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Closing the Financing Gap: Investing in Natural Capital to Achieve the SDGs

July 6, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On 6 July (3-4pm CEST), join the GGKP for the webinar, Closing the Financing Gap: Investing in Natural Capital to Achieve the SDGs.

This webinar will launch a new report detailing the global investment gap in nature of over $750 billion per year for achieving related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

We will hear from experts with deep inside knowledge on the implementing solutions to plugging the natural capital investment gap. A panel discussion will focus on the financing opportunities for enhancing ecosystem services that nature provides during this strained time of economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speakers:

Janez Potočnik, former European Commissioner for the Environment; Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel and Partner at SYSTEMIQ

Elizabeth M. White, Principal Strategist-Sustainability, Sector Economics and Development Impact, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Ivo Mulder, Head (a.i), Climate Finance Unit (UNEP CFU), Ecosystem Division, UN Environment Programme

Anil Markandya, Ikerbasque Professor, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)

Discussion questions:

What are the investment needs to achieving the nature-based Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

From where will investment in natural capital come from to plug the gap?

How will natural capital investment ensure long-term economic sustainability and resiliency?

Register: https://ggkp.org/sdgncwebinar  |  6 Jul | 3-4pm CET

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Date:
July 6, 2021
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Financiado por el Ministerio de Ciencia Innovación y Universidades y la Agencia Estatal de Investigación,
a través de la Convocatoria: Maria de Maeztu 2017 (BOE 21/10/2017) siendo la referencia de nuestro expediente: MDM-2017-0714

©2008 BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change. Excelencia María de Maeztu.


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