Marcela Ponce

Marcela Ponce

FIG LAC Climate Finance Lead

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Marcela Ponce has worked with IFC since 2009, where she serves currently as Regional Climate Finance Leader for Latin America and the Caribbean and where she coordinates the Sustainable Banking Network.

She has over 20 years work experience, of which more than 15years have been focused on sustainability in Europe and Latin America, supporting financial entities in the development of sustainable businesses, governments in the definition of regulatory frameworks that promote sustainability, and in the planning and construction of Zero Carbon real estate developments. Marcela holds a master’s degree in BusinessAdministration, a degree in Climate Change: Economics and Governance and in Financial Management of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects. Marcela holds a master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge.

To be green or not be green, that is the question; climate change, a major disruption for the banking sector

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Emerging markets have become a major driver for sustainable development and addressing climate change. Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by the members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. Established with support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group, SBN […]