Road Testing Workshop: SBT Methods for Financial Institutions

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ING Office, 10th Floor

1133 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

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The Science Based Targets initiative invites you to Road Testing Workshop: SBT Methods for Financial Institutions.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with Climate Week NYC 2019 and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit.

Please register at your earliest convenience. Capacity is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registrants must be able to attend in person. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Workshop objectives:

  • Inform financial institutions and other stakeholders on the feedback received through the SBTi method road-testing process for financial institutions;

  • Gather detailed additional feedback from road testers on draft science-based target-setting methods for financial institutions;

  • Collect input on options to address key technical issues such as data availability and accuracy, approaches to insure targets lead to GHG emissions reductions, and value of emissions-based and capacity-based metrics for target setting and internal decision-making.


9:30 - 9:45 am
Tea/coffee and registration

9:45 - 10:00 am
Welcome and review workshop agenda

10:00 – 11:00 am
Plenary session:

  • Overview of SBTi-Financed framework development process

  • Summary of road tester feedback

  • Presentation from financial institutions on their road testing experience

  • Q&A

  • Instructions for break-out groups

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout sessions on discussion questions
All participants are expected to join breakout discussions

12:00 – 12:45 pm
Buffet lunch

12:45 – 2:00 pm
Plenary session:

  • Breakout sessions report back

  • Discuss next steps in SBT-Finance framework development process and opportunities to provide further input.

The workshop will conclude at 2:00 pm.

Questions? Contact Yelena Akopian at

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New York, NY 10036

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