Clara CALIPELResearch Fellow – EU Climate Investments
Clara joined I4CE in 2020 to combine her specialisation in finance with climate change issues.
Clara works as a project manager in the EU Programme. Her research focuses in particular on the development of the Landscape of climate finance at EU level.
Clara has also worked on the integration of climate change issues into prudential regulation and supervision of banks at EU level, and on the integration of climate-related risks in financial risks analyses for financial institutions.
Previously, Clara worked as a financial analyst at PwC, where she contributed to the valuation of financial assets and to the modelling of transactional business plans. Clara also worked at Natixis as a financial analyst.
Clara graduated from Audencia Business School with a master degree in Finance.
Climate stress tests: what co-benefits can we expect for transition financingSince their introduction, climate stress tests have taken a lot of space in the public debate. Put in the spotlight by supervisors and the NGFS, their primary objective is to encourage banks to integrate climate-related risks into their activities and to carry out an initial assessment of the banks' capacity to deal with these risks.
Include mandatory banking transition plans within Pillar 2The transition plans aim to establish a progressive decarbonisation strategy by 2050, in line with the European Union’s objectives. The European Central Bank, through Frank Elderson, as well as several NGOs are calling for transition plans to be made mandatory for banks and to be integrated into prudential regulation. This note first looks at why […]
Finance: I4CE’s recommendations to the Basel CommitteeThe Basel Committee is finally taking up climate issues! Founded in 1974, this forum which brings together the financial supervisors of the G20 countries and which provides the main guidelines for guaranteeing financial stability has been absent from climate issues since Donald Trump's mandate. It recently published a first consultative document on the principles of climate risk management and supervision. Julie Evain presents the recommendations addressed by I4CE to the Basel Committee.
Climate stress tests: The integration of transition risk drivers at a sectoral levelSince 2018, and under the initiative of the NGFS, the network of central banks and supervisors for greening the financial system, several central banks and supervisors have begun to conduct their first climate stress test exercises to determine the vulnerability of financial institutions to climate-related risks. In order to help central banks to carry out this type of exercise, the NGFS published in 2020, its first guide to climate scenarios analysis that can be used in climate stress tests.