CDEP Hosted Conference on Private Enterprises in a Green Recovery

CDEP Hosted Conference on Private Enterprises in a Green Recovery

Friday, December 10, 2021

CDEP hosted (virtually) the 3rd Annual Conference of the Private Sector Development Research Network on the role of firms in green growth. The discussions centered on issues facing firms in low- and middle-income countries as the focus shifts from immediate survival to long-term sustainability. Below are videos of several sessions. 

Opening keynote by Makhtar Diop, Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation:



Panel discussion on directions for research on private enterprises and the green recovery, with Seema Jayachandran (Breen Family Professor of Economics, Northwestern University), Arik Levinson (Professor of Economics, Georgetown University), and Susan Lund (Vice President for Economics and Private Sector Development, International Finance Corporation)



Panel discussion on Climate Adaptation Post-COP-26: Challenges and Knowledge Gaps, with Stacy Swann (CEO, Climate Finance Advisors), Rebecca Nadin (Director of Programme -- Global Risks and Resilience, Overseas Development Institute), and Amal-Lee Amin (Climate Change Director, CDC Group):



Closing plenary panel on the role of Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) in facilitating a private sector green recovery, with Nancy Lee (Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development), Marisa Buchanan (Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainability, JPMorgan Chase & Co), Andrew Herscowitz (Chief Development Officer, US International Development Finance Corporation), Hans Peter Lankes (Professor in Practice, London School of Economics)