Manifestation

Friday

Moving Money to Impact: The Role of Finance in Achieving the SDGs

Practical information 

Place: Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Room P1 859

Time:  10:15am to 11:30am

Organizer:  IHEID Environmental Committee

Language:  English

Speaker(s) :  

  • Nathaniel Burkhalter, Economist, Climate Change & Sustainable Finance, Swiss National Bank

  • Brindusa Burrows, Founder & CEO, The Ground_UP Project

  • Valerie Harrington, Associate Fund Manager, BlueOrchard Finance

  • Xavier Pierluca, Managing Partner, Enabling Qapital

  • Moderation: Vincent Gstettenbauer (Master Student, International Affairs, IHEID Geneva)

Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moving-money-to-impact-the-role-of-finance-in-achieving-the-sdgs-tickets-295781770237 

Description

This panel discussion focuses on the role of finance in enabling sustainable development. Speakers from different sectors will elaborate on sustainable finance and impact investing, their contribution to positive social and environmental outcomes as well as the role of the private and the public sector.

Wrapping Up Sustainability Week on a Positive Note: The Path Forward

Practical information 

Place :  Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Salle 8

Time : 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Language : English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Speaker(s):  

  • Caeser Vulley, FAO

  • Neiva Rosa Bacon, International Trade Centre

  • Sabrina Shaw, International Institute for Sustainable Development

  • Yannic Bucher, Master Student, Development Studies, IHEID Geneva (Moderator)

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wrapping-up-sustainability-week-on-a-positive-note-the-path-forward-tickets-298031900437

Description

To wrap up sustainability week, we will hear perspectives of speakers from different sectors on current climate and sustainability action. What kind of positive impact is the public sector, private sector, NGOs and academia making? How are these sectors interconnected in their environmental impact? What kind of work can students be inspired to get involved in the future?
 

Emergency Break

Practical information 

Place : Edgar and Danièle Picciotto Student Residence, Av. de France 20, Common Room

Time : 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Language : English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ch/e/emergency-break-tickets-298715645537

Description

The emergency break is an initiative which started in Zurich and has spread to different cities in Switzerland. The aim is to take a break from our busy lives and to provide a space for all generations to come together to reflect on the emergency of the climate crises we are living in. During this session, while sharing thoughts, experiences and plan of actions to climate change, we will create signs which we will then take to the global climate strike taking place afterwards.

Global Climate Strike

Practical information 

Place : Parc des Cropettes, Rue Elisabeth-Baulacre, 1202 Genève

Time : 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Description

Meet us in the main lobby of Maison de la Paix (Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2) to join us on our walk to Parc des Cropettes to join in the Global Climate Strike with the Fridays for Future Movement.