UPDATED 13 December 2023


Catalyst Fund Fintech for Resilience Summit

15 Jul 2022 - 15 Jul 2022
12:00 - 14:00 (GMT) 13:00 - 15:00 (BST)
London, UK

Hugh Salway, Head of Markets at Gold Standard, joins as one of the panel experts at a roundtable at the Fintech for Resilience Summit to discuss democratising access to carbon finance. 


Democratizing Access to Carbon Finance for Startups and Communities
14 July 2022


  • Jane & Tyler Ferdinand, , BFA Global

Roundtable Facilitator

  • Tim Rann, , MCV

Panel of experts

  • Nick Hughes, Founder and CEO, 4RD / CaVEX

  • Kevin Imani or Olga Dyka, , Open Forest Protocol 

  • Hugh Salway, Senior Director, Market Development and Partnerships

  • John Mundy, , One Acre Fund (TBC)

Today, voluntary carbon markets (VCM) are growing robustly with demand far oustripping supply. New technology, methodologies and models have the potential to unlock carbon finance for a wider array of stakeholders. What are the points of entry for innovators and investors who want to bring a larger share of carbon credits to directly impact vulnerable populations such as smallholder farmers, women, and youth? What is needed to shake up the supply and demand sides in the VCM ecosystem for the impact trifecta of financial inclusion, resilience, and climate change?

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