In The Banker’s Masterclass video series, we discuss how banks can optimise net-zero opportunities, as well as look at industry best practices in setting targets, tracking progress and benchmarking.

    Eliminating carbon emissions to help combat climate change has become of paramount importance to the global economy, and the banking industry has an important role to play in the transition to net zero.

    The Banker Masterclass series is sponsored by S&P Global Sustainable1 but independently edited.

    In discussion:

    Reporting and strategy: Matthieu Bardout, global head of ESG strategy, banking and insurance, S&P Global Sustainable1, talks to The Banker’s Joy Macknight about how banks can best comply with evolving reporting requirements and what is needed to ensure a successful net-zero strategy.

    Climate risks: Matthieu Bardout talks to The Banker’s Joy Macknight about how banks can best prepare for climate stress-testing exercises and how greenwashing can be eliminated.

    Proven use cases: Matthieu Bardout, global head of ESG strategy, banking and insurance, S&P Global Sustainable1, talks to The Banker’s Joy Macknight about the rise in sustainability-linked financial instruments and banks’ role in bridging the real economy and the investor community.

    Opportunities and the future: Matthieu Bardout talks to The Banker’s Joy Macknight about optimising net-zero opportunities for banks and their role in providing M&A and advisory services to support the transition to net-zero carbon emissions.

    In conversation with:

    Joy Macknight, editor, The Banker

    Matthieu Bardout, global head of ESG strategy, banking and insurance, S&P Global Sustainable1

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