Dr. Nasser Saidi joined a panel discussion titled “Scaling Up Sustainable Finance”, at the Arabia CSR Forum held in Dubai on 3-4 October 2023.
In the Climate Finance panel, Dr. Saidi advocated:
o Speeding up investment in clean energy technology, enhance energy efficiency, & form innovative partnerships.
o Establish a MENA Climate Bank focusing on de-risking private sector investment and promoting regional climate technologies.
o Scaling up of innovative financial instruments like Green Sukuk, green bonds, green insurance, and exploring the role of Fintech in green finance.
o Focus on nurturing energy startups and building a conducive environment for green innovative entrepreneurs.