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What’s next after COP 26? How do we achieve climate justice for women?

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Hear about the outcome of COP26 and the challenges faced by women in the developed world and Africa in achieving climate justice.

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We will hear first from Mike Wilkins, Executive Director/Professor of Practice in the Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial College Business School, with extensive experience of COP and the financial issues involved in climate change. He will speak about what progress was achieved at COP26 in Glasgow and what key challenges remain.

Previously Mike was the Global Head of Sustainable Finance Analytics & Research for S&P Global Ratings, one of the 4 international ratings companies, where he had global responsibility for thought leadership, strategy and execution in Sustainable Finance. He has also been a member of the FSB Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG), the advisory council of the Smith School Sustainable Finance Programme and the Climate Bonds Initiative.


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Our second speaker is Mrs Estherine Lisinge-Fotabong, Director of Programme Implementation and Coordination at the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. She will talk about the impact of climate change in Africa, the specific issues facing women in particular and the financial aid needed to achieve climate justice.

NEPAD is the New Partnership for Africa’s Development – click here for more – and please click here to download her impressive biography.


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You can find out more about this event here: sigbi.org/st-albans-and-district/2021/24jan/

All are welcome, we will give an especially warm welcome to guests.

There is no charge for this event but during registration you will be invited to make a voluntary donation to the Club’s tree planting project. Soroptimist Clubs around the world have been marking the centenary of the organisation with tree planting initiatives – click here to read more www.sigbi.org/soroptimistcentenary2021/a-brilliant/planting-trees-for-a-brilliant-future

You can also donate via the Soroptimist International St Albans & District website by clicking here www.sigbi.org/st-albans/donate

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Soroptimist International, St Albans and District is the local branch of Soroptimist International, a world-wide women's organisation whose mission is to promote the cause of women and girls locally, nationally and internationally. We have been serving the St Albans community since 1957.

Our Programme Action work is focussed in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Soroptimist organisations both nationally and globally have consultative status at the United Nations. 

Find more information about us at: https://sigbi.org/st-albans-and-district/ and on our social meda pages.

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