Ethical Finance Summit 2021

Jun 08, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021 | Online

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) are partnering with the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) to host the West Africa focus on Day 1 of the Ethical Finance 2021, GEFI’s annual summit, taking place 8-10 June.

This session, taking place from 13:00-14:30 WAT on 8 June, will be an opportunity for a local and global audience to explore the latest in sustainable and responsible finance in West Africa. Other sessions on Day 1 include regional focuses on South Asia, South East Asia and Australasia, while Day 2 looks at sustainability, including Net Zero and nature, and Day 3 looks beyond climate to the SDGs, social issues and leadership. This global summit will gather together banks, asset managers, asset owners, regulators and campaigners from around the world.

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 Selected Speakers

Day 1: Africa

Abdelkader Benbrahim, Making Finance Work for Africa

Jules Ngankam, Group CEO, African Guarantee Fund

Hajara Adeola, Managing Director, Lotus Capital

Day 2: Sustainability

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge

Elizabetha Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary, The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Bill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank

Day 3: Beyond Climate

Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Lesley-Ann Vaughan, Co-founder, M-Pesa

Sir Howard Davies, Chair, NatWest Group