RESILIENCE AS A BUSINESS: How the Private Sector Can Turn Climate Risk into Business and Investment

Friday, November 10, 2017
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FRIDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2017, 5:30 – 8:00PM

Hotel HILTON BONN, Bonn, Germany

Acknowledging the pivotal role of the private sector in mainstreaming adaptation and driving the resilience agenda, this panel will bring together corporate stakeholders and private investor to explore how to further develop the business ecosystem and support investable resilience solutions.

The panel will look at how private sector companies can attract financing and investments for their innovative solutions to climate threats; ii) how corporations effectively analyze and address risk within their supply chains, and iii) how financial institutions and investors can fill the financing gap and identify new investment instruments.

Preliminary Agenda includes:

  • Representative from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
  • Mari Yoshitaka from Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. Ltd.
  • Jay Koh from Lightsmith Group and GARI
  • Amal-Lee Amin from Inter-American Development Bank

We hope you can join us for this timely discussion and fruitful networking at the cocktail reception after this panel at 7:00pm.

The event is organized by PROADAPT together with the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. Ltd., and the Global Adaptation and Resilience Investment Working Group (GARI). The PROADAPT Program is co-funded by Inter-American Development Bank and Nordic Development Fund.

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