The finance sector to step up efforts to combat climate change and increase investment in renewable energy, urges Nobel Laureate

kristy Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

80 days before the UN climate change negotiations the UNEP Finance Initiative leads the discussion with the finance sector at a forum in Mexico City entitled “The Financial Sector towards COP16”

Over 55 finance CEOs, Managing Directors and Heads of Sustainability join the Nobel Laureate in the climate change discussion

The private sector sees real business and investment opportunities

Less than three months before world leaders will meet in Mexico in attempt to negotiate a new global deal on climate change, leading finance executives came together in Mexico City, under the umbrella of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

The Bankers Club of the Mexican Banking Association (ABM) hosted 55 senior finance executives who exchanged views on the finance sector’s role with regard to climate change solutions. The event was co-organized by the UNEP Finance Initiative, the Mexican Banking Association and the Mexican National Institute of Ecology, and was moderated by Jessica Jacob, UNEP Finance Initiative Latin America Task Force Coordinator.

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