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Published January 3, 2018

Circular Finance and Impact Investment

Transitioning to a circular economy will require major investments and financial capital. This session will discuss the role of international financial institutions in supporting circular economy as well as the opportunities for new impact investment tools and mechanisms for attracting private financial capital for the circular economy transition.

14:30 Introduction: Timo Mäkelä, Senior Advisor, Sitra​
Financing the circular economy
Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of GEF​
Impact investment and results based finance see presentation
Mika Pyykkö, Project Director, Sitra​
Panel Discussion: Are current financing instruments fit for financing circular economy? What role could impact investment and other new financial tools play in the circular economy?
Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of GEF ​
Rintaro Tamaki, President, Japan Center for International Finance​
Verónica de la Cerda, Partner and CEO, TriCiclos​ Chile​
Mika Pyykkö, Project Director, Sitra​
Massimiano Tellini, Global Head, Circular Economy, Intesa Sanpaolo
16:00 Session ends​

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