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Nyhedsartikel8. november 2022

Watch EEFIG’s successful session at the Policy Conference of EUSEW

Our speakers enjoyed having an onsite panel discussion with 61 people attending in Brussels and 221 online. If you missed the session, watch it here.


Carlos Sanchez-Rivero, DG ENER, opened the session „Financing Energy Efficiency 1st for Fit for 55 - The Role of Financial Institutions“ by stressing that energy efficiency is at the centre of the EU strategy for energy security and independence. The keynote by Isidoro Tapia highlighted relevant examples on how EE1st is implemented in banking operations, while Peter Hobson followed with examples from commercial & industrial investments. In the panel discussion with Bettina Dorendorf, Sorcha Edwards and Markus Seifert the speakers elaborated on the relevance of EE1st for sustainable finance, shared examples on how to strengthen the demand creation and stressed the role data insights play for EE investments. Check the agenda and watch the full session to learn how the high-level speakers approach the topics in their working group.

TimeAgenda point
11:30Welcome by DG ENERGY and UNEP FI 
11:40Implementing EE1st in banking operations,
Keynote by Isidoro Tapia, Senior Economist, Energy Efficiency & Energy Advisory, EIB 
11:50Implementing EE1st in commercial & industrial investments,
Keynote by Peter Hobson, Head of ESG, Sustainable Development Capital LLP 
12:00Panel on how to scale up supply and demand for EE investments, moderated by Peter Sweatman, EEFIG Rapporteur
EE1st principle in sustainable finance, Bettina Dorendorf, Sustainable Finance Prokuristin, KfW
Stimulating demand for EE investments, Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General, Housing Europe
Monitoring data on EE investments and financing, Markus Seifert, partner, D-fine
12:55Closing of session by Peter Sweatman, EEFIG Rapporteur 



8. november 2022