Innovate4Climate: Finance & Markets Week

Senior Analyst, Gloria Coleman will represent Climate Policy Initiative and The Lab at the Innovative4Climate (I4C) Conference during the following sessions:

Third International Dialogue on Enhancing Ambition (IDEA) through Climate Finance: Session 1 – Interests and concerns of developing countries in mobilizing private and non-sovereign finance to support NDC implementation and ambition

May 22, 9:00 – 18:00

Bringing together key public and private sector stakeholders from developing and developed countries, as well as international financial institutions, this dialogue will address how private investment can complement national efforts to achieve NDCs and enhance global ambition, and how new and existing institutions, including the GCF and its Private Sector Facility, can create incentives for investment that accelerates ambitious climate action, supports the achievement of NDCs, encourages innovation and technology transfer, and contributes to a shift in global financial flows over time.

Speakers include:

  • Nguyen Tuan Anh, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam
  • Alex Fisher, International Climate Finance and International Climate Initiative, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
  • Geoff Sinclair,CAMCO Energy
  • Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC
  • Sachindra Nath Rudra, Acumen
  • Jay Mariyappan, Sindicatum Sustainable Resources
  • Lydia Orial, President/CEO, Makati Phillippines, LGU Guarantee Corporation, Philippines
  • Maria Paz Uribe, FINDETER
  • Kamelia Naimi, Morrocan Agency for Sustainable Energy
  • Jiwoo Choi, Songdo South Korea, GCF Private Sector Facility
  • Silvia Calderón, Departamento Nacional de Planeación de Colombia
  • Christopher Knowles, Infrastructure Funds and Climate Action Division, European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Adriaan Tas, Carbon Africa
  • Carlos Finat, Chilean Association for Renewable Energies (ACERA)
  • Carlos Raul Delgado, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico

Private Sector Risk Reduction Mechanisms for Investing in Climate Action

May 23, 16:00 – 17:00

In addition to those products provided by development partners, the private sector offers a number of mechanisms to transfer risks, such as insurance products, fx hedging instruments, and third party guarantees, among others. Private sector representatives would be invited to present approaches and solutions, showcasing examples as to how they have been applied in the real world. This session will include discussion of those risks that are currently too costly for the private sector and yet are not being covered adequately by development finance institutions and identification of alternative potential models for addressing risks across portfolios of projects.

Speakers include:

  • Gloria Marie Coleman, Senior Analyst, Climate Policy Initiative
  • Luis Costa, Get2Consulting
  • Patrick Bürgi, South Pole Group
  • Ravindran Rathee, Principal, RR Corporate
  • Jay Koh, Managing Director, Lightsmith Group
  • Charlene Watson, Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership
  • Mark Ellis-Jones, F3 Life

More information: http://www.innovate4climate.com/en/agenda