Fostering green finance for a climate-resilient post-COVID-19 recovery

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  • Date: Jul 08 2020
  • Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Fostering green finance for a climate-resilient post-COVID-19 recovery

The COVID-19 crisis can be seen as a wake-up call for our social and financial system to be better prepared for the long-term climate crisis. Today’s financial interventions, while addressing the short-term health and economic urgencies linked to the pandemic, must think about the chronic climate crisis to design a resilient and green recovery. Forgetting of the global climate emergency in such a crucial moment for financial investments would mean to lose the opportunity to reverse the previous pattern, locking us into long-term unsustainable investments and moving the world away from the possibility to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals.


Massimo Tavoni, Director, RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) and Professor, Politecnico di Milano


Barbara Buchner, Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative

Ivan Faiella, Senior Economist, Banca d’Italia

Sara Lovisolo, Group Sustainability Manager, London Stock Exchange Group


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