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IFC and FT to Host Green Business Event in Turkey


In Istanbul:
Basak Ülgen
Phone: +90 212 385-3075
E-mail:
bulgen@ifc.org


In Istanbul:
Basak Ülgen
Phone: +90 212 385-3075
E-mail:
bulgen@ifc.org

IFC and FT to Host Green Business Event in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey, April 5th, 2013 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Financial Times will welcome leading investors, politicians, executives and development officials to this city in June to discuss climate change-related investment opportunities.

The FT/IFC Investing in Climate Business Forum, June 10-11, will focus on water, green energy, clean technology and other environmentally friendly sectors in the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, and emerging Europe, exploring the region’s needs and identifying growth opportunities.

Seasoned experts will share insights and lessons learned in a variety of financial areas, while policy-makers will explain how they create a regulatory environment that fosters sustainable business and investment.

For more information and to register:
www.ft-live.com/investinginclimate

About IFC
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. In FY12, our investments reached an all-time high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. For more information, visit
www.ifc.org.

About Financial Times Live
Financial Times Live, the global conferences and events arm of the Financial Times newspaper, gathers pre-eminent public and private sector decision-makers, visionaries and strategists from the world’s most important economies and industries for a wide range of interactive, agenda-setting programmes that combine the power of on-site discussion and networking with the flexibility of live-streamed and on-demand broadcasting. Chaired by senior journalists from the Financial Times and its group publications, the summits, conferences and strategic forums organised by FT Live provide audiences with the opportunity to listen to and interact with speakers of the highest calibre in lively and stimulating debates that cover the key issues of our time. The Financial Times in 2013 celebrates 125 years as one of the world’s leading global business news organisations. With more than 600 journalists worldwide, the FT has a combined print and online average daily readership of 2.1 million people worldwide and a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 600,000. FT.com has over 5 million registered users.