This event discussed how global sustainable finance architecture reforms and development of the innovative financing tools and processes can help unlock climate finance, and what impact they would have on emerging markets, global and national development/climate agenda. The event showcased how the World Bank Group is working with global partners to build an enabling framework to leverage climate finance for emerging market and developing economies (including International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and Network for Greening Financial Sector (NGFS)), and provided regional examples related to the implementation of these reforms in the context of the specific initiatives and projects.
Mari Pangestu Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank
Ed Mountfield Vice President, Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS), World Bank
Gabriel Yorio González Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico
Nevine Mansour Adviser to the Vice Minister of Finance for Fiscal Policies, Ministry of Finance, Egypt
Mardi McBrien Director of Strategic Affairs, IFRS Foundation, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
Najwa Mouhaouri Head of Green Finance Unit, Bank Al-Maghrib
Dr. Sabine Mauderer Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank and upcoming Chair, Greening the Financial System (NGFS)