Climate change

Green Energy Conference (GEC) 2023

Macquarie Group’s GEC event series brings together leaders in industry, finance and policy to discuss the challenges, opportunities and progress in the global transition to net zero.

This global event series builds on and enhances Macquarie’s broader climate engagement activity. For 2023, the series will focus on the role of partnerships in overcoming complex decarbonisation and energy security challenges, and on scaling up emerging climate technologies. The first event was held in London in February, followed by New York in September.

GEC23 - New York

Welcome: Shemara Wikramanayake 

Macquarie CEO Shemara Wikramanayake opens our Green Energy Conference (GEC23) in New York, highlighting the catalysing impact of the US Inflation Reduction Act on the global energy transition and how Macquarie is supporting clients and portfolio companies achieve their decarbonisation goals.

GEC23 - London

Highlights and playback

Discussions at GEC23 - London ranged in topic from delivering a rapid but orderly transition to securing clean technology supply chains, how policy can unlock private investment, and addressing skilled labour shortages.

Playback of all the sessions is available on YouTube.

Welcome: Shemara Wikramanayake

Macquarie CEO Shemara Wikramanayake highlights the need to create the partnerships that can tackle complex decarbonisation challenges across all sectors of the economy and support energy and emissions intensive businesses meet their corporate and climate objectives.

Climate change 

How we are supporting climate solutions