The 4th edition of Climate Finance Day will build on the steady and growing financial sector mobilization worldwide and on the political momentum following the Paris Agreement and the EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance. The event is the waypoint to take stock of private and public actors’ commitments and major achievements on green and climate finance issues. This year, it will focus on the progress made towards the greening of the global financial system as well as climate action in financial institutions, central banks and supervisors. The event will also highlight the next steps for climate finance development, by showcasing the development and outreach of innovative products, asset classes, and business lines in private equity and green loans.
About Climate Finance Day
Climate Finance Day is the annual flagship event of Finance for Tomorrow which aims to mobilise the international financial sector on the fight against climate change and to showcase innovative solutions provided both by public and private market players.
The 1st edition n 2015 at UNESCO Headquarters dedicated to the theme “shift the trillions” initiated the mobilization of the financial sector ahead of COP21. In 2016 the second CFD was held in Casablanca, just before COP22,to move forward especially in Africa. In 2017, the 3rd edition aimed at accelerating actions and commitments on the eve of the One Planet Summit held to celebrate the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. After the success of the 3 first editions, this Paris Rendez-Vous will annually take stock of the key achievements and the most innovative solutions on green finance issues.
About Finance for Tomorrow
Gathering more than 60 members and international observers, Finance for Tomorrow is the initiative launch in June 2017 with Paris EUROPLACE to make green and sustainable finance a key driving force in the development of the Paris Financial Center, in order to position it as the international point of reference on these issues. The development of green & sustainable finance should contribute to redirecting capital flows towards a low-carbon and inclusive economy, in accordance with the Paris Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Objectives (SDGs).