Events
EVENT CALENDAR
11 Mar 2021 (Thur), 15:00 - 16:15 h

Virtual Event: Beyond the pandemic: How can countries pave the way for a global green recovery?

The British Embassy Berlin invites you to their virtual Event: Beyond the pandemic: How can countries pave the way for a global green recovery?

As governments across the world continue to face the challenge of tackling Covid-19, the current crisis also presents an unprecedented opportunity to reboot global economies in a manner that builds more sustainable, inclusive and resilient societies, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. Such a global green recovery is an important focus of the UK Presidencies of the G7 and COP26, the international climate conference, in partnership with Italy who are also holding the G20 Presidency. Both Germany and the UK have taken domestic action to invest in a green recovery, but more still needs to be done at a global level.

How can the UK, Germany and other like-minded countries encourage and support other countries, for example big emitter emerging markets, to pursue a green recovery? How can we mobilise green investments at a global level? Which instruments are best to distribute mobilised capital efficiently? Which levers do we need to stimulate the renewables sector or support decarbonising industry? Join our virtual event, run jointly by the German Economic Institute (IW) and the British Embassy Berlin, to discuss these and other important questions around pathways for a global green recovery.

Progamme:
15:00 – 15:05:
Welcome by the British Embassy
Rachel King, EU and Economic Counsellor

15:05 – 16:00
Panel Discussion, followed by Q&A
Rachael Drake, Deputy Director International Climate Strategy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK
Angela Francis, Chief Advisor, Economics and Economic Development, WWF UK (tbc)
Dr. Joachim Hein, Senior Manager Energy & Climate Policy, BDI (Association of German Businesses)
Ingo Speich, Head of Sustainability & Corporate Governance, Deka Investment

16:00-16:10
Quick online survey: Which topics on a global green recovery should be addressed in more detail at future events?

16:10-16:15
Closing remarks
Dr. Hubertus Bardt, German Economic Institute (IW)

This event will be moderated by Dr. Hubertus Bardt

About registration:
Please register here for the event. After registration you will receive an email with the link to the event in MS Teams.

Events Overview ...

"Especially in difficult times, a good network is essential to meet the new challenges and find solutions. The BCCG offers its members a very good platform to exchange opinions and information beyond their own horizons and to discuss various topics."

BCCG-TestimonialHarry Rogasch
Vice President Liaison Office Berlin
Continental AG, Berlin

View more testimonials

 
BCCG British Chamber of Commerce in Germany
Carbon Neutral Organisation

BCCG works CO2 neutral. Operating CO2 emissions are compensated.

Member of
British Chambers of Commerce
 
© 2021 British Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V. | Friedrichstr. 140 | 10117 Berlin | +49 (0)30 206 70 80 | info@bccg.de
SIGN UP FOR OUR E-NEWS UPDATE & EVENT INVITATIONS:

NAME
EMAIL
We will not disclose your contact details to third parties.
An unsubscribe option is available on every email.
Code