Pierre Forestier

Pierre Forestier

Director TA - Blending and Sustainable Development department

Pierre Forestier is the Director of the Sustainability and Corporate Governance Department of Proparco. He is in charge of Proparco’s activities related to Environmental-Social and Governance due diligences, to Impact assessment and also to technical assistance and blending instruments. He has been primarily the head of the Climate Change Division of the Agence Française de Développement in charge of driving and managing the AFD’s strategy and activities in the fight against climate change. He also participates in the international negotiations on climate change. Previously senior officer in charge of European financial instruments at the Directorate General of the French Treasury, he held the position of deputy member of the European Council Development Bank’s board and served as desk officer at the European Investment Bank. Beforehand he followed a diversified career within AFD’s group and within various private finance and services companies. Pierre Forestier is engineer graduate from the Institut National Agronomique Paristech (Paris National Institute of Agronomy), he holds a Master of Business Administration from school of international management of the École nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

28 November 2018
16:00  -  17:15

Plenary Session:

“Mainstreaming” Climate for a low-carbon and inclusive economy

organized by the Climate Action in Financial Institutions Initiative

The Climate Action in Financial Institutions initiative is a coalition of public and private financial institutions around the globe aiming to adopt a pathway to systematically integrate or “Mainstream” climate change considerations across their strategies, programs and operations. Organized by I4CE, the Secretariat of the initiative, the session will focus on the impact of commitments on business models, on organizational strategies, and in fine on local projects. How can financial institutions build a sustainable business model contributing to the transition to a low-carbon and inclusive economy?


Moderator: Benoit LEGUET, CEO, I4CE

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