Finance for Climate Change: 2010 Opportunities in Developing Countries
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
The World Resources Institute and McKenna, Long & Aldridge, LLP will hold a panel discussion on the role of private sector investment in addressing climate change mitigation in a time of economic and policy uncertainty.
How is climate finance perceived by private sector investors post-Copenhagen 2009 negotiations?
How are existing multilateral funds contributing to climate change mitigation with private sector involvement and what will be their role with respect to international policy going forward?
What are the critical barriers to financing clean energy investments in developing countries?
Where are the biggest opportunities for public and private capital to mitigate climate change in developing countries in 2010?
Facilitator: Jon Sohn - Counsel, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Shilpa Patel - Head, Climate Change, International Finance Corporation
Jared Sarfaty - Director, Export and Agency Finance, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Mark Radka - Chief of Energy Branch, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics
Kristy Hamilton - Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment & Development Programme, Chatham House, UK
Member of World Bank - IMF Executive Directors (invited)
Cocktail Reception to follow.