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Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: All session videos

  • Tearsheet’s inaugural Banking on the Planet Conference brings together leaders from the banks set out to make a difference, and the fintechs and technology providers bringing us closer to a net zero future.
  • Here are the full videos from the sessions we held on July 26, 2022.
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Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: All session videos

The role the banking and finance sector plays in the fight against climate change is becoming increasingly important, with growing pressure from consumers who demand more transparency, accountability, and action.

Sustainability is becoming a priority for businesses of all kinds, including banking. But they can’t change their practices without the help of technology and data service providers, which are the main drivers of innovation in this sector and have the knowledge and expertise to facilitate an effective transition to a net zero economy.

Tearsheet’s inaugural Banking on the Planet Conference brought together leaders from the banks set out to make a difference, and the fintechs and technology providers enabling those promises.

Below you can watch and listen to all the session recordings.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Ken LaRoe, Founder & CEO, Climate First Bank

We kickstart Banking on the Planet with Ken LaRoe from Climate First Bank, which is doing its part in addressing the major existential threat facing the world today by advocating for a net-zero economy. With a continued dedication to reversing the climate crisis and achieving total carbon drawdown, LaRoe started Climate First Bank, the world’s first climate-focused, FDIC-insured commercial bank.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Peter Krull, CEO, Earth Equity Advisors

In this session, Peter Krull, founder, CEO, and director of investments at Earth Equity Advisors, discusses the difference between ESG and SRI, why politicians are now attacking ESG investing, sectors to watch, how you can spot greenwashing, and more.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Mathias Wikstrom, CEO, Doconomy

We have Mathias Wikstrom from Doconomy on our screens here, talking about how we can harness the power of banking and data to speed up our transition to a net zero economy.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Lubomila Jordanova, CEO & Co-Founder, Plan A

In this session, Lubomila Jordanova, CEO and co-founder at Plan A, talks about the first steps banks and financial institutions can take in order to create a coherent sustainability strategy.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Elizabeth Lewis, Managing Director and Deputy Head of ESG, Blackstone

How can private equity firms accelerate decarbonization and improve resilience across their building portfolios? In this session, we explore what kind of investment barriers and opportunities there are for private equity firms, as well as how they can leverage sustainable financial instruments and new business models in order to support net-zero climate goals, with Elizabeth Lewis, Managing Director and Deputy Head of ESG at Blackstone.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: JP McNeill, CEO & Co-Founder, Ando Money

“Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” – JP McNeil, CEO and co-founder at Ando Money, joined us at the conference to discuss the significance of sustainable banking.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Lucy Hargreaves, Head of Public Affairs and Policy, Patch

Having sustainability in your DNA as a company will be table stakes for successful businesses by 2030. Lucy Hargreaves, Head of Public Affairs and Policy at Patch, talks about what government policymakers and corporations need to do in the next 10 years to make real progress against climate change.

Banking on the Planet Conference 2022: Andrei Cherni, CEO, Aspiration

In this session, Aspiration’s CEO, Andrei Cherny, discusses how the bank introduced fossil fuel-free spending and saving, impact scores that help its members shop sustainably, democratized best-in-class ESG investing, and embedded carbon offsetting tied to purchases. Aspiration launched the world’s first credit card built around fighting the climate crisis, putting the power of automated climate action directly into the hands of consumers.

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