Video series: Perspectives on green finance and investment

Leading actors across the green finance and investment community give their perspectives on what has to be done to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the broader set of environmental objectives linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Key steps to reaching climate objectives in cities

Carl Pope, Senior Adviser to Michael Bloomberg, UN Envoy for Cities and Climate, and former Executive Director, Sierra Club, explains how we can reach our climate objectives. 

Mobilising private investment via public sector investments

Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility (GEF), talks about what public institutions are doing to mobilise private investment

Infrastructure investment in Asia

Diwakar Gupta, Vice President, Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations, ADB, explains infrastructure investment for a low-carbon transition in Asia.

Role of banks to support the low-carbon transition

Nathalie Jaubert, Deputy Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), BNP Paribas explains what role can banks play in supporting the low-carbon transition?

China's shift to a low-carbon economy 

Chai Qimin, Director of International Cooperation, NCSC, NDRC, China, explains how China can shift away from the use of coal. 

Moving towards more robust climate disclosure

Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive, ShareAction, explains climate disclosure.

Top priorities for people following responsible investment issues

Hugh Wheelan, Co-founder and Managing Editor of, talks about what responsible investors are looking for.

OECD’s policy dialogues on green finance and investment

Geraldine Ang, OECD Policy Analyst, explains how the OECD can help support the transition to a green, low-carbon emissions and climate-resilient global economy?

Investment for the low-carbon transition in Europe

Christian Thimann, Group Head of Regulation, Sustainability and Insurance Foresight, AXA, explains investment for the low-carbon transition in Europe.

India's low-carbon renewable energy

KS Popli, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) explains what is IREDA’s role in scaling up India’s low-carbon renewable energy?

Renewable energy in South Africa 

Penny Herbst, Non Executive Director of Africa GreenCo., explains what South Africa is doing to take advantage of its vast renewable energy potential.

Key steps in providing renewable energy 

Georgina Grenon, Director, 100% Renewable Energy Solutions, ENGIE, explains what government can do to provide investment-grade domestic policy framework for renewable energy.

Next steps for green finance in Brazil 

Marcelo Allain, Director, BR Infra Group, explains how green transportation projects can attract private investment.

Addressing green finance challenges in developing countries, Naeeda Crishna Morgado

Naeeda Crishna Morgado, OECD Policy Analyst, explains  how the OECD help developing countries and emerging economies address the challenges of green finance and investment.