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Climate Innovation Summit - Mission Finance, Dublin 2018

Climate Innovation Summit - Mission Finance, Dublin 2018

Date of beginning

Tuesday, 06 November 2018


3 days






Sinead Marrinan


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Europe's leading summit focused on tackling climate change through innovation, Climate Innovation Summit (CIS). The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report has underlined the acute nature of climate change, calling for immediate action. The Climate Innovation Summit, by EIT Climate-KIC, Europe's innovation agency, in partnership with Sustainable Nation Ireland, offers a refreshingly positive and solutions-driven antidote to the doom and gloom. Rewiring financeThe fifth edition of the Climate Innovation Summit focuses on 'rewiring' finance – the innovation needed in the financial systems as a key driver of change. Expect a diverse and pan-European group of next-generation thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs sharing expertise and critical insights on everything from climate risk to climate opportunity, landscape and infrastructure financing to going beyond GDP. Immerse yourself in the world of investment decisions through a serious climate risk game; learn about the most promising and investible 100 solutions that can avert climate change; and experience award-winning designers Ecologic Studio's facade made from bioluminescent algae. Fresh perspectives on sustainable financeLeading economist Mariana Mazzucato will discuss value creation and the need for the state to take a more active role in 'missions' to address societal issues, while European Vice-President Maros Sefcovic will meet a range of cleantech start-ups. Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe will inaugurate the European hub of Financial Centres for Sustainability. Dennis Pamlin, RISE/Mission Innovation will present a new framework for investing in the future we want today. EIT Climate-KIC partners, alumni and will offer masterclasses, deep dives, pitching and workshops. The Climate Innovation Summit 2018 programme is intended to make space for truly fresh perspectives on sustainable finance. Don't miss it. URLs:Tickets:  Brochure:   Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Venue details: The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dame St, Dublin, DUBLIN 2, Ireland. Prices:Normal ticket: EUR 299.0,Gala Dinner: EUR 85.0.