The Future of Climate Policy: The Financial Sector Perspective (UNFCCC COP 11)

,5 December, 2005 | MontrĂ©al, Canada The UNEP FI Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) held a side event at the UNFCCC Eleventh Conference of Parties (COP 11), and first Meeting of the Parties (MOP 1) in MontrĂ©al, Canada. The side event marked the official launch of the CCWG’s latest publication, The Future of Climate Policy: The Financial Sector Perspective (PDF: 1.4 MB). The event addressed the importance of future policies, and the need for certainty about the post-Kyoto framework in order to incite the urgently needed mid- to long-term investments in a low-carbon economy. The event also made recommendations on how international climate policy should develop up to 2012 and beyond. The event included presentations from the following participants, and a panel discussion:

  • James Cameron, Founding Partner, Climate Change Capital and Chairman, Carbon Disclosure Project
  • Perspectives on Future Climate Policy (PDF: 1.1 MB)
    Mark Kenber, Policy Director, The Climate Group
  • The Future of Climate Policy: The Financial Sector Perspective (PDF: 547 KB)
    Dr. Sascha Lafeld, 3C Climate Change Consulting
  • Helen Sahi, Senior Vice-President, Bank of America
  • Dr. Armin Sandhoevel, Head Carbon Risk/Reputational Risk, Dresdner Bank, Chair Climate Change Working Group, UNEP FI
  • Paul Clements-Hunt, Head of UNEP FI (moderator)
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