ADFIAP, RENAC conduct green finance certificate course

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ADFIAP and its project partner, Berlin-based Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG, with support from the German International Climate Change Initiative (IKI) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), conducted the “Green Banking Green Finance Specialist Face-to-Face Seminar” on November 13-15, 2017 at the New World Hotlel in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. This certificate course is under the ADFIAP-RENAC partnership project called “Green Banking: Capacity Building on Green Energy and Climate Finance” which was launched on January 26, 2016 in Manila, Philippines and will be completed in 2018.

This 3-day programme, attended by twenty one (21) participants from development banks, government sector, the academe, and other financial institutions, covered topics on climate finance, due diligence and risks, applied due diligence, renewable energy project evaluator, and energy efficiency.

The “Green Banking Project” aims to support financial institutions in building up new business lines for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and to make use of internationally-provided climate finance instruments. The programme is complementary to RENAC´s CapREG (Capacity Development on Renewable Energy and Grid Integration) project. The project is scholarship-based and offers different kinds of training, both online and face to face (F2F); Green Finance Specialist educational degree; Delegation Tours and B2B Meetings in Germany; and Train-the-Trainer Seminars at RENAC’s Training Centre in Berlin. This multi-country project is scholarship-based for professionals in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The resource persons of the seminar were: Mr. Alexander Boensch of RENAC and Mr. Silver Navarro, Jr., Renewable Energy Consultant, and — Mr. Noel Verdote, Operations Manager of the Sustainable Energy Finance Program of the WB-International Finance Corporation, Manila Office.

For more details about the this 3-day programme and the RENAC Green Banking Project, please email the ADFIAP Secretariat at inquiries@adfiap.org

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