Planning for the Climate Transition: Understanding Macro Risks
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) and the Liberty Mutual Climate Transition Center co-hosted the latest edition of the IIF Transition Finance Workshop series in Boston on Thursday, June 1.
The interactive workshop brought together financial sector practitioners, representatives of the regulatory and public sectors, and stakeholders to discuss the financial system’s response to the net zero imperative, experiences with implementing transition plans, and insights on the transition investment process. The event also featured presentations and panels that focused on key macro risks – including technological innovation, policy, litigation – in the context of transition planning.
Speakers: Sonja Gibbs, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, IIF and Neeti Bhalla Johnson, President, Global Risk Solutions, Liberty Mutual Insurance
A Holistic Approach to Climate Transition
Speaker: Melissa Hoffer, Climate Chief, Office of Climate Innovation and Resilience, Massachusetts Governor’s Office
Understanding Transition Risk in Technology
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Chan, Chief Commercialization Officer, Director, Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy
Understanding Transition Risk in Policy & Litigation
Speaker: Maryam Golnaraghi, Director of Climate Change and Environment, Geneva Association
Speakers: Sonja Gibbs, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, IIF and Melanie Foley, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance