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The International Energy Agency predicts 44 trillion of energy investment dollars will be needed to keep the average global temperature rise to below 2C above preindustrial levels by 2100 as set out in the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015.
Capital markets play an important role in achieving this goal. They can direct large-scale investments in sustainable projects: water treatment, waste management, renewable energy sources, clean transportation and others.
The Green Growth Forum discussed global trends in green financing: the role of green bonds as a key tool in the debt capital market, as well as the efforts of international networks and the financial sector in developing a low-carbon economy.
Representatives of Kazakhstani and foreign political circles, UN programmes, international financial organisations, financial sector of Kazakhstan, development institutions, business communities attended the Forum.