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Green Horizon Summit - Tuesday highlights

Posted: 23 Nov 2020

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The world needs to chart a course for green and resilient growth. With ESG already delivering outperformance in the downturn, private finance has a key role to play in supporting the recovery and accelerating the transition to a low carbon future. How can policymakers and financiers work together to create green jobs and support the return to growth?

Watch selected keynote addresses from Day 2 of the Green Horizon Summit below. 

Catherine McGuinness on the role of cities in leading the way; commercial imperative to change and the urgency of action. 

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HRH the Prince of Wales on his ten actions to help move us towards a Marshall-like plan for nature. 

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Michael Bloomberg on the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative’s work on private sector considerations for policymakers, and an invitation for participants to comment

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Nicola Sturgeon on major commitments the Scottish National Investment Bank – with its primary mission to support the transition to net zero, and Scotland’s green investment portfolio.  

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Richard Curtis on the Make My Money Matter campaign and the drive to make people’s money work for causes they care about.  

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Rhian-Mari Thomas and Christiana Figueres on ‘stubborn optimism’ as governments worldwide seize the opportunities of addressing climate change with real ambition. 

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Bill Gates on Breakthrough Energy and the urgency of supporting innovative technologies to accelerate the transition. 

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Larry Fink on the investment industry’s responsibility to help clients navigate climate risk in portolios, and its role in bridging the financing gap. 

 

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Alok Sharma on the road to COP26, international finance as a theme of the UK’s COP presidency, and the commitment of the industry to helping us align with the Paris Agreement. 

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Green Horizon Summit

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Day 1

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Day 2

Day 2

Green Horizon Summit

Day 3

Day 3