“The Centre of Excellence will further position Ireland as a global leader in sustainable finance by developing the talent, knowledge and expertise needed by businesses. We’re seeing greater collaboration across both the public and private sector and internationally through organisations like the EU and UN. The centre is a key step in achieving Ireland’s climate goals.”
Paul Healy, CEO Skillnet Ireland
The Centre is the national lead on research, talent development and leadership activities aimed at supporting the implementation of financial mechanisms designed to facilitate the transition to a sustainable economy here at home and further afield. A key output of the national Sustainable Finance Roadmap, the Centre is supported by the Department of Finance, Skillnet Ireland, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Climate-KIC as well as key partners across the public and private sectors.
Members include AIB, Bank of Ireland, Davy, Deloitte Ireland, Eirgrid, EY, First Derivative, Goodbody, IDA Ireland, Irish Life Investment Managers, KPMG, Mazars, Maples Group, New Ireland Assurance, Permanent TSB, PWC and TD Securities.