A useful learning and networking opportunity for anyone interested in finance and climate: the Innovate4Climate free livestream on May 24-26. Here’s the description:
Examining the Interplay between Climate and Development
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 I 8:00 am EDT
The opening plenary of I4C brings together high-level speakers from government and the World Bank Group to explore how to successfully integrate climate and development objectives to shape a green and resilient future that leaves no-one behind. It will showcase examples of high-impact solutions being implemented by governments to transform their economies.
Putting a Price on Carbon to Reach Net Zero
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 I 8:00 am EDT
Day 2’s plenary will be held in collaboration with the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), to which the World Bank Group is Secretariat. Ministers, CEOs, and climate experts will come together to share their views on carbon pricing as a driver of decarbonization to reach net zero. Speakers will share their experiences of incentivizing action through carbon pricing and carbon markets.
Financing Transformative Climate Action
Thursday, May 26, 2022 I 8:00 am EDT
The final plenary of I4C will focus on the role of the financial sector to drive finance towards achieving countries 2030 climate goals and longer-term net zero commitments. Leaders from business and finance will discuss the tangible, proven solutions that the financial sector should be prioritizing ahead of 2030 and how longer-term pledges of financial institutions can be effectively tracked.