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Global Leaders to Discuss Climate and Sustainable Finance at IFC Sustainability Exchange 2022

Speakers include Idris & Sabrina Elba, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, and many more.

Washington D.C., May 12, 2022— Join the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on May 18 for the global virtual Sustainability Exchange to explore how sustainable finance can help advance the just transition by prioritizing climate-friendly and social targets. The event will bring together forward-thinking infrastructure leaders and committed government officials; impact investors and civil society champions; women change-makers and youth influencers; climate visionaries; plus musicians, artists, and cultural icons—all lending their unique perspectives on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and building a better world.

WHAT: A public global virtual gathering of prominent voices in the sustainability and infrastructure space.

WHO: Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley; Idris & Sabrina Elba (UN Goodwill Ambassadors for the International Fund for Agricultural Development - IFAD); Katie Rae (The Engine); Alex Rendell (UNEP National Goodwill Ambassador for Thailand), Makhtar Diop (IFC), Hassanein Hiridjee (Axian Group), Stephanie von Friedeburg (IFC), and many more.

WHEN: May 18, 2022

WHERE: Virtual, register here  


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