ITFA GRC Webinar – ESG In Trade Finance

The ITFA German Regional Committee (GRC) is pleased to invite ITFA members to a webinar on ESG in Trade Finance. This webinar will be held on Friday 18 June 2021

Webinar details:

Date: 18 June 2021
Time: EDT 8:00  / 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST /  20:00 CST
Duration: 1 1/2hrs
Platform: Zoom (joining details will be sent by email to all those registered, a few days prior to the webinar)

Webinar Agenda and Speakers:

Welcome, introduction and moderation  
Thomas Krieger, Head of Institutional Portfolio Management / Risk Distribution at Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt and board member of ITFA GRC 
I. Status update from the GRC “ESG as a business imperative for trade finance”
David Quehenberger, Senior UW Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Swiss Re International SE, Munich, and board member of ITFA GRC 

II.  Panelist presentations:
– “Education & Training Programs: Overview of Learning Courses on Sustainability available for banks”
Anne Maria Cronin, Director, Sustainable Finance at Quarter Penny Consulting Ltd., London 
– “Leveraging ESG ratings in the financial space”
Alejandra Miranda, Lead Private Equity & Sustainable Finance EMEA at EcoVadis | Business Sustainability Ratings, in Paris 
– “BayernLB‘s ESG-strategy and implications for the Trade Finance business”
Matthias Öffner, Chapter Lead Trade & Export Finance, Bayerische Landesbank, Nurnberg 

III:  Q&A and closing remarks
ITFA members are requested to sign up to this session via email to

We would like to thank ODDO BHF Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt for sponsoring this webinar.

We do hope many of you will join us!
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