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Finance for Nature Virtual Global Series
July 20, 2020 - July 21, 2020
Join us to for the launch of the virtual Finance for Nature Virtual Global Series that aims to raise ambition on nature-based finance in preparation for the Climate and Biodiversity COPs 2021.
The kick-off sessions on 20-21 July 2020 will bring together industry champions from finance, corporations, and standard-setting regulators to raise awareness and drive practical action to finance nature. The Series is delivered by UNDP, UNEP and the Scottish Government-backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative in partnership with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform and Climate Advisers. With nature loss representing a top-five global risks in terms of likelihood and impact over the next 10 years, join us in July as we ask the world’s leading experts the questions that need to be addressed to mitigate the risk and cease the opportunities.
Monday, 20 July @ 9-11AM EST/2-4PM BST: How can we get nature on the finance agenda and position nature in a green recovery?
Join Ceres, ING, Mirova, Nest Pensions and Swiss Re to discuss how the finance community can work across coalitions to accelerate nature-friendly investments to unlock the climate and biodiversity crises and ensure a green economic recovery. UNEP’s Inger Andersen, UNDP’s Achim Steiner and DNB’s Olaf Sleijpen will frame this session.
Tuesday, 21 July @ 9-11AM EST/2-4PM BST: How can disclosure of nature-related financial risks open the door to sustainable financing?
Join a dynamic dialogue on how nature can be embedded as part of ESG risk disclosure, as well as offer exciting investment opportunities that deliver for people and the planet. Lord Goldsmith will kick off this discussion with an inspiring keynote, followed by BNP Paribas, Rabobank, Willis Tower Watson, IIF and Climate Advisers