25/06/2021 at 10:00 – 11:00 CET
Event type: Conference
Policy framework of inclusive green finance, concrete initiatives and current trends in the field will be presented with a focus on emerging economies. The session will highlight the link between digital financial services and inclusive green finance bearing in mind economic recovery from the global pandemic.
Background on Inclusive Green Finance
While climate change deepens poverty, financial inclusion can build the resilience of individuals, either to a sudden and extreme climate event or the gradual effects of varying rainfall patterns, sea-level rise or saltwater intrusion. Savings, credit, insurance, money transfers and new digital finance channels provide adaptation strategies for climate change impacts.
Financial inclusion can also expand access to green technologies that help mitigate climate change. The cost of these technologies can make them inaccessible to the poor and MSMEs. Supportive financing can help, and central banks and regulators have been adopting a range of policies to expand access to green technologies and include the poor in the transition to a low-carbon economy.
In all of this FinTech plays a key role in advancing and enhancing inclusive green finance and this is an area of interest in the AFI network. Inclusive Green Finance is an evolving area pioneered by AFI Member Institutions implementing policies, regulations and national strategies to mitigate or build resilience to climate change. Inclusive Green Finance also plays a role in the implementation of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Agenda of the session
Introduction and Welcoming Remarks
Inclusive Green Finance
Q & A Session
Conclusion and Final Remarks
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