Following the success of a new global climate agreement at COP21 in Paris, attention is now focusing on practical measures to mobilise the trillions necessary to deliver the transition to a low-carbon, green economy.
This year holds out the promise of being the "year of green finance". China has established a Green Finance Study Group in the G20 to be co-chaired by the People's Bank of China and the Bank of England, with UNEP acting as secretariat. Many other countries are driving forward progress at national and global scales.
The United Nations Environment Programme's Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry) is organizing two events in London and Washington D.C. to discuss its findings and the historic opportunities going forward.
January 14th, London
Jointly hosted with the City of London Corporation
Speakers at the event will include:
To request an invitation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 20 7332 1565
January 15th, Washington D.C.
Jointly hosted with the Carnegie Endowment for Peace
To request an invitation please register here.