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Financing a sustainable and low carbon Indian economy

12:00AM, 13 May 2010
12:00AM, 13 May 2010
Mumbai, India
Financing a sustainable and low carbon Indian economy

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Through collaboration between the Indian Banks Association (IBA), The Climate Group, and WWF-India, this conference will bring together an expanded group of FI senior management.

The key topics to be discussed include:

Climate change action in India and worldwide

  • The role of finance institutions on the path to a low carbon economy;
  • Opportunities for involvement in climate change activities, domestically and internationally;
  • The political and regulatory framework needed for urgent scale-up of private sector investment in energy efficiency, low carbon infrastructure and RDD&D (research, development, demonstration and deployment) of clean technologies and renewable energy.

Sustainable lending guidelines for FI’s

  • Role of sustainable lending guidelines in addressing financial and reputational risk for financial institutions;
  • Implications of sustainable lending framework for Indian financial institutions .

Draft Agenda:

09.00 – 09.30: Registration
09.30 – 09.40: Opening Remarks
09.40 –10.00: Keynote Address

10.20 –11.20: Panel 1: Finance and Climate Change
11.20 – 12.20: Panel 2: Renewable Energy
12:20 – 13:00: Findings from the Best Practice Sharing Report

13:00 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.00: Panel 3: Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency Financing
15.00 – 16:30: Panel 4: Sustainable lending guidelines for Financial Institutions
16:30 – 16:50: Keynote Speaker
16.50 – 17.15: Wrap up & Close

Speakers: TBC

Organizing Partners:

  • IBA
  • WWF-India
  • The Climate Group

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