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Fast Tracking Finance: The crucial role of investors and financers in the Climate Decade

Michael Cappucci, Managing Director, Compliance & Sustainable Investing, Harvard Management Company
Amy Davidsen, Executive Director, North America, Climate Group
Jonah Goldman, Managing Director, Breakthrough Energy
Alexandra Liftman, Global Environmental Executive, Bank of America
Mindy Lubber, CEO & President, CERES
Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Forester, LLP
Fiona Reynolds, CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Jigar Shah, Director, Loan Programs Office, US Department of Energy
Anne Simpson, Managing Investment Director, Board Governance & Sustainability, CalPERS
Dr Andrew Steer, CEO & President, Bezos Earth Fund
Tom Steyer, Co-Founder, Galvanize Climate Solutions
Jason Storah, CEO, Aviva Canada
Marilyn Waite, Managing Director, Climate Finance Fund

12:00 PM EST - 01:15 PM EST
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The renewed US domestic climate agenda will drive demand for green innovation and investments with new approaches to scaling up finance for climate-aligned sectors and infrastructure. According to a recent Princeton University study, Net Zero America, in order for the United States to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions economywide by 2050 it would require at least $2.5 trillion in upfront additional capital investment over the next decade. Yet, the cost for inaction and the impact on the environment, human health and the economy is immeasurable.

What the broader financial community does now will help determine the fate of the planet on which humanity relies. This session will explore the innovations and pathways needed for the financial system to accelerate investments toward a zero-carbon economy. 

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Date added: 16/09/21