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Investor Roundtable – Event Summary
Significant potential in regional Australia, shifting markets and collaboration across government and industry will pave the way for large-scale projects.
On 28 September, Beyond Zero Emissions and ClimateWorks Australia co-hosted an investor roundtable to explore the opportunities for boosting Australia’s existing and new industries by establishing a national program for Renewable Energy Industrial Precincts (REIPs).
Prominent leaders representing Australia’s largest fund managers, banks and institutional investment community, collectively responsible for $2.7 trillion in assets under management, attended the event, as did representatives from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
The discussion covered how capital markets are already shifting towards low-carbon investments and that leading organisations are actively responding to a changing energy landscape. This shift could lay the foundations for building regional precincts large enough to power heavy industry with renewable energy.
Organisations in attendance:
Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI)
Infrastructure Access Managers
Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)
Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE)
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)
Main Sequence Ventures
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)
The Next Economy
Key takeaways from the event include:
Collaboration and coordination efforts are key to decarbonising our industries, and investor insights are a critical input.
Beyond Zero Emissions and ClimateWorks would like to thank all participants for their candid and insightful comments and look forward to continuing discussions to explore the investable components of Renewable Energy Industrial Precincts.
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