Wall Street Virtual Green Summit Week Announced for October 5 to 9

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The Wall Street Green Summit will be held online from Monday October 5, 2020 to Friday October 9, 2020 as a virtual event. The Summit will be held on Zoom each day of that week from 11am to 1pm Eastern Time with 30 speakers over 5 days. The Summit now has a new business partner and new conference website at http://www.wallstreetgreensummit.com Each day will have a different theme from Sustainable Finance Mega Trends in ESG & Impact, Renewable Energy Finance, Technology Solutions in Energy & Agriculture for Sustainability, Impact Investing Funds and Cleaner Sustainable Technology for Climate Solutions. Each session will have 5 to 8 expert speakers per day.

The Wall Street Green Summit is one of the longest running sustainable finance events in the world and today announced that it will now be a virtual event during the week of October 5 to 9, 2020. Now in its 19th year, the Summit focuses on the acceleration of climate change solutions in clean energy, clean water, sustainable agriculture and waste to value. Investor interest has now accelerated in ESG and Impact Investments after many years of building out the market.

The Summit will focus on accelerating climate change solutions by the deployment of more capital in the rapidly growing sustainable finance sector. Specific examples of investment strategies and technologies will be shown at the Summit. This year’s Summit will focus on six Impact Investment funds all with different strategies in Nordic technology acceleration, ocean investing, thematic ESG investing and human capital investing.

Speaker Sessions include:

  • Katie MacDonald, NYSERDA Tech to Market group focusing on New York State’s Green New Deal implementation
  • Karl Andersen, Founder of AV Group Ltd, which is focused on ESG and Impact in scaling Nordic technologies in energy, food and water to global markets
  • Tim Hoffman of Columbia Tech Ventures will offer insights on The Latest Developments in Cleantech Investment

A growing number of responsible investors are now clamoring for more product to invest in to address the key sectors of the world’s economy impacted by climate change i.e. energy, food and water. The dire need to green the supply chain is focusing investors on scaling and commercializing technologies that will bring the world to climate stasis before it is too late. Impact investment in technologies and funds is needed to grow rapidly during this decade to address climate impacts.

Launched in 2002, Peter Fusaro’s Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge contact, the latest industry developments, and feature practitioners and leaders in the field of sustainable finance. The 19th annual WSGS promises to stimulate dialogue and offer solutions on distributed generation, the emerging hydrogen economy, where ESG and Impact investment is going, and how renewable energy fits into this picture as part of the energy transition.

For more information on the Wall Street Green Summit, please visit http://www.wallstreetgreensummit.com

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