Jurgen Rigterink (The Netherlands)
Chief Investment Officer / Member of the Management Board - Netherlands Development Finance Bank
Walking the Talk on Climate Change – Banks as Agents of Change
Financial Institutions possess a powerful leverage as financiers to steer the course of investments towards a low carbon economy. However, not many banks globally have demonstrated leadership in sustainability and the financial sector can even be called a “laggard” in embedding sustainability in their operations. Beyond Copenhagen, how could banks be an agent of change in promoting sustainable development?