VII. Susutainable Finance Forum

Event Date: 23.02.2021

The 7th Sustainable Finance Forum will be organized by BCSD Turkey on Tuesday, February 23, 2020, online at 11.00 a.m.

The pandemic process, which makes it necessary to determine new policies for a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable future, also offers an important opportunity for Turkey to Access international resources and support new investments in this field.

EU’s Green Deal is becoming more important and the new economic models; like ‘’Circular Economy’’; is starting to shape the future in this period. Accordingly, in 7th Sustainable Finance Forum, we will be discussing ‘’Green Recovery’’ and how to increase Turkey’s share in Green Lending.

In addition, we will be launching ‘’Call for Action For Partnership on the Low-Carbon Recovery of Turkey’’ in the cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Please click on the image below to registration for The 7th Sustainable Finance Forum which will be honored by ‘’ Chairman of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency Mr. Mehmet Ali Akben’’ with the opening speeches.




Aybala Şimsek, SKD Turkey Board Member


Opening Speech

Mehmet Ali Akben, Chairman of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency


Launch: Call to Companies for Low Carbon and Circular Recovery of Turkey

Ebru Dildar Edin, BSCD Turkey, Chair

Arvid Turekner, EBRD Turkey Managing Director


Panel: Green Recovery and Increase Turkey’s Share in Green Lending

Moderator: Aybala Şimşek, BCSD Turkey, Board Member


Benjamin Cliquet, Vigeo Eiris Head of Sustainable Finance Business Development

Mehmet Ergünal, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Trade, Asst. Directorate General and Directorate EU

Nihal Samsun Karabacak, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of Economics and Social Politics

Gianpiero Nacci, EBRD Deputy Head of Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Team

Jan Raes, ABN Amro Bank, Global Sustainability Advisor