International Finance Corporation joins World Climate SummitUnited Kingdom
World Climate Summit
September 20, 2010 - London, New York, Copenhagen, Mexico City, Aspen, Beijing, Brussels,
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) (www.ifc.org), the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries has joined the World Climate Summit as a Founding Partner.
This partnership includes co-promoting, co-designing the programme, and co-inviting IFC's key stakeholders to the World Climate Summit.
Michael Mathres, Founder, World Climate Summit said, "IFC is key to bridging the gap between public and private finance, and scaling a global green economy, in particular, in the developing world. Therefore we are delighted to have them on board as a Founding Partner to deliver the necessary private/public financing partnerships at the World Climate Summit.”
About The International Finance Corporation: (www.ifc.org) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. We create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. We do so by providing financing to help businesses employ more people and supply essential services, by mobilizing capital from others, and by delivering advisory services to ensure sustainable development. In a time of global economic uncertainty, our new investments climbed to a record $18 billion in fiscal 2010. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
About the World Climate Summit: In partnership with CNN International, TIME, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal Europe, Dow Jones, E!Sharp, The Climate Group, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, The World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Carbon Disclosure Project, ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), Bright Green and the Mexican Government's ProMexico, The World Climate Summit WCS (www.worldclimatesummit.com) 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 finance, implement and scale, 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
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