Contribution to the webinar “Climate Investment & Sustainable Finance: What progress and insights for the CEE region?”


As a part of the CIC2030 project, Michaela Valentova, PhD and Agris Kamenders, PhD, contributed to the Webinar entitled “Climate Investment & Sustainable Finance: What progress and insights for the CEE region”. The webinar series is an activity of the EU Climate Investment and Finance Tracking Group. The group was launched in March 2019 by I4CE, WiseEuropa and NewClimate Institute at an EUKI-supported workshop in Berlin. The objective of this group is to connect and foster the exchange of knowledge and expertise between different types of actors (research, think-tanks, government, among others) on the finance and investment topics related to the low-carbon resilient transformation of European countries.
As countries move forward to implement national climate strategies, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) and more broadly Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), there is an increasing need to understand how to transform investment needs into capital raising and financing plans. Today countries in Central Europe are moving forward to collect the information and data to support this process. On the 18th December 2019, the webinar looked at the emerging insights from the CEE countries and how they are beginning to track domestic climate investment and finance. Experts will also discuss how CEE countries are integrating this into the climate policy planning process and implementation. The webinar discussed the best practices in assessment of current investment levels and supporting an increase in sustainable financial flows.



IKEM – Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility e.V.