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Funding Energy Transition for Myanmar - A Green Recovery?


The Paris Agreement created an impetus to accelerate investments, both public and private, to put the world on a path to sustainable growth. Globally, this transition will require trillions to be invested in green infrastructure by 2030, with most of the demand for financing coming from developing countries.


A model pioneered in the UK, green banks, are financing vehicles that can foster greater collaboration between government and private investors. A low carbon development strategy, backed by a green bank, will not only create investment opportunities for the private sector: it can be a catalyst for building capability – allowing countries to develop their own expertise to drive a low-carbon, climate-resilient transition that is completely aligned with the local context.


Gavin will discuss the lessons learned from developing the UK Green Investment Bank, it's work in Mongolia, and why he thinks this model could support the low carbon transition in Myanmar.


This event has been brought to you by the British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar, Energy Working Group. If you have any questions for the Chairman please contact Neil Carmichael on neil.carmichael@britishchambermyanmar.com


Date: Wednesday 27th May, 2020


Time: 14.30 until 15.30

Venue: This event will be run as a Webinar

Access: You will be sent the link to attend 24 hours in advance


Cost to Members: FOC

Cost to Non-members: $5


Cancellation Policy

If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your place at least 48 hours in advance. All no-shows will be charged the entry fee.

May 27, 2020

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Speakers

  • Gavin Templeton (Head of Sustainable Finance at Green Investment Group)

    Gavin Templeton

    Head of Sustainable Finance at Green Investment Group

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