Building vibrant and robust economy that is socially-just and environmentally-sound is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. To address this gigantic challenge, there is an urgent need for transformative and demonstrative financing and investment opportunities.

THE CONFERENCE 2017 │ 13TH TO 14TH OF JULY │ GERMANY

Within the framework of the Global Sustainable Finance Conference 2017 to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany on July 13-14, 2017, delegates will have an opportunity to:

  • Explore ways for building effective partnerships between governments and financial intermediaries

  • Discuss innovative financial instruments and services to help create sustainable economy

  • Deliberate on policies and strategies to mobilize capital for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Share next best practices in climate finance

  • Examine financial technology solutions for creating inclusive and green economy, and

  • Meet peers, experts, bankers and sustainable development practitioners from around the world

Moreover, the delegates will also have an opportunity to visit the sustainability initiatives of Karlsruhe.

Discuss

The Paradigm Shift
Embarking on a Sustainable Journey » From short term profit orientation to long term success.

Future Proofing
Securing future market position by: creating the culture of innovation; responding to the challenge of change in the financial industry; and redefining success in the age of disruption

Explore

The conference offers a distinctive opportunity to explore:
The 21st century strategies and practices in banking and finance
Critical role of financial sector players in transforming the world
Leadership responsibilities and opportunities for financial institutions in times of depleting natural resources, rapid technological advancement and fast changing global political economy

Share and Network

Demonstrate your institution’s sustainability initiatives
Connect with people committed to make a positive change in the financial industry
Get valuable feedback on your action steps
Build global partnerships for your sustainability journey

The focus sessions will include inspiring, informative & engaging discussions on:

Financing innovations for sustainability
Latest developments in financial inclusion and SME Finance

Large-scale project financing for achieving Sustainable Development Goals
Green and responsible investments

GSFC | A GLOBAL GATHERING OF:

Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) Governments
Commercial Banks & Non-Bank Financial Institutions Microfinance Practitioners
Central Banks & Financial Regulators Other Stakeholders

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THIS GLOBAL CONFERENCE, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO:

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Revolutionary change is upon banking and finance

Karlsruhe: The Conference Location »»»

Message from the Lord Mayor
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Message from the the Deputy Minister-President of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany »»»

This global forum was launched in 2011 by European Organisation for Sustainable Development and the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia & the Pacific in cooperation with the City of Karlsruhe. It was initiated under the auspices of the World Federation of Development Finance Institutions and was endorsed by the United Nations Environment Programme - Financial Institutions (UNEP FI).