2nd OECD Green Investment Financing Forum


Building on the success of the inaugural Green Investment Financing Forum in 2014, the OECD held its 2nd Green Investment Financing Forum on 19-20 May 2015 at OECD Paris. In this defining year for climate change policy and low-carbon investment, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed senior government officials and key actors in financing green infrastructure investment for a targeted discussion under the Chatham House Rule.

The Forum addressed new developments relating to green investment banks. It also highlighted promising investment channels with a special focus on green bonds and de-risking approaches to facilitate green infrastructure investment by institutional investors in OECD countries, emerging economies and developing countries.



First day - 19 May 2015
  9:00-9:10 Opening remarks by Mr. Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General 
  9:10-9:40 Keynote address by The Hon. Al Gore, Former U.S. Vice President
  9:40-10:40 Session 1: Public action to catalyse private investment for green growth
11:00-12:30 Session 2: Investment needs and risk-return profiles of sustainable energy investments: Market evolution
14:00-15:15 Session 3: Facilitating domestic green investment: Policy frameworks and public financial institutions
15:15-16:45 Session 4: The role of public financial institutions to enhance the flow of private green investments from developed countries to emerging economies and developing countries 
17:00-18:15 Session 5: Green bonds – mobilising the debt capital markets for sustainable energy
18:15-18:25 Closing remarks by Mr. Rintaro Tamaki, OECD Deputy Secretary-General

Second day - 20 May 2015
  9:00-9:05 Welcoming remarks by Mr. Simon Upton, Director, OECD Environment Directorate 
  9:05-9:30 Keynote address by Mr. Tom Steyer, Investor, Philanthropist and Advanced Energy Advocate 
  9:30- 11:00 Session 6: Institutional investor roundtable on sustainable energy financing
11:30-13:00 Session 7: The financial system and markets: Aligned with the low carbon transition?
13:00-13:15 Closing remarks 

Green Investment financing forum - pAST EVENTS

  • 2017 4th Forum
  • 2016 3rd Forum
  • 2014 Inaugural Forum
  • Related event: 2015 Workshop-OECD Green Investment Bank


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