• ONE DAY FOR THE AMAZON





    INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS: A SMART RACE AGAINST TIME. 

ABOUT

With the aim of accelerating action, Latin Trade is hosting the inaugural annual event featuring the latest analysis and knowledge on the state of and prospects for the Amazon basin. Convened participants primarily include finance actors, philanthropists, investors and Latin American project operators.

     ISSUES FOR THE AGENDA 

    Science:

    • State of the Amazon basin: nearing tipping point for ecological collapse? 
    • Determining the Amazon's biological potential - liabilities and assets. 
    • Review of human-led drivers and trends and nature resilience. Assessing regenerative possibilities.

    State of finance:

    • Factoring risk of climate change, water and biodiversity depletion into return of investment.
    • Better understanding dependences of business on climate and biodiversity.
    • Philanthropy investment and business agendas, complementary or sequential?
    • Is blended finance critical in the Amazon basin equation?
    • Carbon markets, quo vadis?
    • Innovative tools, approaches from the financial world.

    Institutions:

    • Balancing command and control schemes. 
    • Providing critical public goods - beyond public state’s ability? 
    • Determining KPIs for business and government action.

    The social and cultural agenda:

    • Complementing through investment the role of the state on health, education, settlements - a 21st century human development agenda for the Amazon. 
    • Unlocking the potential of people living and working in a standing forest. 
    • Enhancing human indigenous capabilities in the basin through massive investment in STEM, business education.

Amazonian breakfast: “Flavors of the Amazon”. Pause: "Cocoa Break" Founder´s Luncheon 

Agenda

Location

Date: Thursday, October 20th. 

Place: One Vanderbilt Ave, New York City, NY 10017.

By invitation only


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