Bank of Ghana and Environmental Protection Agency participate in Green Finance Leadership Program in Beijing China

The program was co-hosted by IFC and the Tsinghua Center of Finance and Development led by Dr. Ma Jun (Special Advisor to China’s Central Bank Governor and Co-chair of G20 Sustainable Finance Study Group).

Key outcomes

  • Agreement on importance of developing consistent taxonomy to define and measure green finance. Working group convened for this
  • For Ghana, this presented an ideal opportunity for the EPA to understand the global green finance agenda, as it is a key player (alongside the MoF) in developing the financing strategy for the NDCs.
  • Nigeria was able to share information and lessons learned on their sustainability journey, and to gain insight as they benchmark the existing progress made and aim to improve on current practices.
Starts
December 10, 2019
Ends
November 07, 2018