Climate business opportunities

Climate Business Opportunities
in the Middle East & North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

6 November 2018 - Room Noce

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Speakers:

  • Francesco La Camera, Director General for Sustainable Development, Environmental Damage, European Union and  International Affairs, IMELS
  • Sufyan Al ISSA, IFC Regional Head of Operations, MENA
  • Muneer Ferozie, IFC Manager, PPP, MENA
  • Christopher M. Cantelmi, IFC Principal Investment Officer, MENA
  • Alexios Pantelias, IFC Global Manager, Water and Energy

    The session will be moderated by Gherardo Vivarelli, Sogesid TA- IMELS (Finance/Private Sector Support), and Gabriella Rossi Crespi, Sogesid TA- IMELS (MENA Region Coordinator)
2:00 - 02:20pm

Network Coffee Break

   
02:20 - 02:30pm

Welcome & Introduction
Francesco La Camera, Director General for Sustainable Development, Environmental Damage, European Union and  International Affairs, IMELS

02:30 - 02:50pm Opening Remarks & Overview of IFC’s Climate Business Strategy and Portfolio (Sufyan Al ISSA, IFC Regional Head of Operations, MENA)
   
02:50 - 03:10pm Structuring Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Green Growth (Muneer Ferozie, IFC Manager, PPP, MENA)
   
03:10 - 03:30pm Creating New Markets for Renewable Energy, supporting Energy Efficiency (Christopher M. Cantelmi, IFC Principal Investment Officer, MENA)
   
03:30 - 03:50pm Exploring Opportunities in Alternative Fuels for the Cement Industry (Alexios Pantelias, IFC Global Manager, Water and Energy)
   

03:50 - 04:10pm

IFC-IMELS partnership: Energy Access (Alexios Pantelias, IFC Global Manager, Water and Energy)
   
04:10 - 04:20pm Q&A Session
   
04:20 - 04.40pm Network Coffee Break
   
04:30 - 06:00pm Individual B2B meetings