helena Viñes Fiestas, Chair of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance and Aleksandra Palinska, Eurosif’s Executive Director, discuss the EU Taxonomy, the latest and future work of the Platform, including a draft methodology on monitoring capital flows, and much more!

👥 Alongside her role as the Chair of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance, Helena is also co-Chair of the Taskforce on Net Zero Policy and Commissioner of the Spanish Financial Market Authority. Helena was previously Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management and a Member of the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and the UN Secretary General High-Level Expert Group on Net Zero Pledges.

💬 In this podcast, Helena and Aleksandra look ahead to what is next for the future development of the EU Taxonomy, including the political viability of extending the framework in the future to incorporate significantly harmful economic activities and the possibility of creating a social taxonomy. Helena also shares her insights on the latest data on the application and implementation of the EU Taxonomy and gives her recommendations for the future EU Sustainable Finance Framework.

🎧 We hope you enjoy listening!

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