GREEN TALKS

Climate Investment Platform

When: 15 December 2020 - This event has taken place. WATCH IT ON DEMAND BELOW.

Where: Online

Financing the green transition is one of the largest global challenges for the coming decades and we hope this webinar will be an inspiration to help new projects to get underway.

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To achieve a global green transition, large investments are needed to scale and accelerate the solutions and projects to be implemented. Solid financing models are vital if the green political goals for the future are to be reached. In order to limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the International Renewable Energy Agency estimates that global annual investments in renewable energy have to double from around EUR 280 billion per year today to EUR 635 billion per year towards 2030. IRENA, the Danish Embassy in Abu Dhabi and State of Green are organizing this GREEN TALK to discuss potential climate investment models and the platform IRENA has launched to scale up climate action and translate ambitious national climate targets into concrete investments on the ground, the Climate Investment Platform.

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Organisers

Programme

Moderator: Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green

09.00: Welcome and introduction by moderator

09.05: Opening remarks

  • Ambassador Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin
  • Francesco La Camera, Director General, IRENA

09.15: IRENA investment platform and paradigm shift towards a new RE era
By Ahmed Badr, Acting Director Project Facilitation & Support, IRENA

09.35: Fireside chat – using international platforms to catalyse investments in RE

Between Torben Möger, Pension Danmark, Torben Huss, CEO, IFU(Investment Fund for Developing Countries), and Ole Sørensen, Partner, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

10.00: Closing remarks

By organizing partners

Speakers

Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin

Ambassador, The Royal Danish Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Francesco La Camera

Director General, State of Green

Ahmed Badr

Acting Director Project Facilitation & Support, IRENA

Torben Möger

CEO, PensionDanmark

Torben Huss

CEO, IFU - Investment Fund for Developing Countries

Ole Sørensen

Partner, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

Finn Mortensen

Executive Director, State of Green

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