The 2012 Investor Summit will be the fifth time the United Nations Foundation, the United Nations Office for Partnerships and Ceres bring together leading global financial players to address climate and energy challenges.
The last Summit, in January 2010, attracted more than 500 financial, corporate, and investment leaders, representing more than $22 trillion in combined assets.
When is the Summit?
The Summit will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012.
Who is attending the Summit?
Participants include leading state treasurers, pension fund fiduciaries, asset managers, foundation leaders, and corporate and financial executives, among others. See a list of previous summit attendees.
Who is organizing the Summit?
Ceres, the US-based NGO, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), is coordinating the 2012 Summit. Ceres directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), an alliance of 100 investors representing over $10 trillion in assets promoting better understanding of the risks and opportunities posed by climate change. Ceres, the UN Foundation, and UNOP are co-hosting the 2012 Summit, with the support of Summit Conveners.
Will the Summit be open to the press?
The Summit is open to press. Please contact Brian Bowen, Manager, Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 617-247-0700 x148.