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Green Horizon Summit to accelerate the race to Zero, highlight innovative solutions

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Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, The Prince of Wales, during the „ Special Address by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales “ Session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 22 January. Congress Center - Congress HallrCopyright by World Economic Forum / Christian Clavadetscher

Summit on how to close the financing gap between net zero ambitions and reality hosted by the City of London Corporation, Green Finance Institute and World Economic Forum

All sessions livestreamed on the Forum’s website from 9-11 November

HRH the Prince of Wales and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon join leaders from business, civil society, and key international organizations including the ECB, IMF and UN to discuss key topics like ESG metrics, funding green investments and accelerating investment in green innovation

SAT, 07 NOV, 2020-theGBJournal- The City of London Corporation, in collaboration with the Green Finance Institute, and supported by the World Economic Forum, is hosting a virtual summit 9-11 November that will focus on the role of green finance in the recovery from COVID-19.

The Green Horizon Summit will bring together leaders from government, business, and civil society to close the financing gap between net zero ambitions and reality. Each session will help drive forward the role of green finance in the recovery from COVID-19.

The Summit will cover five major themes:

Reporting, Risk Management and Return

Financing the Energy Transition

Infrastructure and Green Growth

Financing Resilience and Adaptation

Nature and Net Zero

The Forum will host day three (November 11) of the Summit. This ‘practitioners’ day’ will focus on how to put the frameworks into place and funnel finance into a net zero economy.

It will feature a range of practitioners covering a new generation of asset managers, banking, big data, professional services to hear how we can make the transition a reality. The media can ask questions through Slido using the code GHS2020.

Key topics covered on this day include building common ESG metrics, shaping the future of work and skills of the future, and how to accelerate and finance innovation that will accelerate the race to zero.

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