EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti will join World Resources Institute (WRI) President & CEO Andrew Steer for a valedictory conversation after eight years—two terms—at the helm of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on 30 June at 16.30 BST/11:30 EDT.
During the webinar, Sir Suma will reflect on his time with the EBRD, the unique role of the bank in sustainable development and its past, present and future in confronting the climate challenge. Expert respondents will offer brief remarks, followed by audience Q&A.
Respondents will include:
Elizabeth Littlefield, Senior Counselor and Head of the Sustainability Practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, ex-CEO of OPIC;
Josué Tanaka, EBRD Managing Director for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change;
Leonardo Martinez-Dias, Global Director of the Sustainable Finance Center at the WRI.
This event is hosted by the WRI Finance Center.
The World Resources Institute is a global research organisation focussing on six critical areas for sustainable development in the next decade: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport. The WRI analyses and designs solutions for these goals through three centres of excellence focussing on governance, business and finance.