Investing in renewable energy in developing countries | Heidi Finskas | TEDxSkift

Heidi Finskas shares KLP’s positive experience with combining private and public investments, so-called blended finance, in renewable energy projects in developing countries. By partnering up, we can turn billions to trillions and make the sustainable development goals a reality. Heidi Finskas is Vice President for Corporate Responsibility at KLP, which is Norway’s largest pension company. Sustainability in the finance industry has been her focus throughout her career, and she is responsible for the corporate responsibility strategy in KLP’s investments and operations. She is a co-founder of Norsif, the Norwegian association for responsible investment. Finskas holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Helsinki University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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