The 6th Sustainability Summit for south-east Europe and the Mediterranean | Redefining sustainability in an unsustainable world

On Thursday, December 1, prof. Phoebe Koundouri gave a speech at the Sixth Economist Sustainability Summit for South-East Europe and the Mediterranean: “Redefining sustainability in an unsustainable world” at the panel Financing the Green Transition. 

The panel discussion, chaired by John Andrews, Consultant editor, The Economist, focused on:

  • Green finance in a turbulent global environment
  • Sustainable Financing: Opportunities and Challenges
  • An outlook for 2023 and beyond
  • Climate change and G20: OECD principles of corporate governance

Prof. Koundouri talked about the need for capacity building for companies, financial institutions and the government sector, for the implementation of the legal requirements related to Sustainable Finance.


Vassiliki Lazarakou, chair, Hellenic Capital Market Commission, member of bureau, OECD Corporate Governance Committee, member of the management board, ESMA & IOSCO
Theodore Tzouros, executive general manager, chief of corporate & investment banking, Piraeus Bank
Theodora Antonakaki
, director, Climate Change and Sustainability Centre (CCSC), Bank of Greece
Phoebe Koundouri, professor, Athens University of Economics and Business, fellow, World Academy of Art and Science, president-elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, co-chair, SDSN Europe & SDSN Greece

The Sustainability Summit organized by the Economist Impact Events in partnership with SDSN Greece and took place on November 30th & December 1st, 2022 at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Kavouri.

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