‘Finance, Law, and Sustainability: the EU sustainable finance action plan’

A Phinance Online Seminar by Boudewijn de Bruin on 25 November 2021, 17:00 CET

Open to the public. Zoom link: https://uniroma1.zoom.us/j/83148274093

Finance, law, and sustainability are more and more interconnected.
When law takes over, important questions must be asked. What is the power of legislation and litigation, and what legal instruments and tactics are appropriate? Boudewijn will zoom in on legislative initiatives around sustainable finance deriving from the Action Plan Financing Sustainable Growth published by the European Commission in 2018.

He will discuss the appropriateness of various instruments proposed in the Action Plan, using a reflexive law approach coupled with insights from behavioural economics and epistemology. He will point to the challenges such an approach encounters, and gesture at some tentative suggestions on how to address them.

This meeting of the Phinance Online Seminars will discuss Boudwjin’s view with contributions from Arnaud Van Caenegem (KU Leuven), Joakim Sandberg (University of Gothenburg), and Boudewijn himself, which will be followed by an open debate.

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