Copenhagen, Denmark

22 October 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with pension fund executives

The Secretary-General attended today a meeting with pension fund executives that was chaired by the Danish Minister of Finance, Mr. Bjarne Corydon.

The Secretary-General thanked the Minister and the pension fund executives for their interest in assisting in efforts to address climate change and asked them to help in unlocking new opportunities for capital investment in climate and development. The Secretary-General noted his intention to include pension fund leaders in his 2014 Summit on Climate Change, and discussed the possibilities for using the Summit as a unique opportunity to leverage unprecedented financial, political, and organizational capital.