Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance in Latin America and Caribbean 2019

14-15 October 2019 | Sao Paulo, Brazil

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The UNEP Finance Initiative Regional Roundtable in Latin America and the Caribbean will be held on the 14-15 October 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil, which will bring together UNEP FI members and sustainable finance practitioners for two days of insights into advances in sustainable finance.

The two-day event, co-organised with the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN), will feature a mix of high-level plenaries and keynotes from public and private sector leaders in sustainable finance, as well as technical sessions covering approaches to sustainability in investment, insurance and banking. The Roundtable will enable participants to network with policy makers, regulators and peers from across the finance industry in Latin America and the Caribbean as well to exchange ideas and experiences to help advance sustainable finance in the region.

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Agenda for LAC Regional Roundtable

08:00–09:00Registrations
09:00–09:20Welcome & Opening Remarks
Murilo Portugal - President, FEBRABAN
Eric Usher - Head, UNEP Finance Initiative
09:20– 09:35Keynote 1
Gema Sacristan - Chief Investment Officer, IDB Invest
09:35– 10:00 High-level dialogue: Role of Development Banks in Mobilizing the Private Sector for Sustainable Development
Mauricio Velasquez - Principal Executive of Green Business, CAF
Gema Sacristan - Chief Investor Office, IDB Invest
• Moderator: Eric Usher - Head, UNEP Finance Initiative
10:00– 11:10Plenary 1: Integrating Social and Environmental Risk in Latin America and Caribbean
Daniel Orellana - Environmental Officer, Banco Hipotecario
Gladis Ribeiro - Senior Environment and Social Specialist, IFC
Christopher Wells - Global Head of Environmental & Social Risk, Santander
Alfonso Galarce Jaramillo - Head of Climate Financing and Negotiation Department, Climate Change Division, Ministry of the Environment, Chile
•Moderator: Annelise Vendramini - Sustainable Finance Program Coordinator, FGV
11:10– 11:30Coffee break
11:30– 12:40Plenary 2: The Role of Regulation for the Financial Sector in Creating a Sustainable Economy
Genaro Segura - General Director, Financial Supervisor of Costa Rica
Mariana Escobar - Superintendent, Financial Supervisor of Colombia
Adalberto Felinto - Executive Secretary, Central Bank of Brazil (BACEN)
Mario Sergio Vasconcelos - Sustainability and Marketing Director, FEBRABAN
•Moderator: Sebastian Sommer - Green Finance Project Director, GIZ
12:40– 14:00Lunch
14:00– 15:10Session 1: Principles for Responsible Banking
Julia Spinasse - Corporate Sustainability Manager, Bradesco
Nelson G Rivas - General Manager and Chief Sustainability Officer, Banco BFA
Pablo Cortinez - Business and Environmental Lead, WWF (Argentina)
•Moderator: Maria Eugenia Sosa Taborda - Latin America Network Coordinator, UNEP FI


Session 2: Climate Goals: from TCFD to Portfolio Alignment
(lending and investment)

Renato Eid - Portfolio Manager, Itaú Asset Management
Beatriz Stuart Secaf - Sustainability Advisor, FEBRABAN
Marcelo Seraphim - Head of Brazil, PRI
Lauro Marins - Executive Director, CDP Latin America
•Moderator: David Carlin -Climate Change, UNEP FI
15:10– 16:20Session 3: Plastics and Sustainable Blue Economy Finance (led by WWF)
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
Liesel van Ast - Membership & Regional Coordination Manager, UNEP FI
David Falcon Director, Sustainability, Brand and Reputation, Deloitte Chile
• Moderator: Elizabeth Aceituno - Finance Specialist, WWF
Session 4: The Energy Transition & Climate Goals in the context of Latina America and Caribbean
Gabriel Guedes - Credit Director, Itaú Unibanco
Laura Ramirez - Programme Manager Emerging Markets, 2 Degrees
Guilherme Arantes Manager, Energy Sector, BNDES
Raul Pomares -Founder, Sonen Capital
•Moderator: Sergio Leitão -Executive Director, Instituto Escolhas
16:20– 16:50Coffee Break
16:50– 18:00Session 5: Green, Social & Sustainability Bonds (led by IDB)
Joaquin Guajardo Beroíza - Advisor of International Finance, Ministry of Finance, Chile
Valeria Rosales - Sustainability Manager, Banistmo S.A.
Thatyanne Gasparotto -Program and Relationship Manager for Brazil, Climate Bonds Initiative
Odivan Cargnin - CFO, Celulose Irani
•Moderator: Maria Netto - Climate Change Lead Specialist, IDB Group
Session 6: Sustainable Infrastructure and Green Cities (led by CAF)
José Rafael Neto - Senior Executive, CAF
Luiz Correa Noronha - BRDE
Ivo Gomes - Mayor of Sobral, Ceará, Brazil
Pablo Lloret - Fundación Futuro Latino Americano - Programa Huella de Ciudades
Gustavo Manrique - Sambito S.A.
•Moderator: Mauricio Velasquez - Executive Director of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, CAF
18:00Closing RemarksClosing Remarks
18:05Cocktail - Sustainable Stock Exchange – 10 Year anniversary
Sonia Favaretto Sustainability
Director, B3, President, Brazilian Global Compact Network and SDG Pioneer-

