BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York


Breakout Session

Climate Finance: Moving Trillions of Dollars to Build a Thriving, Clean Economy

November 2, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

The transition to a thriving, clean economy will require trillions of dollars of investments to support the shift from a carbon-intensive to a climate-compatible system. The Paris Agreement, coupled with the growing volume of companies and investors deepening their focus on climate change, has created an unprecedented global market for low-emissions investments. How can the private sector move from bold commitments to concrete action? How can companies participate in this dramatic economic shift in a way that makes sense for them? The financial services sector in particular is well-positioned to drive and benefit from this global transformation. Join us to learn about the opportunities, challenges, and barriers involved in private-sector financing of the low-carbon economy.

Scheduled Speakers for this Session

Andrea Valcalda
Andrea Valcalda
Head of Sustainability

Enel SpA

Gireesh Shrimali
Gireesh Shrimali
Director, Climate Finance

Climate Policy Initiative

Hilary Irby
Hilary Irby
Managing Director and Head of Investing with Impact

Morgan Stanley

Laurence Pessez
Laurence Pessez
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

BNP Paribas S.A.

Emilie Prattico
Emilie Prattico



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