Financing a climate-neutral economy

Private finance will be crucial for the transition towards a climate neutral economy. The Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, in partnership with the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), invites you to an event discussing ways of unlocking private finance in the context of the EU’s 2050 Long Term Vision.


10.30 Registration and coffee
11.00 Welcome and scene-setting
Ms Terhi Lehtonen, State Secretary of the Environment and Climate Change, Finland
11.20 Opening remarks
Ms Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO, IIGCC
11.40 Panel discussion
Ms Yvon Slingenberg, Director, International, Mainstreaming and Policy Coordination, DG Climate Action
Ms Tatiana Bosteels, Director Responsibility for Private Markets, Hermes Investment Management
Ms Constance Kann, Director, Institutional Relations and Public Affairs, European Investment Bank
12.30 Q&A with the audience
12.50 Closing remarks
13.00 A light lunch will be served following the event