Financial actors are now exposed to the impacts of climate change on the real economy, these impacts are observable and will intensify and the years to come. Financial institutions need to prepare for physical climate risks; however, they face a lack of relevant science-based information to make the decisions.
– How to meet financial institutions’ needs to analyze exposure to physical climate risks?
– What are the key challenges?
– How climate scientists and financial practitioners can collaborate to overcome them?
Sophie Dejonckheere, Senior Advisor, Climate Finance – CICERO, Center for International Climate Research
Romain Hubert, Expert, Climate Finance – I4CE, Institute for Climate Economics
Dr. Florian Gallo, Senior Advisor – Carbone 4
David Lunsford, Head of Development & Co-Founder – Carbon Delta
Dr. Nico Kröner, Product Development Manager – South Pole
This event is an opportunity for financial practitioners to learn science-based and pragmatic recommendations about what physical climate risk assessment should look like, what kind of scientific information can be used and why, but also pave the way forward.
A project supported by Climate KIC:
Project Manager - Finance, Investment and Climate
Romain works on integrating climate-related risks in the analysis and management of financial risks. His current research focus is on integrating physical climate risks in finance (ClimINVEST European project) and on the use of climate-related scenarios (Re-imagining Disclosure project).
Romain has also contributed to I4CE’s initial work on transition risks in partnership with the French Agency for the Environment and Energy Management; to the first edition of the landscape of climate finance and to the OECD project on financing of low-carbon projects through public financial institutions in developed countries.
Before joining I4CE in 2013, he debuted in the United States then in France in a consulting firm on sustainable development issues. He is an Agricultural engineer graduated from AgroParisTech, Romain also holds a Master in Economics of Sustainable Development, Energy and Environment of the University Paris Ouest-AgroParisTech- Polytechnic School.