Nicholas Pfaff, deputy CEO and Head of Sustainable Finance, and Simone Utermarck are headed to UAE for COP28, where they have a full schedule of conference engagements, championing the role that The Principles play in the global sustainable bond markets, helping corporates and countries to reach climate goals.

Confirmed events so far:

2 December | How to finance a just transition with sustainable bonds – Simone Utermarck moderating – 📍FAB Pavilion, Green Zone, 4-5pm

4 December (Finance Day) | Turbocharging Sustainable Finance and Capital Markets in MEA – Nicholas Pfaff speaking, Simone Utermarck attending – 📍COP28 Presidency Pavilion, Green Zone, 10-11am

4 December | How to make the Middle East a hub for Sustainable Islamic Finance – Simone Utermarck moderating – 📍FAB Pavilion, Green Zone, 12-1pm

4 December | Closing the Climate Financing Gap – The role of Green Sukuk – Simone Utermarck moderating – 📍Islamic Development Bank Pavilion, Blue Zone, 2-3pm

4 December | Embracing Green Capital Markets – Nicholas Pfaff panellist – 📍Presidency Stage, Green Zone, 4:30-5:15pm

8 December | Transitioning the Finance Sector –  Investments for the Transition to a 1.5°C Resilient Future - Nicholas Pfaff moderating – 📍World Climate Summit, Conrad Dubai, 11:20am-12:05pm

8 December | Accelerating the Development of Sustainable Finance in Dubai – Simone Utermarck presenting – 📍DFSA Roundtable, DIFC, 1-3pm

8 December | Sustaining the Future of the Blue Economy – Simone Utermarck Panellist – 📍World Bank Pavilion, Blue Zone, 3-4pm


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