On September 22 – 23, 2023, Colombia will unite an audience of government leaders, CEOs, investors, leaders of global organizations, civil societies, philanthropies and foundations, academic institutions and entrepreneurs at the 2023 P4G Colombia Summit to drive policies and climate finance that enable just country transitions to a net zero future.
The P4G Summit will be a solution-centric event designed to elevate and advance climate partnerships and early-stage businesses that can help countries deliver on their climate and development goals. It will focus on the three main themes of Biodiversity, Energy Transition and Sustainable Cities.
The Summit will showcase, accelerate and share learning on emerging investment ready P4G partnerships and businesses in low- and middle-income countries that have the potential to be replicated and scaled. Register here for the livestream of the P4G Summit’s solutions-oriented opening and high-level sessions.
You can access the livestream from 9am-12pm Colombia time here.
*The in-person Summit is by invitation only and confirmed attendees will receive an official email with their registration link. Livestream registration is open to all.
The Summit will feature 25 sessions including high-level keynote speeches, panel discussions and fireside chats across a range of topics within the Summit’s main themes. Check out a few session previews below:
High-level Panel on Innovative Climate Finance
This session will explore how climate and development finance can be used catalytically to spur needed investments in green growth and climate-aligned businesses. Speakers will highlight innovative financing programs that can support green businesses to accelerate the development of more sustainable cities, clean energy and systems to support biodiversity.
High-level Panel on Partnerships for a Just Transition
This session will explore what it means to have a just transition – what are the challenges faced by communities and workers, what are the opportunities, and how to ensure the benefits of a climate-resilient economy are distributed across workers, communities and businesses. Panelists will discuss different models for pursuing a just transition while protecting biodiversity, accelerating energy transition and creating more sustainable cities, using examples and learnings from countries such as South Africa and Indonesia, research by international organizations and the experience of the private sector.
The Summit will feature action-oriented accelerator roundtables, which will match specific partnerships and projects with stakeholders from the public and private sector and civil society who can help the project overcome barriers to its investment readiness. There will also be investor pitch sessions where green entrepreneurs will pitch their business solutions to potential investors to generate leads and receive feedback on ways to improve their business proposition. P4G partnerships presenting their solutions include:
Learn more about P4G’s partnerships here.
Forty-six heads of State and 21 heads of international organizations participated virtually in the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit. With a focus on the role of public-private partnerships in driving a net zero future, the P4G Seoul Summit showcased how P4G partnerships are accelerating green investment and innovative solutions centered on developing countries’ priorities. The Seoul Declaration endorsed at the Summit called for suspending public financial support for overseas coal plants.
Five heads of State and 800 participants from 53 countries attended the 2018 P4G Copenhagen Summit. With a bold agenda, it introduced P4G to the world stage as a platform focused on translating innovative ideas into solutions making a tangible impact on the Sustainable Development Goals and climate action. Participants signed the Copenhagen Commitment to accelerate climate solutions and reach the SDGs through partnerships.