Duncan Burt, National Grid Group
Tessa Lee, partner and our Co-Head of the ESG group in Italy and Lucia Ciocarlan, Managing Associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters have interviewed Duncan Burt, the Chief Sustainability Officer at National Grid Group, about National Grid’s role as partner of COP26 and the challenges in connection with energy transition and decarbonisation.
Catriona Graham, British Consul General in Milan
Benedetta Marino and Alessandro Gemmo, managing associates and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, have interviewed Catriona Graham, British Consul General in Milan and Director of the Department for International Trade in Italy on the challenges for governments during the negotiations and what a satisfactory outcome of COP26 might look like, as well as measures to be taken to support the energy transition of developing countries.
Marco Tonegutti, Boston Consulting Group
Marco Visaggio, Co-Head of BD – Western Europe, and Alessandro Gemmo, member of the ESG working group at Linklaters spoke to Marco Tonegutti, Managing Director and Senior Partner Boston Consulting Group (BCG) about the role of BCG as consultancy partner of COP26 and the impact of the Race to Zero on economic operators.
Antonio Villafranca, ISPI
Alessandro Gemmo, Managing Associate, and Elisa Maria Volontè, associate and members of the ESG working group of Linklaters, have interviewed Antonio Villafranca – ISPI Director of Studies and Co-Head of the Europe and Global Governance Centre on ISPI's role as coordinator and chair of Think20 (T20) Italy during the Italian G20 presidency, the impact of climate change in the current geopolitical context and the possible outcomes of COP26.
Luca Lunari, BNP Paribas Italy
Lucia Ciocarlan, Managing Associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, has interviewd Luca Lunari, Head of Export Finance Italy of BNP Paribas Italia, about the topic of sustainability in the export finance sector, its challenges and opportunities.
Enrico Lucciola, SACE
Benedetta Marino, managing associates and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, has interviewed Enrico Lucciola, Head of Political Risks of SACE S.p.A., about SACE’s “Green Guarantee” (Garanzia Green), with a focus on the features of this product and its development in the Italian market.
Meg Nicolaysen, UK Export Finance
Tessa Lee, partner and our Co-Head of the ESG group in Italy, spoke with Meg Nicolaysen, Head of Climate Change at UK Export Finance about UK Export Finance’s new 2021 – 2024 Climate Change Strategy to continue supporting UK businesses whilst minimising its impact towards climate change.
Giulio Giannini, DS Smith
Paolo Bertolini, managing associate, and Mara Ruberto, associate and members of the ESG group at Linklaters, have interviewed Giulio Giannini, Responsabile Affari Legali e Compliance at DS Smith about “circular economy” and the challenges they are facing to achieve their sustainability goals.
Marusca Giacomini; Edoardo Vaquer; Chiara Montalbano, Microsoft Italia
Federica Barbero, Head of Employment and Incentives in Italy and Mara Ruberto, associate and members of the ESG working group of Linklaters, have interviewed Marusca Giacomini, HR Manager Italy – Switzerland – Austria, Edoardo Vaquer, Customer Success Account Manager e Sustainability Community Lead and Chiara Montalbano – HR Shared Services at Microsoft Italia about their Diversity & Inclusion strategy, with particular focus on disabled employees.
Gianluca Gramegna, ERG
Federica Barbero, Head of Employment and Incentives in Italy and Lucia Ciocarlan, managing associate and members of the ESG working group of Linklaters, have interviewed Gianluca Gramegna, Head of Environment, Social & Governance at ERG S.p.A. about the Group’s new 2021-2025 ESG Plan.
Marta Schiraldi, Nestlé Group
Paolo Bertolini, managing associate and member of the ESG group at Linklaters, has interviewed Marta Schiraldi, Safety, Health, Environment and Sustainability Head of the Nestlé Group in Italy.
Daniele Guarnieri, Nestlé Group
Matteo Farneti, managing associate and member of the ESG group at Linklaters, has interviewed Daniele Guarnieri, Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance of the Nestlé Group in Italy.
Francesca Fiore, CONSOB
Marta Fusco, associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, has interviewed Francesca Fiore, head of companies supervision and protection of shareholders’ rights at CONSOB.
Francesco Surace, Georgeson
Marta Fusco, associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, has interviewed Francesco Surace, head of Corporate Governance in Italy of Georgeson
Sergio Molisani, SNAM
Laura Le Masurier and Marta Fusco, members of the ESG working group of Linklaters, interviewed Sergio Molisani, Finance, Insurance and Tax Director & Senior Vice President International Assets at SNAM S.p.A., on SNAM's strategy in the field of sustainable finance.
Francis Ravano, ERG
As sustainability-linked financing transactions gain momentum in the Italian market, Lucia Ciocarlan and Benedetta Marino, managing associates and members of the ESG working group of Linklaters, have interviewed Francis Ravano, Head of Structured Finance at ERG S.p.A., on aspects related to Key Performance Indicators used by ERG for such type of transactions and the benefits resulting from implementing sustainable finance solutions in general.
Federica Calvetti, Deutsche Bank
Laura le Masurier, managing associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, has interviewed Federica Calvetti, Head of ESG in EMEA at Deutsche Bank, on the growing interest in sustainable finance.
Daniela Fiorentino, UNICEF
In view of the imminent legislative interventions that the EU institutions should adopt on sustainable corporate governance and supply chain due diligence, Lucia Ciocarlan, Managing Associate and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, interviewed Daniela Fiorentino, partnership specialist of UNICEF, currently involved in some projects in Ghana.
Silvia Mazzanti, Save The Duck
Paolo Bertolini, Head of Public Law and member of the ESG working group of Linklaters, interviewed Silvia Mazzanti, product and sustainability manager of Save The Duck S.p.A., on their views on sustainable corporate governance and supply chain due diligence.
Roberta Casali, Tages Capital SGR
In light of the imminent entry into force of Regulation 2019/2088 (the "SFDR Regulation"), our Financial Regulation Managing Associate Samuele Manfredo Pio interviews Roberta Casali, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tages Capital SGR S.p.A., an Italian asset management company that manages infrastructure funds with a focus on renewable energies, currently the second largest photovoltaic operator in Italy.
Enrico Camerini, BlackRock
Linda Taylor, our Co-Head of the ESG group in Italy, in a conversation with Enrico Camerini, Director, Head of Institutional Clients of iShares Italia, BlackRock, explores the initiatives put in place by BlackRock and the direction of investments towards financial products with ESG characteristics.