Pre-COP28 Summit – Transforming Climate Finance

Thursday 9th November 2023, 1400-1800 (GMT)
1st Floor, London Stock Exchange Group, London

Session 1 - Climate Finance Policy

Session 2 - Climate Finance Solutions

Join us at the Pre-COP28 Summit – Transforming Climate Finance, where finance professionals and industry leaders will gather to drive the global conversation on climate finance. Taking place less than 30 days before COP28, this event presents a crucial platform for shaping the future of sustainable finance as the world faces unprecedented environmental challenges.

The Summit, to be delivered by GEFI in partnership with London Stock Exchange Group as part of the Path to COP28 campaign, is a high profile opportunity for the financial services sector to convene in London to review progress against the key outcomes of COP27 and look ahead to what might be expected at COP28.

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Welcome

Keynote Confronting or Falling Victim to the Climate Crisis?

Ed Davey, World Resources Institute

COP28 Climate Champions Finance Update

Puninda Thind, Climate Champions

Policy Fireside - Reforming the System to Catalyse Climate Finance, What can we expect from COP28?

Dame Susan Rice, GEFI
Emily Murrell, Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change
Sepi Roshan, Carbon Tracker Initiative

Welcome

Just Transition Presentation - Climate Finance Flows to Deliver Article 2.i.c

Nick Robins, London School of Economics

Finance Panel - Mobilising the Trillions Needed to Finance the Climate Transition

Adrian Rimmer, London Stock Exchange Group
Bruno Gardner, Phoenix Group
Vanessa Hodge, Mercer
Robert Spruijt, ING
Eva Cairns, abrdn

Close followed by reception drinks and networking

Event agenda

  • COP Update: Hear the latest developments from the UN Climate Champions team
  • Policy Fireside: Understand the progress that has been made since COP27 and what will the global stocktake at COP28 mean for finance
  • Finance Panel: Explore the role finance can play to scale sustainability solutions, covering disclosure, carbon finance mechanisms and access to finance

Indicative timings

  • Registration and networking; 1400-1430
  • Summit sessions (including a short interval); 1430 - 1630
  • Drinks reception; 1630 - 1745

Confirmed speakers

  • Puninda Thind, UN Climate Champions Team
  • Dame Susan Rice, GEFI
  • Adrian Rimmer, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Bruno Gardner, Phoenix Group
  • Eva Cairns, abrdn
  • Vanessa Hodge, Mercer

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