On November 1, 2019, EthnoExpert collective visited the Sustainability Forum organized by SSE Riga.

The Forum’s topic was “The Rise of Sustainable Finance”, and its aim was to provide an up-to-date information on the recent developments and trends within the sustainable finance field. The forum’s speakers talked about working towards achieving a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and companies and investors seeking to have a proactive impact with their activities and investments by addressing environmental, social and economic challenges more effectively and efficiently. Among the speakers were Deputy State Secretary (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia), Office of the Secretary-General (OECD), Swedbank & co-chair of the Sustainable Finance Working Group, Finance Latvia.

The forum ended with a debate where students and SSE professors had the chance to look at the topic in-depth.