Written by Gregor Erbach,
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Two years after the Paris Agreement on climate change was concluded, world and business leaders gather in Paris today for the One Planet Summit, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron together with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Partners include the European Commission, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the OECD and the Global Covenant of Mayors as well as regions, cities and companies. A main focus of the event will be on innovation in public and private finance to support and accelerate efforts to fight climate change.
The agenda includes panel discussions on the scaling-up of finance for climate action, greening finance for sustainable business, accelerating local and regional climate action, and strengthening policies for ecological and inclusive transition. The event aims at encouraging public and private actors to develop new and tangible actions and…
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