Carbon pricing and taxes are high on the sustainable finance agenda. Ahead of COP27, the International Monetary Fund is releasing a paper on climate finance, carbon taxes and their impact on accountancy firms. Bo Li, deputy managing director of the IMF, discusses the paper and the IMF’s role in advancing sustainable finance and the COP agendas.
Bo Li, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
11:00-12:00 (New York)
This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.
This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Sustainable Policy Institute. The SPI is a high level community which brings together central banks, sovereign funds, public pension funds, and their counterparts in asset management, banking and professional services to explore policy, regulatory and investment challenges posed by environmental, social and governance themes. See more information on OMFIF’s SPI here.
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