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Market participants to build on promise of Paris agreement and COP26

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Market participants to build on promise of Paris agreement and COP26

Monday 13 September 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.37.1

Commentary: Public investors look to COP26 for climate progress

By Marsha Vande Berg in San Francisco

Institutional investors recognised early on the risk that climate change posed to their portfolios, which helped drive sustainable finance. Marsha Vande Berg, deputy chair of the OMFIF advisory council, spoke to Anne Simpson, managing investment director, board governance and sustainability at CalPERS, about what public investors want from COP26 and regulators, as well as what they can do to help fight the climate crisis.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: Financial services and transitioning to net zero

Wednesday 15 September, 14:30-16:15 BST

In partnership with the British Embassy in Madrid and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the UK, OMFIF convenes two panel discussions on sustainable finance. The speakers focus on how Spain and the UK can work more closely to deliver the COP26 private finance hub strategy, as well as a wider global perspective ahead of COP26 in November.

Register to attend here.

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