GFANZ launches emerging markets workstream

Shemara Wikramanayake, MD and CEO, Macquarie Group, launches GFANZ workstream on emerging markets and mobilization of capital. By Climate Champions | July 12, 2021

In the fringes of this year’s G20 finance ministers meeting, ‎the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) launched a new workstream to mobilize private capital for critical climate solutions in emerging markets at the Venice Climate Conference.

Shemara Wikramanayake, MD and CEO of Macquarie Group, will lead the workstream.


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