Finance for People & Planet: Innovating from the Inside

Date(s) - 12/03/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment


What’s the role of finance professionals in creating a financial system that serves people and planet? Finance Matters is joining forces with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and the Chartered Banker Institute for an evening of exploration.

At this participatory gathering inside the Walkie Talkie building we’ll take a closer look at how we think about ‘financial innovation’ and explore some of the opportunities and challenges for innovating from within institutions, in a way that’s responsible and sustainable.

The evening will open with a keynote address from CEO of the Finance Innovation Lab, Anna Laycock. The Finance Innovation Lab is a charity working for a financial system that serves people and planet and host of the Finance Matters community. Anna will spark conversation by sharing a view on the risks and opportunities inherent in financial innovation. Following this, subject matter experts will lead interactive discussions around how institutional financial innovation can contribute to a more sustainable and responsible future. Discussion topics may include: responsible use of data; sustainability and the climate challenge; ethical business models and human values at work.

The evening will run as follows:

  • 6.00pm Arrival and networking
  • 6.20pm Welcome and keynote address from Anna Laycock, CEO, Finance Innovation Lab
  • 7.00pm Facilitated discussion led by subject matter experts
  • 8.00pm Identifying key takeaways and practical opportunities
  • 8.30pm Networking
  • 9.00pm Event close

Spaces are limited so early registration is encouraged to secure your place.

We look forward to seeing you there!

About Finance Matters

Finance Matters is a London-based community working to put sustainability and ethics at the heart of finance. We host regular events for purpose-driven finance professionals to connect and learn about using finance as a force for good. Finance Matters was founded in 2012 by Madeleine Evans and Roberta Benedetti del Rio, and in 2018 we joined forces with the Finance Innovation Lab, a charity working for a financial system that serves people and planet.

About the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment 

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, we have a global community of circa 45,000 members in 104 countries and last year more than 40,000 CISI exams were sat in 80 countries, 15,000 taken outside the UK.

About the Chartered Banker Institute 

The Chartered Banker Institute is the largest professional body for bankers in the UK, with more than 30,000 members.  Our impact and influence continues to grow, with members and students in 87 countries worldwide. We are proud to be oldest banking institute in the world, and proud to be the only organisation in the world approved by the UK’s Privy Council to award the ‘Chartered Banker’ designation to our qualified members.  Founded in 1875, to serve the public interest by enhancing and sustaining the highest standards of customer-focused, ethical professionalism in banking, our work today is as important as it was 140 years ago. Together, the Chartered Banker Institute and our members are proud of the professionalism we bring to banking around the world, and of the contribution we are making individually and collectively, to a sustainable banking profession.

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