Climate Policy Initiative’s Senior Director Barbara Buchner spoke at the Innovative Development Finance Workshop 2015 “Transition to low-carbon finance” in Vienna hosted by Kommunalkredit Public Consulting. The event saw public and private sector financiers, managers, consultants and entrepreneurs discuss the most recent developments in public-private partnerships for climate friendly investments with a view to fostering interaction between the private and public sector financiers and actors.
The event informed the audience on:
- Recent developments in innovative financing for climate change, specifically tools and instruments developed by international financial institutions and other public sector actors that aim to catalyze private sector investments
- Understanding private sector investor interests and capacity to work with the public sector on climate mitigation, adaptation, and other environment-friendly projects
- The recent growth and popularity of green bonds and its future as a mainstream investment product