29.04.2020 | Petersberg Climate Dialogue Digital | Conference / Convention

Financing Climate Ambition in the context of COVID-19

29 Apr
Venue Video conference
Time 13:00 - 15:00

Please note, this event is in the past.

Germany, the United Kingdom, and Climate Policy Initiative will also co-host a virtual Petersberg Climate Dialogue side meeting on Wednesday, April 29 13:00-15:00 CEST, "Financing Climate Ambition in the context of COVID-19." This session will bring together high-level representatives and practitioners from the public and private sector to discuss how, in the run up to COP26, finance can support a green economic recovery and foster ambitious climate action.

State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth and his British colleague Lord Callanan took part

Other participants :

  • Tosca Barucco, Special Envoy for COP26, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Italy
  • Barbara Buchner, Global Managing Director of Climate Policy Initiative | @bbuchner13 & @climatepolicy
  • Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, Prime Minister’s Finance Adviser for COP26, and former Governor, Bank of England
  • Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Jamaica | @DrNigelClarkeJa
  • Patrick Dlamini, CEO, Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Frank Elderson, Executive Board Member, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V. and Chair, Network for Greening of the Financial System | @DNB_NL & @FrankElderson
  • Larry Fink, CEO, BlackRock | @blackrock
  • Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund | @KGeorgieva & @IMFNews
  • Yannick Glemarec, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund | @yannickglemarec & @theGCF
  • Alzbeta Klein, Director and Global Head of Climate Business, International Finance Corporation | @AlzbetaKlein & @IFC_org
  • Rachel Kyte, Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, former special representative of the UN Secretary-General and CEO of SEforALL | @rkyte365 & @FletcherSchool
  • Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and adviser to the UK COP26 Presidency | @lordstern1 & @GRI_LSE
  • Günther Thallinger, Member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE, Investment Management, ESG and member of Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance | @Allianz