Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä: Considerable private investments are needed in order to achieve climate goals

Ministry of Finance 30.10.2019 9.13
Press release

The Ministry of Finance together with the Bank of Finland organises the Greener Finance for Sustainable Future Conference on questions of sustainable finance on 30–31 October. The first day of the conference started with a speech by Minister Mika Lintilä.

“The EU is determined to become climate-neutral and achieve the commitments of the Paris Agreement. Public money alone will not be enough to reach these targets. Considerable private investments are needed,” said Minister Lintilä.

Speech

Read about the contents of the conference

Inquiries:

Niina Nurkkala, Special Adviser to the Minister, tel. +358 50 347 2661, niina.nurkkala(at)vm.fi