30/30 Vision

Episode 7: Simon Thompson on Green Finance

January 16, 2024 Stuart Mackintosh Season 1
30/30 Vision
Episode 7: Simon Thompson on Green Finance
Show Notes

Today's guest, Simon Thompson, is Chief Executive of the Chartered Banker Institute, the largest professional body for bankers in the United Kingdom, with 36,000 members and students in more than 100 countries. Simon is the author of Green & Sustainable Finance: Principles and Practice. He chairs the UK’s Sustainable Finance Education Charter on behalf of the Department for Net Zero and Energy Security and is a Board member of the UK’s Financial Services Skills Commission. Simon is a former Vice President of the European Bank Training Network.

[00:00] - Introduction
[04:50] - Finance in the Green Transition
[07:55] - Chartered Banker Institute in Green Finance Education
[13:25] - Obstacles for Green Projects
[18:00] - Green Finance Incentives
[25:00] - Generational Shifts on Climate Change
[30:00] - Future Perspectives

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