10 November 2017
17:30 – 19:00 Business Hub, Bonn Zone IETA Room
Implementing the goals defined in the Paris agreement will require dedicated local capacity and nation- specific implementation to drive investment and financial innovation. Building off the preceding discussion, this panel will address the formation and role of national Green Banks (either purpose-built entities or adaptations of existing institutions) and explore how they can directly support and interface with pipeline development through responsive product development to address critical market gaps and drive public and private climate investment to bring these new markets to scale.
- Robert Youngman, Team Lead, Green Finance and Investment, OECD
- Andrea Colnes, International Director, Coalition for Green Capital
- Paul Bodnar, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute
- Jonathan First, Head of Syndication Finance, Development Bank of Southern Africa