Event I Green Finance Research Advances

25 November 2021


7 – 8 DECEMBER @ 9H00 – 17H00 

Location: Auditorium ACPR Banque de France 23, rue de Londres, 75009 Paris, 75009 France

Save the date for the 6th edition of the annual conference “Green Finance Research Advances”, co-organised by Banque de France and Institut Louis Bachelier.



Afternoon session – Modelling the macroeconomics of the climate transition

2:00 – 2:05 pm Introductory remarks
Speaker: Jean Boissinot (Banque de France)

2:05 – 2:30 pm Keynote intervention “Climate policy is macroeconomic policy, and the implications will be significant” (2021)
Speaker: Jean Pisani-Ferry (Peterson Institute for International Economics, non-resident senior fellow)
Including Q&A session

2:30 – 4:45 pm A comparative analysis of modelling approaches to assess transition impacts
Moderator: Stéphane Dees (Banque de France) :

2:30 – 2:50 pm Presentation by ADEME
Speakers: Gaël Callonnec et Florian Jacquetin

2:50 – 3:10 pm Presentation by SEURECO
Speaker: Baptiste Boitier

3:10 – 3:30 pm Presentation by CIRED
Speakers: Quentin Couix et Frédéric Ghersi

3:30 – 3:40 pm Comfort Break

3:40 – 4:00 pm Presentation by Banque de France
Speakers: Annabelle de Gaye et Noëmie Lisack

4:00 – 4:45 pm Discussion session and wrap-up
Moderator: Stéphane Dees (Banque de France)


Morning Session

9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome remarks
Speaker 1: Nathalie Aufauvre (Banque de France)
Speaker 2: Jean-Michel Beacco (Institut Louis Bachelier)

9:15 – 9:55 am “In search of climate distress risk” (2021)
Speaker: Quyen Nguyen (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Otago)
Authors: Quyen Nguyen, Ivan Diaz-Rainey and Duminda Kuruppuarachchi
Including Q&A session

9:55 – 10:35 am “Why do firms issue green bonds?” (2021)
Speaker: Julien Daubanes (University of Geneva (GSEM) and MIT (CEEPR))
Authors: Julien Daubanes, Shema Mitali and Jean-Charles Rochet
Including Q&A session

10:35 – 10:50 am Comfort Break

10:50 – 11:30 am “Mandatory climate-related disclosure by financial institutions and the financing of fossil energy” (2021)
Speaker: Jean-Stéphane Mésonnier (Sciences Po Paris, Banque de France)
Authors: Jean-Stéphane Mésonnier, Benoît Nguyen
Including Q&A session

11:30 – 12:10 pm  Presentation (TBC)
Speaker: (TBC)
Including Q&A session

12:10 – 12:15 pm Wrap-up
Speaker:  Stéphane Voisin (Institut Louis Bachelier)

Afternoon Session

2:00 – 2:30 pm Award of the Banque de France “Young Researchers in Green Finance”
Speakers: Emmanuelle Assouan (Banque de France)
Short presentation(s) by the Laureate(s)

2:30 – 3:10 pm Integrated economy-climate models and their uses for financial decision making
Speakers: Frédéric Ghersi and Peter Tankov
Authors: Jean-Charles Hourcade, Peter Tankov, Stéphane Voisin, Frédéric Ghersi, Julien Lefèvre
Including Q&A session

3:10 – 3:20 pm Comfort Break

3:20 – 4:20 pm Panel on climate scenario design

  • Theresa Löber, Bank of England
  • Laurent Clerc, Banque de France
  • Mariana Escobar Uribe, Financial Superintendence of Colombia
  • Dawn Holland, National Institute of Economic & Social Research
  • Alexandre Köberle, Imperial College London

Moderator: Thomas Allen (Banque de France)
Including Q&A session

4:20 – 4:30 pm Concluding remarks
Speaker: Jean Boissinot

Banque de France