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In 2021, the Climate Investment Summit will provide strategic impetus to present global climate finance commitments and solutions. It will tackle topics from the perspective of institutional investors, public sector regulators and private sector business on investment opportunities in the green energy sector, business models and portfolio construction, financial vehicles for green investments and the required enabling environments for attracting finance.

Programme Day 1, September 7, 2021

09:00 am    

Registration

 

09:30 am    

Welcome & Keynote Addresses


10:00-11:00 am    

Opening Plenary Session
Making Net-Zero Finance a Reality - Cross-Sector Collaboration for Financing Climate-Resilient Development & a Green Recovery 

Panel on best practice investment strategies and partnerships to support the fundamental shift required to achieve 2030 climate targets and the net-zero transition. To achieve a whole economy transition — every sector will have to adjust its business models and develop and implement credible plans for the transition. How can public and private sectors collaborate to access the required financing and achieve both short and long-term global climate goals?

11:00-11:45

Main Session (1A)

Achieving the EU Green Deal – Europe’s Role as a Global Powerhouse

A panel session on how Europe can achieve the EU’s strategy to harness the potential of offshore renewable energy for a climate neutral future. The panel will focus on exploring clean energy infrastructure investments and business opportunities in Northwestern Europe and the North Sea.

11:00-11:45

Focus Session (2A)

Transitioning to Paris-Aligned Portfolio - The Role of Institutional Investors     

Session exploring the strategies required to align portfolios to the goals of the Paris Agreement. The panel will focus on the sectors, companies and asset classes that can provide the real economic impact, exploring the barriers, opportunities and best practice options to support portfolio transition.

Lunch

11:45 am-12:45 pm

12:45-13:00 pm   

Fireside Chat

Increasing Investments in Emerging Markets & Developing Economies

A fireside chat taking a country case focus to share best practice policy and investment models in blended finance to increase investment in emerging markets. 

13:00-14:00 pm

Closing Plenary Session (1D)

The Climate Decade - Reaching Positive Tipping Points to Reach the Paris Agreement & How to Finance Them

Session identifying global positive tipping points and how they can be achieved by governments, private sector including asset owners and managers and civil society to collectively scale efforts to tackle the climate crisis. Focus on how these tipping points can spark rapid change through systems to decarbonise and transition the world to net-zero, including the strongest drivers in the transition such as accelerated climate finance and enabling frameworks.

14:00-14:45

Main Session (1C)

From Commitments to Action - Financing Net-Zero Ambition

This session will explore how institutional investors can successfully translate net-zero emissions goals into practice. The session will focus on investor strategies and innovations to ambitiously implement short and medium-term plans to mobilise and align global climate finance at scale.

14:00-14:45

Focus Session (2C)

Building Back Better Together - Transatlantic Investment Opportunities in the Clean Energy Transition     

This session will highlight the increasing investment opportunities and strategies to strengthen public-private engagements between Europe and the U.S. The session will focus on best practices in energy transition and on emerging investment opportunities.

Break

14:45-15:00 pm

15:00-16:00   

Closing Plenary Session (1D)

The Climate Decade - Reaching Positive Tipping Points to Reach the Paris Agreement & How to Finance Them

Session identifying global positive tipping points and how they can be achieved by governments, private sector including asset owners and managers and civil society to collectively scale efforts to tackle the climate crisis. Focus on how these tipping points can spark rapid change through systems to decarbonise and transition the world to net-zero, including the strongest drivers in the transition such as accelerated climate finance and enabling frameworks. 

Networking Reception

16:00 pm

Key focus areas in 2021

All day event 9:00 am - 16:00 pm

Explore the topics for Day 1 below. Please note session topics are subject to change

Programme Day 1, September 7, 2021  

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 16:00

Networking Reception 

All day event 9:00 am - 14:45 pm    

Explore the topics for Day 2 below. Please note session topics are subject to change

Programme Day 2, September 8, 2021

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Climate Investment Summit 2020

Day 1Climate Investment Summit, 2020

Day 2Climate Investment Summit, 2020

The Climate Investment Summit promotes strategies to accelerate a sustainable future through public and private collaboration, and prioritising long-term green investments to support achieving substantial climate targets, whilst reaching post-pandemic economic recovery.