Investor Roadshow for Brazil’s New Economy

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The first of its kind ‘Investor Roadshow for Brazil’s New Economy’ will showcase an exciting pipeline of potential green bond opportunities at ticket sizes of $100M and more from some of Brazil’s most prestigious companies and financial institutions, including BNDES, BDMG, Suzano, CPFL Energia, Ecoagro and Klabin.

The roadshow will feature global investors, financiers, government officials and distinguished guests with the aim to provide investors with the opportunity to learn about Brazil's upcoming project pipelines, the policy measures being pursued to support them, as well as inviting investor feedback on how best to match the pipelines to investor needs and requirements.

Investors interested in attending should register below. Priority will be given to asset owners, fund managers and infrastructure investors.

If you have any queries, please contact the GIIC.

A detailed agenda is outlined beow.

Why Brazil?

Brazil has significant low carbon growth ambitions as part of the country’s 10-Year Energy Expansion Plan. Brazil’s NDCs commits to reduce GHG emissions by 37 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 and 43 percent by 2030. It’s been estimated that the low carbon investment potential of meeting these commitments stands at USD 152 billion.

Key investment opportunities in Brazil include; urban mobility; water and sanitation; logistics & transportation; renewables; land use through pulp and paper and agribusinesses.

As the world’s third largest emerging economy, Brazil is one of the UK’s biggest trade and investment opportunities. Now is the time to tap into the huge investment potential of ‘Brazil’s New Economy’. This investor roadshow will be a crucial step forward as Brazil forges ahead with its transition to a low carbon economy. A showcase of goals, policy measures, and green investment opportunities becoming available; not to be missed by anyone interested in Brazilian green financing opportunities and developments.

Speakers

  • Circa 10 Executives from Brazil’s largest financiers and project developers
  • Senior officials from Brazil's private and public sectors, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Agriculture
  • UK Ministers (TBD)
  • Prestigious companies and financial institutions including AEGEA, BNDES, BDMG, CPFL Energia, EcoAgro, EDLP, Klabin, Mafrig, UBS Brazil, Santander and Suzano
  • Former City of London Lord Mayor and Head of City of London’s Climate Finance Initiative, Sir Roger Gifford
  • GIIC organisers including Climate Bonds, UNEP Inquiry and the PRI

Agenda

08:30 Arrival and registration
09:00 Welcome Address
Sean Kidney
, CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative
09:15 Keynote Address
Unlocking Brazil’s Low Carbon Investment Potential: Policies shaping the agenda in Brazil

Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Brazil (TBD)

Brazil’s Agriculture Industry: Feeding the world at scale, sustainably
Eumar Roberto Novacki
, Vice Minister of Agriculture for Brazil
10:15 Investing in Brazil’s Low Carbon Future
Macroeconomic Outlook: The Road Ahead for Brazil
Nicolas Kohn
, LatAm Macro Strategist, Santander

Brazil’s Priorities for its New Economy
Flávio Girão Guimarães
, Ministry of Finance

Trees Abound in Brazil’s Pulp & Paper Industry
Elizabeth de Carvalhaes
, President, Brazil Tree Association (IBA)
11:00 Refreshment Break
11:15 Investment Pipeline Presenters
Moderator: Nick Robbins
, Co-Director UNEP Inquiry

Eliane Lustosa, Director of Capital Markets, BNDES
Michelle Lourenço Corda
, Investor Relations, Suzano
Milton Menten
, CEO, Ecoagro
Luiz Eduardo F. do Amaral Osorio
, VP, Chief Legal & Institutional Relations Officer, CPFL Energia
Tiago Brasil Rocha
, Director of Finance and Investor Relations, Klabin
12:40 Closing Remarks
Sir Roger Gifford
, former City of London Lord Mayor and head of the City’s Green Finance Initiative
12:30 Networking Lunch. End of open session
13:30 High-level roundtable: Investor Dialogue with Brazil pipeline presenters – invite only
Opening Remarks: Sylvia Brasil Coutinho, Chairman and Country Head, UBS Brazil
Moderator: Nathan Fabian, Director of Policy, Principles for Responsible Investment
15:00 Close

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PRI

Where

Guildhall
Gresham Street
    London
    EC2V 7HH
    United Kingdom

When

08 Dec 2016 09:15 AM - 12:30 PM (GMT)

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