PGGM’s van Dam sees inflated expectations of sustainable finance

"Speaking at an Edhec climate finance conference in Paris this week, Jaap van Dam said: ”Sometimes it feels that the whole of society is looking at the financial sector to solve the climate chang ...

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Jaap van Dam

Principal Director of Investment Strategy at PGGM & Member of the EDHEC-Risk Institute Institutional Advisory

"Speaking at an Edhec climate finance conference in Paris this week, Jaap van Dam said: ”Sometimes it feels that the whole of society is looking at the financial sector to solve the climate change problem.” I think that’s a much overrated thing,” he said. “Climate change is actually produced in the real world, so it’s about capital owners, it’s about capital investments, it’s about consumers, and I think the government has a very large role to play.””

Type: Press article
Date: le 19/12/2019
Research Cluster : Finance
Source : IPE

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