Important notice

The material provided herein is for informational purposes only and is directed only at professional investors as defined by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MIFID). It does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any interests in the funds discussed or any related vehicles. The investor should make an independent assessment of the risks associated with making investments in fund units and to obtain appropriate professional advice where necessary.

Any such offering will only occur in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the offering memorandum pertaining to such fund if and when offered. The latest version of the memorandum is available on request from
info@inflectionpointcm.com.

 

My country/region:

 

Click here to see our full terms and conditions and cookie policy.

Enter

12 December 2015

Dinner with ideas at the heart of the UN COP21 process

Paris, 8 December 2015: Forty-plus investors, financiers, and policy specialists met at the Hôtel Le Meurice to discuss what a UN agreement in Paris might do for global capital markets and major asset owners — and vice-versa.

The Groupe La Francaise-Inflection Point Capital Management dinner was the culmination of a fifteen-month global conversation to bring together major players to discuss and debate the evolving low carbon investment theme. From its initiation in Tokyo in September 2014, and then through nine similar dinners and events during 2014-15 in Paris, Davos, Tokyo, London, Paris, Stockholm, London, Geneva, and Paris, the GLF-IPCM COP21 series saw 175 globally significant investment institutions, policy specialists and academics discuss how to mobilize capital for a sustainable, low carbon world.

In the immediate run up to the Paris dinner, both the GLF and IPCM teams had been promoting ideas that sat at the very heart of the UN COP21 process:

  • Groupe La Francaise Chairman Xavier Lepine published a thought piece (download PDF) promoting the idea of an Externalities Stability Board, of which a Carbon Stability Board would be a critical component.
  • IPCM Partner, and Founder/CEO of The Blended Capital Group, Paul Clements-Hunt, worked with the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, to conceive and launch the “Bangkok-Johannesburg-Blueprint” (see PDF) during Cities Day (8 December) at COP21. The Blueprint is a set of recommendations to mobilize capital at scale into climate-smart urban infrastructure.
  • IPCM Managing Director Gordon Noble moderated and managed the Bangkok “Blueprint” event and authored a 12-page thought piece to assist the UNSG’s Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance in planning the road ahead after COP21.

Latest news

 

See all news