Olga Cantillo - Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Bolsa de Valores de Panamá, S.A.
08:00– 09:00Registrations
09:00– 09:05Welcome & Opening Remarks
09:05– 09:20Keynote 1
Alexandre da Silva Glüher - Member of the Board, Bradesco
09:20– 09:35Keynote 2
Jean Pierre Dupui - VP Corporate and Investment Banking, Santander
09:35–10:40 Plenary 1: Financial mechanisms to finance theUN Sustainable Development Goals (led by Global Compact)
Karine Bueno - Head of Sustainability, Santander
Leo Letelier -Founder and CEO, Sitawi
Sandra Abella - Regional Director, Eco Business Fund
José Alexandre Vasco - Director of Investor Protection and Assistance Office, CVM
•Moderator: Sonia Favaretto - Sustainability Director, B3, President, Brazilian Global Compact Network, SDG Pioneer
10:40–11:00Break
11:00–12:00Plenary 2: Financial Education and Inclusion to Leverage our Economy
Walter Savaglia - Digital Channels Manager, Itaú Unibanco
Miguel Achury Jiménez - Vice President of Planning and Institutional Development, Bancamía
Patrícia Coimbra - Human Capital, Administrative and Sustainability Vice President, SulAmérica Insurance Brazil & Member of UNEP FI Global Steering Committee
Fabiola Benotti - Investor Education Lead, ANBIMA
•Moderator: Marina Cançado - CEO, Converge Capital
12:00–13:00Plenary 3: Deforestation Risks and Sustainable Land Use Finance
Nelson Rivas - General Manager, Banco de Fomento Agropecuário
Thais Fontes - Sustainability Manager, Rabobank
Mirta Martinez Bazzano - General Manager, Roundtable for Sustainable Finance, Paraguay
Angelo Gurgel - Member of Coalizão Brasil Clima, Floresta e Agricultura
•Moderator: Roberta Simonetti - Sustainable Finance, WWF
13:00End of UNEP FI Regional Roundtable
13:00–14:30Lunch
14:30- 17:30Side-Event: Sustainable Business Opportunities in the Brazilian Amazon (Led by UN Environment)
Location: Room 2
Workshop: How to implement and set targets considering Principles for Responsible Banking (only for UNEP-FI members)
Location: Plenaria

Liesel van Ast - Membership & Regional Coordination Manager, UNEP FI
Maria Eugenia Sosa Taborda - Latin America Network Coordinator, UNEP FI
14:30- 14:50Welcome & Opening Remarks
Denise Hamu - Representative of Brazil, UNEP
Aline Tristao - Executive Director, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
• Recap about PRB and key steps for implementation
14:50- 15:30Key Speaker
Public Forest Concessions as a model of sustainable forest-based development
Paulo Carneiro - Director of Forest Concessions, Brazilian Forest Service (SFB)

• Step 1 - Impact Analysis: Presentations and Debate
15:30- 17:30 Panel: Business opportunities related to Sustainable Forest Management
Value Chain of Sustainable Forest Management operations in Mato Grosso State
Jorge Andre Gildi dos Santos - Banco do Brasil -

Opportunities and challenges of doing business with public forest concessions
Justiniano Netto - Associação Brasileira dos Concessionários Florestais

Innovation opportunities in the bioeconomy of forest resources
Lilian Figueiredo - FINEP (the Brazilian Governmental Agency for Funding Studies and Projects)
• Step 2 – Target Settings: Presentations and Debate

• Step 3 - Accountability

• Bank Presentations by Bradesco and Itau

• Q&A
08:00-09:00Registration and refreshments
09:00-09:30Welcome remarks
Patricia Coimbra - Head of Sustainability, SulAmérica
Paulo Roberto Miller Fernandes Vianna Junior - Brazilian Superintendence for Private Insurance (SUSEP)
Pedro Pinheiro - Sustainability Superintendent, Brazilian Insurance Confederation (CNseg)

09:30-10:00Keynote presentation
How is the PSI shaping the global sustainable insurance agenda?
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
10:00-11:00Workshop 1: Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks in non-life insurance business
Helga Tomagnini - Superintendent of Business Strategy and Risk Engineering, MAPFRE Brazil
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
11:00-11:20Break
11:20-12:10Workshop 2: Launch of the PSI-WWF-UNESCO Global Guide to protect World Heritage Sites
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
Marco Tormen - Advisor Sustainable Finance, WWF Switzerland
Isabel Ponce de León - Senior Underwriter Agriculture, Swiss Re
12:10-13:00Workshop 3: TCFD and the insurance industry: Evolving market and supervisory practices
Gustavo Pimentel - Managing Director, Sitawi
Joe Capp - Vivid Economics
• Moderator Butch Bacani - Programme Leader, UN Environment (moderator)
13:00-14:00Lunch
14:00-14:20Group Photo
14:20-15:20Workshop 4: Shaping the agenda for the life & health insurance industry and sustainable development
Erika Fuga - Director of Health Claims, SulAmérica
Jair de Almeida Lacerda Jr - Director, Bradesco Vida e Previdência
Nilton Molina - President, Board of Directors, Mongeral Aegon
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
15:20-15:50Break
15:50-16:50Workshop 5: Developing sustainable insurance roadmaps: Aims and trends
Paulo Roberto Miller Fernandes Vianna Junior - Brazilian Superintendence for Private Insurance (SUSEP)
Pedro Pinheiro - Sustainability Superintendent, Brazilian Insurance Confederation (CNseg)
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader, UN Environment (moderator)
16:50-17:00Closing remarks
Butch Bacani - Programme Leader at UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative
Workshop: Climate Risks and TCFD Recommendations
Date: October 16th, 2019
Time: 09:00-13:00
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