May 7, Seoul, Republic of Korea – GGGI took part in the 2nd Annual Infrastructure Investors Seoul Summit at the Westin Chosun hotel today, which brought together investors, fund managers, asset owners and developers to actively discuss ways to enhance global infrastructure capital flows and strategy.
Fenella Aouane, as part of GGGI’s Green Investment Services team, joined a panel on driving investment in energy transitions. Other panelists included representatives from Blackrock, Green Investment Group, Frontier Markets and NextEnergy Capital; it was moderated by the Green Climate Fund. Discussion focused on despite how subsidies are decreasing for renewables in the developed world, returns are still healthy. Large institutional investors still do not have risk appetite for the majority of emerging markets, but can help in the technology transition by funding innovative projects in developed countries.