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Private and public sectors join for inaugural summit on green financing and investment

The inaugural Cambodia Climate Change Summit 2021 (CCCS21) will be on Tuesday September 28 and highlight green financing, upcoming investment opportunities, emerging green infrastructure and unlock pathways towards unlocking private financing for business leaders.

The summit will host climate change experts, business leaders and the public sector to take positive action against the impacts of climate change and to showcase Cambodia’s vision for a sustainable future.

Allen Dodgson Tan, Director General of the Mekong Future Institute, the non-profit Singapore-based think-tank holding the conference said: “This event is set to be an important platform for discussing key climate issues in the Kingdom. The response has been incredible from the private sector, a key factor in moving beyond policy and to action.”

The timing of CCCS21 coincides with the opening of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. Private sector leaders and senior Cambodian government officials will be joined by the British Ambassador to Cambodia Tina Redshaw, the US Ambassador Patrick Murphy and the Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang.

Ambassador Redshaw said: “I am delighted that Cambodia is holding the Climate Change Summit ahead of COP26,climate change is the single biggest challenge the world is facing and requires collaboration between the public and private sector both within Cambodia and across the world. The event will energize ambition and show the opportunities for positive climate action in Cambodia.”

The conference will be organized along four themes reflecting a united approach to fighting the climate crisis.

The summit will be broadcast live from the Raffles Le Royal hotel on Tuesday September 28, participants will be able to join via live Zoom broadcast and can register free of charge here.

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