Green Shift

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 and YouTube livestream Starting on 01 June 2022 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture / discussion
LanguageEnglish
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

A Task of the ECB?

This event is organized by the Department of Strategy & Innovation

A “Green Shift” is definitely needed to tackle the climate crisis. Rising awareness of global environmental challenges has led the European Central Bank (ECB) to decide on an action plan to include climate change considerations into its policy framework. But is this huge policy shift really justified, if the ECB’s main task is to maintain price stability? With experts from the public and private sector, we will shed light on the scope of the ECB’s single price stability mandate during the global climate crisis.

Keynote:

Gottfried Haber, Vice Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Georg von Pfoestl, Principal, Arthur D. Little

Discussion:

Marc Beckmann, Researcher, Positive Money Europe

Gottfried Haber, Vice Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Heike Lehner, Research Analyst, Agenda Austria

Georg von Pfoestl, Principal, Arthur D. Little

Moderated by:

Marianne Hug, MSc. Economics student, WU Vienna

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