Europe’s Green Deal and Fit for 55 initiative are setting the stage for a new era within the EU’s mandatory carbon market. In this webinar, Francisco Benedito, CEO and Co-Founder of ClimateTrade, and Gregorio Gonzalo, Partner at Nfq Advisory, discuss how upcoming changes such as the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism are likely to affect companies within the scheme, and the carbon market in general.
Francisco Benedito, CEO and Co-Founder, ClimateTrade
Francisco Benedito is the CEO and Co-Founder of the startup ClimateTrade. One of the Top 100 worldwide Fintech Influencers for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Benedito worked in the banking industry for 15 years before founding ClimateCoin, the world’s first carbon crypto asset, in 2017. In 2019, Benedito founded ClimateTrade with the purpose of establishing an exponential company focused on sustainability. In 2021, he was recognized as one of the 100 Latinos most committed to climate action, in a ranking developed by Sachamama in collaboration with WWF, The Nature Conservancy, the World Environment Center and various other environmental organizations. And at the start of this year, Forbes Spain named him one of 22 business leaders most likely to create disruptive change in 2022.
Gregorio Gonzalo leads the ESG & Sustainable Finance branch at Nfq Advisory. With an international background in economic studies and passion for innovation, he has more than 15 years of experience in the consulting industry and is currently the youngest partner of NWorld, a global independent consulting brand. Gregorio is a firm believer in the transformative power of creativity, people, and the proud father of 3 future geniuses.