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Economy 11:00 am - 11:40 am 14th June 2021
Timezone: BST (Europe/London)
In-Person Session

When private investment fears to tread: The role of public development banks

You can’t build a better future without taking risks. From financial and (geo)political leaps of faith to accepting that your return on investment might not be quick or even monetary — pushing private investment to drive and support initiatives can be a hard sell. Enter public development banks. Rémy and Matt discuss how the role of public development banks can guarantee progress, and point out where profit might not be (immediately) clear.

Rémy RiouxCEO, Agence Française de Développement and IDFC ChairpersonFrance’s Public Development BankMatt ReedGlobal Director of Institutional Partnerships and CEO (UK)Aga Khan Foundation
Silvia PavoniEditor, Sustainable ViewsFinancial Times
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