Luxembourg Green Exchange visit for BSc students and alumni

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The BSc students and select alumni had the unique privilege to be hosted by the Luxembourg Green Exchange as world’s first and leading platform dedicated exclusively to sustainable finance! Launched by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange in 2016, it contributes to the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement.

Thank you to the Chiara Caprioli, Elodie Vandewoestyne and B.Paul Chahine for presenting the LGX’s mission, its key highlights and allowing our students to even visit the trading floor! We look forward to working further together to further contribute towards the academic excellence that UBI represents for our students!

Additional thanks to Giovanna Buischi, Bhanu Mishra, Feliciana Monteiro & Vincent Tam for coordinating this memorable visit.


Speakers’ bio

Chiara Caprioli, Head of Business Development and Sustainable Finance Expert, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Chiara Caprioli is Head of Business Development and Sustainable Finance Expert at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. 

With 20+ years of experience in business development, capital markets and sustainable finance, she specialises in the listing of debt securities, with particular focus on green, social and sustainable fixed-income products. Chiara managed the launch of the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), the first ever and UN-awarded platform entirely dedicated to the listing and trading of sustainable securities around criteria of enhanced transparency and disclosure in September 2016 and is currently in charge of expanding the company’s international recognition and client base around sustainable products. 


As a master holder in International and Diplomatic Relations from the University of Trieste and Erasmus student at the KEDGE business school in Bordeaux, Chiara is also certified in Primary Markets by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) as well as in ESG Investing by UN Principles for Responsible Investment and Certified Sustainable Finance Expert by the Frankfurt School of Finance. She is also actively involved in various committees and working groups in the field of capital markets and sustainable finance, a lecturer at LGX Academy and a regular speaker at industry events. 


Elodie Van de Woestyne, CSR specialist, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Elodie Van de Woestyne is in charge of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the LuxSE since December 2023. Being part of the Luxembourg Green Exchangeteam, she oversees the activities along LuxSE’s three main pillars: Climate transition, Education and Gender Equality. Within the Climate Transition pillar, she works on the sustainability report, the calculation of LuxSE carbon footprint and the achievement of the Net Zero emissions targets. She also ensures fairness, inclusion and respect through LuxSE’s gender equality initiatives and works towards establishing sustainable finance education.


After her double master’s degree in engineering and finance, she started her career as a consultant for 9 years, first within the strategy consulting practice of EY-Parthenon in Paris and then within the sustainability practice of Deloitte advisory Luxembourg. She has built significant knowledge of financial market’s sustainable practices.