Venue: Guggenheim Museum

7.30 p.m.-7.35 p.m.

Juan Ignacio Vidarte. Director-General Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.

7.35 p.m.-8.00 p.m.

Official Opening.
Unai Rementeria. Bizkaia Provincial Council Chairman.
Luis de Guindos. Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of the Spanish Government.

8.15 p.m.-9.15 p.m

ESG Trends in the Banking Sector.
Josep Oliu, Chairman of Banco Sabadell.
Gregorio Villalabeitia, Chairman of Kutxabank.
Txomin García, Chairman of LABORAL Kutxa.
Gonzalo Gortázar, CEO Caixabank.
Moderator: Enrique Sáez, Fineco Vice-President.

9.15 p.m.-10.30 p.m.




Venue: Euskalduna Conference Centre

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.

“Bilbao Bizkaia Financial Hub”: Building an ESG Ecosystem.
Unai Rementeria, Bizkaia Provincial Council Chairman.

9:20 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

Priorities and Challenges for the World of Sustainable Investment .
Lorenzo Saà, Director, Global Networks & Outreach, PRIs.

9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Where Are We Going?: The Regulator’s Perspective.
Sebastián Albella, CNMV (Spanish Securities & Exchange Commission) Chairman.

10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

The 2030 Agenda: the role of the private sector.
Teresa Ribera, Director of the Paris Sustainable Development Institute.

10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Sustainable Finance Instruments: Green Bonds.
Jesús Martínez, Director of Financing and Treasury, Iberdrola.

11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Coffee Break.

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ESG as a Driver for Better Economic Performance.
Josu Jon Imaz, Repsol CEO.
Rosa García, Non-executive Chairwoman of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.
Moderator: David Cano, Director-General of Afi, Inversiones Financieras Globales, EAFI.

12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Global Trends in ESG Management.
Sylvain Lambert, Partner at PwC France .
Jon D. Williams, Partner at PwC UK.
Moderator: Mari Luz Castilla, Partner Responsible for Sustainability and Climate Change at PwC

1:15 p.m.-2.00 p.m.

The Future of Corporate Information in an ESG World.
Mark Lewis, Financial Stability Board.
Moderator: José Luis Blasco, Partner, Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance of KPMG in Spain.

2:00 p.m.-2.45 p.m.


2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Two Different Examples of Sustainability: Eneko Atxa and the Athletic Football Club.
Eneko Atxa, Azurmendi Restaurant.
Josu Urrutia, Chairman of Athletic Club.
Moderator: Guillermo Dorronsoro, Dean of the Deusto Business School.

3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

Measurement and Attribution of the ESG Policy.
Jillis Herpers, Executive Director, MSCI.
Steven Smit, Head of Sustainability, Morningstar.
Moderator: Jon Recacoechea, Director of ESG Investments at GIIC Fineco – Private Banking of Kutxabank.

4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

A New Investment Paradigm: Integration of the ESB Objectives in the Portfolio Construction Framework.
Jan Poser, Chief Strategist & Head Sustainability, Safra Sarasin Bank.
Wim Van Hyfte, Global Head of Responsible Investments, Candriam.
Thierry Bogaty, Head of Sustainable Investment, Amundi.
Moderator: María Colino, Director of Investments at Fineco Patrimonios – Private Banking of Kutxabank.

5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

The new challenge of the financial world: sustainable and responsible finance.
Helena Viñes-Fiestas, Head of Sustainability Research, BNP.
John McKinley, Member Impact Team, Blackrock.
Moderator: José Luis Alzola, Senior European Analyst at Observatory Group, LLC.


Venue: Euskalduna Conference Centre

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Investing Well, by Good Investment: Alternatives for Private Investors.
Helena Viñes-Fiestas, Head of Sustainability Research, BNP.
Moderator: Fernando Gómez-Bezares, Catedrático de la Universidad de Deusto.