The CEO of KfW speaks during a panel discussion at COP 28 in Sharm-el-Sheikh
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This year’s IDFC Annual meeting took place in the context of COP28 in Dubai (UAE)

As in previous years, IDFC was also represented at COP28 with its own pavilion. An overview and recordings of the IDFC events in the areas of climate finance, energy, biodiversity and partnership can be found here: News - IDFC

The IDFC Green Finance Mapping 2023 was also published as part of COP28. In 2022, USD 288 billion was invested in the promotion of green projects, more than ever before. A further milestone was set with financing in biodiversity totalling USD 18 billion. You can find the full Green Finance Mapping report under

Green Finance Mapping Report 2023

KfW was on site with CEO Stefan Wintels and executive board member Christiane Laibach as well as the CEOs of IPEX Bank, Belgin Rudack, and DEG, Roland Siller.

Published on KfW Stories on 26 January 2024.


All United Nations member states adopted the 2030 Agenda in 2015. At its heart is a list of 17 goals for sustainable development, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our world should become a place where people are able to live in peace with each other in ways that are ecologically compatible, socially just, and economically effective.