Mark Carney

Mark Carney

Mark Carney is an economist and banker who served as the Governor of the Bank of England from 2013 to 2020, and prior to that as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2008 until 2013. He was Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2011 to 2018. Prior to his governorships, Mr. Carney worked at Goldman Sachs as well as the Canadian Department of Finance.He is a long-time and well-known advocate for sustainability, specifically with regard to the management and reduction of climate risks, and is currently the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance.

His book Value(s): Building a Better World For All was published in 2021.

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Mark Carney @@MarkJCarney

The biggest threat to achieving 1.5 degrees is the speed at which we invest, not divest. We need at least $4 in clean energy investment for every $1 maintaining fossil fuels until we can phase them out. #GFANZ is accelerating capital to major emerging markets #COP27

Indonesia’s ambitious Just Energy Transition Partnership #JETP will be transformative for its economy & serve as a global model. #GFANZ is committed to the public-private collaboration planned to unlock this financing 1/5

https://bit.ly/3tuz2om #G20BaliSummit #G20Indonesia

Strengthening voluntary carbon market infrastructure is key to protecting natural capital & catalyzing managed phaseout in emerging mrkts to facilitate the #netzero transition.

The Global Carbon Trust will help make it happen @BloombergDotOrg

https://www.bloomberg.org/press/global-carbon-trust-to-develop-necessary-market-infrastructure-for-scaling-the-voluntary-carbon-markets/

Physical and market infrastructure are critical to energy transition across the world. Great discussion with @MikeBloomberg @Macquarie @HSBC on FAST-Infra, which will drive capital to sustainable infrastructure through data and transparency #COP27

Honoured to be with @AlGore at #COP27 to discuss the importance of protecting and revitalizing forests, mangroves, peatland, and other natural climate solutions, which play a critical role in delivering on our net zero goals 1/2

.@MikeBloomberg attended our inaugural #GFANZ Africa Network Board meeting, chaired by Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, where the Board approved an exciting work plan aimed at scaling transition investment in Africa #COP27

It’s essential to unlock finance to support emerging markets in meeting their climate goals. #GFANZ is proud to support the Just-Energy Transition Partnership in the effort to build resilient, low-carbon communities in Vietnam. #COP27

Mainstreaming transition finance is crucial to reaching our #netzero goals. @RishiSunak’s plan to make London the first net-zero financial centre will help UK households and businesses lead the way to a net-aligned world #COP27

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2022-11-08/carney-sees-wall-of-opportunity-in-renewable-energy

I welcome the UN High Level Expert Group report chaired by @cathmckenna. The financial institutions in #GFANZ have been working to set actionable near-term emissions-reduction commitments and to develop a comprehensive approach to transition finance. 1/6
https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/high-level_expert_group_n7b.pdf

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero has added 100 members over the past year. 550 major financial institutions from 50 countries are now committed to supporting the transition. What are our early results? ⬇️ 1/5

https://assets.bbhub.io/company/sites/63/2022/10/GFANZ-2022-Progress-Report.pdf

C’est mieux. Thanks to the ⁦@cmckenney⁩ team for the speedy execution. A “sign” of things to come

Disappointed that someone took my @cmckenney sign from my lawn this morning and planted an @_MarkSutcliffe in its place. Seems a bit desperate and certainly not democratic. You can’t swap my vote though, I’m backing @cmckenney for Mayor this Monday

A pleasure discussing preparations for @cop27 w/ Minister ⁦@RaniaAlMashat⁩ turning global climate ambition into local action with innovative country platforms such as 🇪🇬 NWFE

Proud to support ⁦@cmckenney⁩ for our next mayor. Catherine knows how City Council works, supports smart, green development, has a fully costed program that prudently uses our tax dollars, & will continue to stand up for all to make Ottawa an even better place for everyone.

Sure. Jan 1 2016 (pre referendum call) 🇬🇧 £2.10 trn or 94% of 🇩🇪 £2.2 trn. Now 🇬🇧 £2.17 trn or 70% of 🇩🇪 £3.10 trn. @TimHarford @FT

Our strategic partnership w/ @cameconews to acquire
@WECNuclear combines expertise in #nuclearpower & #CleanEnergy, sitting at the nexus of the #EnergyTransition & creating a platform for strategic growth #NetZero #Decarbonization https://bep.brookfield.com/press-releases/bep/cameco-and-brookfield-renewable-form-strategic-partnership-acquire-westinghouse

Congratulations @EvanLSolomon and @EurasiaGroup. The intersection of geopolitics and economics is affecting everyone and one can interpret it better than Evan. And while he’s going to@the Big Apple, he knows he can always come home 🇨🇦

Really happy that as I take on a new role @gzeromedia and @EurasiaGroup that I will remain a Special Correspondent for @CTVNews. Here is their comment: “The following release was just issued by Eurasia Group announcing that Evan Solomon is joining the Management Committee of 1/

There are important lessons from the recent UK budget for Canada. Let’s heed them to help turn people’s real anxieties about their bills, homes and kids’ futures into prosperity for all Canadians https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-uk-tax-cuts-with-one-foot-on-the-brakes-its-foolish-to-stomp-on/

Deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty. We are all indebted to the Queen for her lifetime of service. May we continue to be inspired by her unique example of dedication, grace and selflessness.

My condolences to the King, the Royal family & the British people.