“Scaling Up Sustainable Finance”: Panel Discussion at the Arabia CSR Forum, 4 Oct 2023

10 October, 2023
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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.

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