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The Future of Climate Capital: Blended Investment for Community Benefit

Hannah Corn Elemental Excelerator

Join us for an insightful session that delves into emerging financial models that pair transformative federal funding programs with private capital for community benefit. We’ll take a close look at the robust pipeline of climate-resilient infrastructure and technology solutions that are ready for deployment in communities and new partnerships among investors, lenders and philanthropy that can accelerate projects with impact.

Ambitious U.S. climate goals depend on reaching all communities and anticipation is building around the IRA’s largest financing program – the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. This fund has emerged as a tremendous catalyst even before the award announcement, sparking new blended finance initiatives for climate technology and infrastructure projects. These partnerships stand to benefit communities that have historically been overlooked and underserved, opening up the potential for economic opportunity, jobs, improved health outcomes and pocketbook savings in the clean energy transition.

This session offers a unique opportunity to look under the hood of the shifting landscape of finance, technology and climate resilience with key insights from industry leaders. Elevate your understanding of the transformative potential embedded in these financial instruments and be at the forefront of driving positive change in the evolving landscape of blended climate finance.

Track

Deploying Climate Capital

Format

Brief and Bold (1 Speaker, keynote style)

Speakers

  • NameMark Chambers
  • TitleVice President of Partnerships
  • OrganizationElemental Excelerator

Description

Join us for an insightful session that delves into emerging financial models that pair transformative federal funding programs with private capital for community benefit. We’ll take a close look at the robust pipeline of climate-resilient infrastructure and technology solutions that are ready for deployment in communities and new partnerships among investors, lenders and philanthropy that can accelerate projects with impact.

Ambitious U.S. climate goals depend on reaching all communities and anticipation is building around the IRA’s largest financing program – the $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. This fund has emerged as a tremendous catalyst even before the award announcement, sparking new blended finance initiatives for climate technology and infrastructure projects. These partnerships stand to benefit communities that have historically been overlooked and underserved, opening up the potential for economic opportunity, jobs, improved health outcomes and pocketbook savings in the clean energy transition.

This session offers a unique opportunity to look under the hood of the shifting landscape of finance, technology and climate resilience with key insights from industry leaders. Elevate your understanding of the transformative potential embedded in these financial instruments and be at the forefront of driving positive change in the evolving landscape of blended climate finance.

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