The Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) held its ninth bi-annual Advisory Council (AC) meeting in Washington on April 10, 2019. It was attended by 110 participants, including representatives of Advisory Partners, Technical Partners, Funding Partners, and a number of observers and speakers.
The meeting was chaired by Rajeev Kannan, Executive Officer, Head of Investment Banking Asia, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) with special remarks from Jingdong Hua, Vice President and Treasurer, World Bank and Makhtar Diop, Vice President for Infrastructure, World Bank. The meeting featured updates on the GIF, panel discussions on disruptive technology and credit enhancements for low carbon infrastructure, a conversation on the Amundi Planet Emerging Green One (EGO), the world’s largest targeted green bond fund focused on emerging markets, Country Spotlights sessions on Uzbekistan and Brazil, and a presentation on ESG and sustainable standards by S&P Global.
AC Meeting April 2019 - Agenda
AC Meeting April 2019 - Summary
AC Meeting April 2019 - Highlight Video