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Bank of England and financial regulators give evidence on climate risk reporting

20 February 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee questions the Bank of England and other UK financial regulators on green finance.

Purpose of the session

On the first panel the former Chair of the Financial Services Authority and Committee on Climate Change, Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, will discuss the Government's Clean Growth Strategy and how environmental risks can be factored into financial decision-making.

The UK's financial regulators will face questions during the second hearing on how climate-related risks are monitored and managed in the UK's regulatory framework.

Witnesses

Tuesday 20 February 2018, Committee Room 6

At 10.15am

  • Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, Chair of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, former Chair of the Committee on Climate Change, Financial Services Authority and Pensions Commission

At 11am

  • Sarah Breeden, Executive Director, Bank of England
  • Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive, the Financial Reporting Council
  • David Geale, Director of Policy, the Financial Conduct Authority 
  • Anthony Raymond, Acting Executive Director of Regulatory Policy, Analysis and Advice and General Counsel, The Pensions Regulator
  • David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business London Stock Exchange Group

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