The renewable energy investment opportunity alone is estimated to reach $1 trillion per annum

This article is part of the Green Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role of Finance

  • Digital finance refers to the integration of big data, artificial intelligence (AI), mobile platforms, blockchain and the Internet of things (IoT) in the provision of financial services.
  • Sustainable finance refers to financial services integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into the business or investment decisions.
  • When combined, sustainable digital finance can take advantage of emerging technologies to analyse data, power investment decisions and grow jobs in sectors supporting a transition to a low-carbon economy.

Many governments and corporations have made bold commitments to tackle climate change, labelling the next 10 years as the “decade to deliver”. Technology lies at the heart of those attempts to prevent, or even reverse, global warming. Intelligent products, new applications of existing technology or even entirely new business models are emerging