Green Finance Summit 2018, 17 July 2018, London

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Green Finance Summit: Mainstreaming Green Finance will take place on Tuesday 17 July 2018, London.

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Drawing on the theme of Mainstreaming Green Finance, the 2nd Green Finance Summit will bring together high-level speakers to present keynotes on policy and regulatory developments that must be incorporated into the financial system and embedded through corporate governance.

On a practical level, how can we move forward and how are companies committing to the TFCD recommendations? Our first panel will open up the debate on governance, strategy, risk, metrics and targets. In the transition to a low-carbon economy what are the next steps needed to bring climate-related disclosures into the mainstream?

Green infrastructure financing is key to our transition to a sustainable and climate resilient economy. Our second panel will examine the investment case for green energy and infrastructure, barriers to capital flows and how global governments and investors can facilitate green infrastructure development and financing.

The close of the event will focus on leadership in global green finance. How are nations, financial centres and other institutions demonstrating commitment and stepping up actions in green finance? How can we accelerate the development of the green finance market at an international level and maximise the impact of the financial sector in achieving green objectives?

Keynote speakers include: 

  • John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury;
  • Rt Hon. Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth;
  • Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative;
  • Lord Stern, Chair, LSE Grantham Research Institute
  • Nick Bridge, Special Representative for Climate Change, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Delegates will:-

  • Hear first hand insights from Government, policymakers, thought leaders and experts in the sector who are driving policy and regulatory issues forward both globally and in the UK
  • Learn about the follow up from the UK Green Finance Taskforce; updates on GFI work streams, and how GFI campaigns to mainstream green finance
  • Engage with industry peers and fellow influencers

To express an interest in sponsorship opportunities please email.

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INFORMATION – On completing your registration you will receive an automatically generated acknowledgement email. Please ensure you complete your details fully. The Green Finance Initiative reserves the right to reject applications to attend the Summit. We will email you a reminder with event app details prior to the event. Registrations will close on 0700 GMT on Thursday 12 July.

STUDENT applications – We welcome students to attend the Green Finance Summit 2018. However we have a reached our quota of places which have been allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If you register after 01/05 we cannot guarantee you a place.


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