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Innovative Finance for the Just Energy Transition

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Namibia will be attending the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to be held in Dubai from the 30th of November until the 12th of December 2023.

Our presence at the conference aligns with our strategic goals of conducting good business for a better world, both for our clients and as lead advisors in Sustainable Finance and the Just Energy Transition.

We will be hosting a panel with Capricorn group and we will be speaking with the experts who are driving innovative financing mechanisms in Africa. We will be learning how to access different pools of capital to drive Africa's, and particularly Namibia's energy ambitions, and focusing on how finance can achieve the dual goal of environmental and social sustainability.

Date: Monday, 4th December 2023

Time: 09h00 - 10h30 (Dubai local time)

Venue: Namibia Pavilion

Moderator: Dr. Reem El Sherif, Head of Strategy and Innovation, RMB Namibia


Nigel Beck, Head of Sustainable Finance and ESG Advisory, RMB

James Chapman, Executive Officer: Specialist Finance and Retail Banking, Bank Windhoek

Dr. Olufunso Somorin, Regional Principal Officer, African Development Bank


December 04 - 09:00
December 04 - 10:30
Opening Day
Blue Zone

Climate & Environment Energy transition Finance


Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)

COP guide 2023