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Latin American Banking Association Joins the World Climate Summit

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FELABAN ( the Latin American Banking Association representing more than 500 banks in 19 Latin American countries has joined the World Climate Summit.

FELABAN said, "Conscious of the important role that the banking sector plays within sustainable development, FELABAN has decided to join the World Climate Summit. We strongly believe that if we build a solid and close relationship between private and public sector, we will be able to accomplish the sustainable development initiatives in a global way. The WCS aims to link together different institutions and organizations, both public and private, so that they can exchange ideas, best practices and learn from each other’s experience and knowledge."

Michael Mathres, World Climate Summit said, "Bringing the Latin American investment community to the World Climate Summit will accelerate financial solutions to climate change. We are delighted to have FELABAN on board.”

About FELABAN: The LATIN AMERICAN BANKING FEDERATION - FELABAN ( is a non-profit entity created in Mar del Plata, Argentina in 1965 by the banking associations and other agencies of 19 Latin American countries, encompassing over 500 regional banks.

FELABAN´s objectives include:

· To promote and facilitate the contact, understanding and direct relationships between the financial entities in Latin America, irrespective of the internal political issues of each country.

· To contribute to, by means of its technical services, the coordination of criteria and to the unification of general banking and financial usage and practices in Latin America.

· To cooperate, within the scope of its own activities, a more efficient economic development in Latin American countries and to the economic integration movements in which they participate.

· To endeavor by all means available to promote the development and well being of the countries where its members reside.

· To procure a greater financial deepening and a greater access to financial services for populations with low incomes as a way to contribute towards the reduction of poverty in Latin American countries

About the World Climate Summit: In partnership with CNN International, TIME, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal Europe, Dow Jones, E!Sharp, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, The World Bank, Carbon Disclosure Project, ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), Bright Green and the Mexican Government's ProMexico, The World Climate Summit WCS ( is the business conference accelerating solutions to climate change during the UNFCCC COP 16, Cancun, Mexico. The World Climate Summit will convene the world’s leading businesses, financiers, and governments, so that they can collaborate, innovate, and finance, local and global solutions. This high-profile 2-day summit will take place on December 4-5th at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mexico. The World Climate Summit is an initiative managed by World Climate Ltd.

The World Climate Summit is convening the most comprehensive coalition of industries and investors which currently includes:

For more information about the World Climate Summit please contact World Climate Ltd: +45 33 88 5150

The World Climate Summit is an initiative owned and managed by World Climate Ltd. A private company registered in England and Wales No. 07186968.

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