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BNP Paribas sponsors Climate Finance Day & Global Round Table 2018


The 4th Climate Finance Day, a global event on sustainable finance, will take place from 26 to 28 November 2018 at Palais Brongniart in Paris. This year, Finance for Tomorrow, an initiative by Paris EUROPLACE, and the United Nations Environmental Programme, Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) are joining forces to organise the Global Round Table and Climate Finance Day: 3 days on “innovation and impact” around the world. The two events will highlight the most innovative initiatives to accelerate the financing and development of the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Climate Finance Day 2018

The 4th edition of Climate Finance Day will be driven by the ongoing and growing mobilisation of finance in favour of sustainable development in the world. This year’s event will also underscore the dynamics of global politics to honour the Paris Agreement and the EU action plan for more sustainable financing. Commitments and major achievements from private and public stakeholders in sustainable finance will be looked at. 

This year, Climate Finance Day will focus on progress in central banks and control authorities to make the global financial system more environmentally friendly. Climate Finance Day will aim once again this year to accelerate commitments in the financial sector and to make a first assessment of initiatives that are already under way. 

Global Round Table 

Focussing on “innovation and impact”, the event will highlight the most innovative initiatives to accelerate the financing and development of the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ground-breaking projects and innovations that contribute to addressing the challenges of Sustainable Development Goals will be announced and launched at the Global Round Table. This crucial initiative will identify the role and responsibilities of the global banking sector in terms of financing and defining a more sustainable future.

Key topics will include:

  • Integrating sustainable development in economic models, 
  • Scientific targets, 
  • Aligning financing with UN Goals for climate change and sustainable development,
  • Making cities resilient, 
  • Natural capital,
  • Human rights, 
  • Political initiatives for sustainable development.

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