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03/23/2018 - 03/23/2018 | Berlin

Closing the gap: Mobilising missing financial resources for climate change mitigation

Join us for a panel discussion with Norbert Gorißen (BMUB), Christine Majowski (GIZ), Jochen Wermuth (Wermuth Asset Management), moderated by Brigitte Knopf (MCC) and chaired by Christian Flachsland (Hertie School) and Hertie School students Racien Nowak and Jose Imer Campos.

As climate change takes a toll on the globe, the banking and finance industry is debating its role in the transformation to a sustainable economy. Both the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals point to the fact that innovative financing is necessary to counter the effects of climate change and shift to a low-emission economy. One study shows that $6.9 trillion is needed per year over the next fifteen years for infrastructure alone, to meet sustainability commitments. Join us for a panel discussion, which brings together public and private sector representatives and experts in the fields of green and climate finance to discuss how this gap can be filled. What links are missing in the current financial markets? How can more investment in climate finance in the public and private sectors be triggered?

This event is part of The Governance Post Event Series, a student-led public event initiative at the Hertie School.

Information on participating / attending:
Registration is required.

Date:

03/23/2018 12:30 - 03/23/2018 14:00

Registration deadline:

03/23/2018

Event venue:

Hertie School of Governance | Forum
Friedrichstraße 180
10117 Berlin
Berlin
Germany

Target group:

all interested persons

Email address:

Relevance:

regional

Subject areas:

Economics / business administration, Energy, Environment / ecology

Types of events:

Presentation / colloquium / lecture

Entry:

03/14/2018

Sender/author:

Ashley Bamford

Department:

Pressestelle

Event is free:

yes

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event60038


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