Ethical Finance Summit 2021
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.
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