To disseminate and promote the economic activity of Barcelona city, each year we organise different activities for financial sector companies and regional government administrations

17 December,2020

El Euro Digital: Perspectiva del Eurosistema

Place: Webinar. Organizers: Banco de España and Barcelona Centre Financer Europeu. Time: 17:00.

Speaker: Carlos Conesa, Deputy General Manager of Financial Innovation and Market Infrastructures at the Banco de España.

02 December,2020

European Green Deal: Una oportunitat per a les PIMES d’esdevenir sostenibles

Place: Zoom. Organizers: PIMEC, Col·legi d’Economistes de Catalunya and Barcelona Centre Financer Europeu. Time: 10:00.

Speakers: Jaume Puig, President of the PIMEC Sustainability Commission; Ana García, president of the Commission of Economy and Sustainability of the College of Economists of Catalonia; Luis Herrero, President of Barcelona Centre Financer Europeu For Sustainability; Laura Rahola, Head of Communication of the Representation of the European Commission in Barcelona; Antoni Vallès, Director of Business Development at the Institut Català de Finances; José Manuel Pedregal Varela, Director of Financing Solutions at Banc Sabadell; Joan Pera, CEO of Manufactures Arpe and president of PIMEC Maresme – Barcelonès Nord; Joan Vila, owner of LC Paper and chairman of the PIMEC Energy Commission; Pol Font, of the Financial Economics Commission, Col·legi d’Economistes of Catalonia; Joan Barfull, technical director of the PIMEC Sustainability Commission.

05 November,2020

Launch of UN FC4S pan - European Sustainable Finance Skills Gap Report supported by Deloitte.

Place: Webinar. Organizer: Financial Centres For Sustainability FC4S. Time: 9:00am – 10:30am.

Michael Flynn, Partner and global financial advisory public sector leader and the infrastructure & capital projects Emea Leader, Deloitte; Anne-Claire Roux, CEO Finance for Tomorrow Paris; Antoni Ballabriga, Global Head of Responsible Business, BBVA and Chairman of the Sustainable Finance Working Group, European Banking; Jean Laville, Deputy CEO, Geneva, Swiss Sustainable Finance; Stephen Nolan, Managing Director, UN convened Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S).

29 October,2020

Los emisores soberanos ante la revolución sostenible

Place: Webinar. Organizers: IEF and Caja de Ingenieros. Time: 18h.

Speaker: Andrés Alonso, senior economist of Banco de España.

28 October,2020

BForPlanet - Live. II Encuentro por un modelo productivo sostenible

Place: Event virtual. Organizer: BforPlanet. Time: 12:00 CET.

Speakers: Francisco Lombardo, Founder of BForPlanet; Constantí Serrallonga, General Manager of the Fira de Barcelona; Pau Relat, President of the Fira de Barcelona; Jaume Collboni, First Deputy Mayor of Barcelona City Council; Rodolfo Lacy, Director of the Environment of the OCDE; Josep González, President of PIMEC; Ángel Alloza, CEO of Corporate Excellence; Leire Pajín, President of REDS; Mónica Oviedo, Head of Sustainability Management at IBERDROLA; Josep Sánchez Llibre, President FOMENT del Treball; Cristina Sánchez, Director General of Pacte Mundial; Joan Tristany, General Manager of AMEC; Ana Palencia, Director of Communication and Sustainability at Unilever; Antoni Ballabriga, BBVA Global Business Director; Nacho García-Valdecasas, Sustainability Lead for Amazon’s Spain and Italy.

09 July,2020

BForPlanet - Live. I Encuentro por un futuro sostenible

Place: Event virtual. Organizer: BforPlanet. Time: 17:00 CET.

Speakers: Teresa Ribera, Fourth Vice President and Minister of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge of Spain; Pedro Duque, Minister of Science and Innovation of Spain; Pau Relat, President of the Fira de Barcelona; Francisco Lombardo, founder of BforPlanet; Joan Tristany, General Manager of AMEC; Jaume Collboni, First Deputy Mayor of Barcelona City Council; Damià Calvet, Minister of Territory and Sustainability in the Government of Catalonia; Bernat Solé, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations and Transparency in the Government of Catalonia; Manuel Pulgar, Director of the WWF International Climate and Energy Program; Daniel Truran, B Corp Ambassador at B Lab Europe, CEO of ebbf – ethical business building the future; Yolanda Kakabadse, Former Minister of Environment of Ecuador (1998-2000); Augusto López-Claros, Economist, Director of Global Indicators and World Bank Analysis; Juan Costa, head of Ernst & Young’s international climate change division; Nicolás Cock, President of BioProtection Global; José Carlos Díez, member of the advisory board for Latin America of the PNUD.

25 June,2020

Global perspectives on how financial regulations can guide the transition to a low-carbon economy

Place: Webinar. Organizers: Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE) and Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S). Time: 9:30-10:45.

20 May,2020

Talk with TEG Experts: EU Benchmarks Report. A discussion on Climate & ESG Benchmarks

Place: Webinar. Organizer: Climate Bonds. Time: 15:00 Paris (14:00 London).

Speakers: Andreas Hoepner, Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin (UCD); Elena Philipova, Refinitiv; Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative.

19 May,2020

The effects of the pandemic

Place: ClickMeeting. Organizer: Círculo del Liceo and IEF. Time: 19:00h.

The Círculo del Liceo, in collaboration with the Institute for Financial Studies, hosted the live online conference “The effects of the pandemic” with Josep Soler (General Director of the Institute for Financial Studies) and Juan José Terraza (jurist).

The speakers analyze the effects of the pandemic on the economy and future prospects, as well as the management of the crisis and how it has influenced fundamental freedoms. The conference address topics such as:

  1. The economic repercussions of the pandemic.
  2. North Europe versus South Europe.
  3. Economic contributions from the European Union.
  4. Tension between blocks (USA, Russia, China and Europe).
  5. Single command and fundamental freedoms.
  6. Tutored communication.
24 April,2020

Climate Bonds Green Bonds Treasury Survey 2020 Launch

Place: Webinar. Organizer: Climate Bonds. Time: 15:00h.

Speakers: Carlo Houblie, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Lars Mac Key, Danske Bank, Lea Muething, Climate Bonds Initiative, Caroline Harrison, Climate Bonds Initiative