UPDATED 29 January 2024


IUCN Congress: Pathways to scaling up finance for nature

07 Sep 2021 - 07 Sep 2021
07:00 - 08:30 (GMT) 09:00 - 10:30 (CEST)
Marseille, France
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Gold Standard‚ CEO, Margaret Kim, will discuss the importance of impact certification in assessing real progress toward climate, biodiversity and other Sustainable Development Goals, highlighting the case study of the Subnational Climate Finance initiative, in a session hosted by IUCN focused on providing insights on how private sector financing can be increased to maximise global environment benefits. The panelists will provide their insights, answering:

  • Is today's climate and nature finance effective?
  • Under which conditions does it help transform the management of land and seascapes and food production, urban and energy systems so that we shift to low-carbon, sustainable pathways?
  • What are the promising strategies to shift the private sector's interest at scale?
  • Dorothée Herr, Manager, Oceans and Climate Change – IUCN

  • Jurgis Sapijanskas, Senior Biodiversity Specialist, GEF

  • Stewart Maginnis, Deputy Director General, Programme, IUCN

  • Vincent Gradt, Managing Director, Mirova Natural Capital 

  • Margaret N. Kim, Chief Executive Officer

  • Ivo Mulder, Head Climate Finance Unit, UNEP

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