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Creating a Sustainable World
Tuesday 03 Dec | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
As steward of Bank of America’s $300 billion environmental business initiative and Chairman of its Dublin based European bank, Anne Finucane is uniquely placed to discuss the critical role that the finance sector must play as we transition towards a more sustainable world. In conversation with David Donoghue, Ireland’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ms Finucane will discuss how the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have moved to the top of the agenda of corporations, governments and institutional investors. She will describe how Bank of America is providing leadership through its responsible growth strategy, both globally and here in Ireland.
About the Speaker:
Anne M. Finucane has been vice chairman at Bank of America since 2015. She also serves as chairman of the board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Europe. Ms Finucane is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG), capital deployment and public policy efforts. She also chairs the Global ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts. She served on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy board and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.