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New life in G7 ahead of summit and developing green bankable projects

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New life in G7 ahead of summit and developing green bankable projects

Friday 11 June 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.23.5

Commentary: G7 finds new purpose as G20 takes back seat

By Mark Sobel in Washington

Over 11-13 June, G7 leaders are meeting in Cornwall, UK. This gathering highlights renewed G7 vigour and clout, with a UK presidency committed to action, the first public international outing for multilateralist President Joe Biden and increasing US and European concerns about Chinese and Russian behaviour. The G7 has found new purpose, even if its members have their own internal differences. Meanwhile, one hears little about the G20.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: Developing green bankable projects in capital markets: Driving greener investment

Wednesday 16 June, 09:00-10:00 BST

Kosintr Puongsophol, financial sector specialist, Asian Development Bank, and Paneeya Nitiwanakun, assistant director, Securities and Exchange Commission Thailand, discuss the tools required to develop investment-ready green bankable projects in capital markets. They explore the perspective of local currency bond markets, challenges and opportunities for central banks in driving greener investments and impacts on portfolios.

Register to attend here.

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