Sustainability in Fintech

How can finance and technology work together to help the environment? Banks currently produce 700 times more emissions from loans than offices. The current situation must change, and technology can help, let’s see how!

Marianne Haahr will guide you on the different ways financial institutions can help the environment, and the role of Fintech in this mission. Marianne has extensive experience in this domain and strongly believes that Fintech can be used to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Her goal is to reduce the carbon impact that the financial sector has on the environment through innovation and providing knowledge.

During this course, you will understand the importance of developing more sustainable solutions in the financial industry and how Fintech can help achieve that. You will also learn about the actions that are already in place and some of the big opportunities lying ahead.
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Online Course


25 mins





On Completion
With this online course, you will:
  • Discover what Fintech can do for the PlanetGain insights into how Fintech companies are addressing climate change
  • Understand the carbon impact of current business models in finance
  • Discover emerging green business models
  • Stay informed about future trends of green Fintech


ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance)

Green finance


Green Model

Marianne  Haahr

Nature-related finance lead at Global Canopy and at Secretariat of the Task Force for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)
Marianne Haahr is a Leading partner and technical support to nature-related finance initiatives including TNFD and the ENCORE partnership. She has been leading the GDFA, a not-for-profit foundation, launched in 2017 in Davos and co-founded by UNEP. She is also Building and leading the team, fundraising and member strategy design to ensure continuous value for our member network of banks, investment platforms, insurers, and mobile payment providers. 

She has served on the Informal Technical Expert Group designing the first version of the TNFD scoping document also built a portfolio of biodiversity initiatives for finance including a core offering of data supply maps for asset managers and assets owners to lower their data search costs for nature and climate related data and managed the market testing of this offering with leading members of the financial community as pilot institutions.

She is leading the efforts to design a set of ocean risk metrics for finance. She has designed and executed partnerships for input into high level policy dialogue such as via input papers into the G-20 Sustainable Finance Working Group, via design and management of knowledge partnership with the UN SG’s Task Force for Digital Financing of the SDGs and currently developing knowledges pieces to an INSPIRE sustainable finance handbook for central banks.

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