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Learn About ‘Green Banks: Financing Climate Solutions’
September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, September 20 from 7:30-9pm. Online.
This forum will be a full, informative discussion about green banks on the national level, the workings of an actual green bank, and the plans for the new green bank in Massachusetts.
- Paul Mark, State Senator from Western Massachusetts, will speak about plans for the Massachusetts Community Climate Bank, the nation’s first green bank dedicated to affordable housing.
- Nenya Young, Director of Policy and Network at the Coalition for Green Capital, will provide a national perspective, including the role of the Inflation Reduction Act in stimulating new and existing green banks.
- Eric Shrago, Vice President of Operations at the Connecticut Green Bank, will talk about the experience of the nation’s first Green Bank, established in 2011.
- Lee Harris, Moderator, is a staff writer at The American Prospect with many bylines in her name about green banks and capital markets.
Senator Edward Markey has also been invited to say a few words about his work to create a green bank at the national level. He will be joining us at the beginning of the session via a pre-recorded video.