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Financial sector must respond to need for greater climate investment

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Financial sector must respond to need for greater climate investment

Wednesday 24 November 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.47.3

Commentary: COP26 must prompt action on net zero commitments

By Tamara Singh in Singapore

The capital and finance innovation panel at COP26’s innovation hub saw many challenges being put to financiers across the globe, testament to the frustrations of citizens at the perceived lack of effort. At ‘one minute to midnight’, lip-service can no longer be tolerated and the time has come for net zero commitments to be underpinned by action. We must respond and experiment with new mechanisms and operating principles.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: ESG investment, clean energy and infrastructure finance report launch

Thursday 16 December, 17:00-18:00 GMT

With climate change on the global agenda, investors and the financial sector are increasingly having to factor ESG into investment decisions. In collaboration with Mazars USA, OMFIF has authored a report on ESG investment, clean energy and infrastructure finance. The launch of the report includes an overview of key findings, as well as a panel discussion on investment approaches to ESG, data standards and the political environment impacting approaches to ESG.

Register to attend here.

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