Green companies seek ‘voice in the debate’ — EDF CFO

Girre, Xavier (EDF) from EDF press office 230x150
By Jon Hay
31 Jan 2019

Sixteen companies, all leading green bond issuers, have formed a Corporate Forum on Sustainable Finance. Electricité de France was the prime mover. Xavier Girre, chief financial officer of EDF, tells GlobalCapital why the group is needed, why he supports a green supporting factor and how EDF’s sustainable finance strategy is developing.

GlobalCapital: Why have you contributed to starting the Corporate Forum on Sustainable Finance?

Xavier Girre: Sustainable development is at the heart of our corporate strategy. We have a group strategy, CAP 2030, to be a leader in low carbon energy generation and develop services in our sector.


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