Climate Finance Insights – Series of Video Interviews

In the Climate Finance Insights” series of interviews, produced in collaboration between the ICCG and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), representatives of governments and financial institutions discuss financing needs, opportunities, and trends as countries work to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

These interviews were filmed at the sixth meeting of the San Giorgio Group (SGG), hosted by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) on May 8-9 2017. Representatives of governments and key financial institutions actively engaged in green, low-emissions finance gathered in Venice for frank discussions on the most pressing policy and investment issues related to increasing global climate action. The SGG is organized by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) in collaboration with the World Bank Group, China Light Power (CLP), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The adaptation opportunity

Jay Koh, Managing Director, The Lightsmith Group

Jay Koh explains the role the private sector can play in dealing with climate change, including disclosure recommendations and adaptation and resilience investment.

 

The role of multilateral development banks

Josué Tanaka, Managing Director, Operational Strategy and Planning, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Josué Tanaka discusses how multilateral development banks can help countries reach the goals laid out in their NDCs.

 

Supporting implementation of nationally determined contributions

Norbert Gorißen, Head of International Climate Finance, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

Norbert Gorißen explains what is needed for successful implementation of countries’ NDCs.

 

Green growth on the ground

Pacifica F. Achieng Ogola, Director Climate Change Programmes Coordination Directorate of Climate

Pacifica F. Achieng Ogola addresses the challenges Kenya faces in implementing its NDCs, including lack of data and capacity.

 

The changing face of Climate Finance

Barbara Buchner, Executive Director, CPI Climate Finance

Barbara Buchner reflects on what has changed in climate finance since the first SGG in 2011.

 

Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement

Barbara Buchner, Norbert Gorißen, Pacifica F. Achieng Ogola, Jay Koh, Josué Tanaka

Several representatives of governments and financial institutions discuss financing needs, opportunities, and trends as countries work to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement in a summary video.