Green Horizon Perspectives: Unlocking Transition

Posted: 15 Jul 2021

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Green Horizon Perspectives Episode 2: Unlocking Transition – The Pivotal Role of Finance

The second episode in the Green Horizon Perspectives series took place during London Climate Action Week 2021 and focused on the pivotal role of finance in unlocking the transition to net-zero by mobilizing private capital into the real economy. 

This exclusive event was hosted in collaboration with the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) - a coalition bringing together Race to Zero finance initiatives across the financial system in partnership with the UNFCCC Climate Action Champions' Race to Zero campaign and the COP26 Presidency. 

We took stock of progress made to date – not least since the Green Horizon Summit of November 2020, where this topic was explored in-depth – but also discuss the challenges that remain as COP26 nears. Bringing together green finance leaders to discuss how to build ecosystems that accelerate our ability to finance green and green finance, with an emphasis on global collaboration.

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