Agenda 2022

Future of Fair Finance, 16th November 2022


In the morning:

Sustainable Finance in Europe and Germany and „Local Sustainable Finance Action Plans“

Hybrid,  in Mafinex, Mannheim only in English, with interpreting (German) for online participants.

09:00   Welcome and opening

by the organziers
Markus Duscha, Fair Finance Institute ; Christian Röser, Starkmacher e.V.

09:10   Presentation of latest developments on Sustainable Finance in policy and regulation

Martin Špolc, EU Commission, DG FISMA, Head of Unit Sustainable Finance

Dr. Esther Wandel, German Federal Ministry of Finance
Head of Unit “Investment Funds, Sustainable Finance”

Niklas Mischkowski, ICLEI Europe, Local Green Deal as a framing on city level

10:00  Results from the pilot cities of the project “turnaround money”

Anne Snick, Member Club of Rome and KU Leuven: Results from Gent, Belgium

Peter Fabjan, Udruga za Ekonomiju Zajednistva: Results from Križevci, Croatia

(short break)

Dr. Marie-Luise Meinhold, Geld mit Sinn e.V.: Results from Munich, Germany

Markus Duscha, Fair Finance Institute: Results from Mannheim, Germany

12:00  Panel – Sustainable Finance in our city: Lessons learned
With representatives of the cities

Christoph Frey, City of Munich, Germany, City treasurer
Mario Rajn, City of Križevci, Croatia, Mayor
Christiane Ram, City of Mannheim, Germany, Head of Department of Economic and Structural Development
Peter Bertels, City of Ghent, Depatment of Strategic Coordination, Coordinator Open Innovation

——————————   12:45  Lunch Break / Lunch Snack   ——————————

In the afternoon:

In-depth workshop: turnaround money Mannheim :
Sustainable Finance Pilot City Mannheim

Attendance event in Mannheim (not online), Mafinex, only in German.

14:00  Short presentation of the project “turnaround money

Markus Duscha, Fair Finance Institute; Christian Röser, Starkmacher e.V.


14:20  Pitches of some project ideas for the pilot city Mannheim

 by various stakeholders of Mannheim

about 15:00: break

15:15  Parallel groups for further development of project ideas presented

with the involvement of all participants


16:00  Presentation of the results from the groups

16:30  Closing Panel with stakeholders of Mannheim:
Mannheimer Action Plan Sustainable Finance as part of the Local Green Deal in Mannheim:
Integration and potential next steps

Christian Specht
, City of Mannheim, First Mayor
Melanie Magin, Sparkasse Rhein Neckar Nord, Head of Department Social Engagement
Stefan Beyerle
, FRENVI, Mannheim

17:30  Get together and snacks