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UNFCCC COP25: Measurement and attribution of climate contribution to financier

December 7, 2019
Madrid, Spain
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Introduced by Massamba Thioye, Manager of Regulatory Development Unit, UNFCCC and chaired by Kirsten Dunlop, CEO, EIT Climate-KIC, this COP25 panel discussion topic was: “To shift from incremental improvements to transformational changes in climate actions, financiers should be incentivized to conduct green investments. This requires the measurement and attribution of their scope 3 climate contribution, a complex task that raises several new and challenging issues.” Speakers were: • Nancy Saich, Climate Change Expert/Senior Adviser, EIB • Mike Knight, Senior Adviser, Carbon Tracker • Simon Messenger, Director, 2 Degrees Investing Initiative • Simon Connell, Head of Sustainability Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank • Dennis Pamlin, Senior Advisor, RISE Research Institute of Sweden