The City of London Corporation, in collaboration with the Green Finance Institute, and supported by the World Economic Forum, is hosting a virtual summit 9-11 November that will focus on the role of green finance in the recovery from COVID-19.
The Green Horizon Summit will bring together leaders from government, business, and civil society to close the financing gap between net zero ambitions and reality. Each session will help drive forward the role of green finance in the recovery from COVID-19.
The Summit will cover five major themes:
– Reporting, Risk Management and Return
– Financing the Energy Transition
– Infrastructure and Green Growth
– Financing Resilience and Adaptation
– Nature and Net Zero
All sessions will be livestreamed and captioned. Session recordings and videos will be uploaded to the Forum’s YouTube channel.
The Forum will host day three (November 11) of the Summit. This ‘practitioners’ day’ will focus on how to put the frameworks into place and funnel finance into a net zero economy. It will feature a range of practitioners covering a new generation of asset managers, banking, big data, professional services to hear how we can make the transition a reality. The media can ask questions through Slido using the code GHS2020.
Key topics covered on this day include building common ESG metrics, shaping the future of work and skills of the future, and how to accelerate and finance innovation that will accelerate the race to zero.