Institutions addressing social risk
Thursday 15 July 2021
Amundi World Investment Forum
The Amundi World Investment Forum (AWIF) was held virtually from 10 to 11 June 2021. This year's theme was "Alternative Roads: Mirage or Regime Shift". This article focuses on the Keynote Speech given by Dr. Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance. Dr. Carney is an economist and banker who served as the Governor of the Bank of England from 2013 to 2020, and prior to that as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2008 until 2013. He is a long-time and well-known advocate for sustainability, specifically with regard to the management and reduction of climate risks, and is currently the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance.