Speech: G20 Venice conference
On 11 July 2021 IFRS Foundation Trustee Chair Erkki Liikanen took part in a panel debate on regulations, disclosures, financial risk and private financing for the green economy at the International Conference on Climate Change. The conference was organised by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Bank of Italy to coincide with the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting in Venice on 9-10 July 2021.
In addition to Mr Liikanen, the panel featured:
Moderator: Alessandro Merli, Johns Hopkins University
Philippe Donnet, Assicurazioni Generali
Fernanda Nechio, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Lamia Merzouki, International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability
Ma Jun, China Society for Finance and Banking and G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group
The Trustees are currently consulting on proposed amendments to the Foundation’s Constitution to accommodate the creation of a new standard-setting board within the Foundation’s governance structure. The consultation closes on 29 July 2021.