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In partnership with AméricaEconomía, Scotiabank was proud to sponsor their virtual forum: Green Energy. This event featured panel discussions with Scotiabank leaders on the transition to green energy in Latin America and the financing and investment opportunities that go with it.

Watch the video series below (English with Spanish subtitles).

Keynote: Spotlight on Scotiabank’s Sustainable Finance Group

Sustainable green financing has gained substantial impetus in the recent years. Scotiabank leaders discuss the evolving landscape in Latin America and Scotiabank’s commitment to ESG and sustainability in the region and globally.


Robert Williams
CEO, Costa Rica and Senior Vice President, Central America

Phone: 416-863-7232

Fanny Doucet
Director, Sustainable Finance

Phone: 416-863-7132

Panel: Financing the Green Transition Revolution in Latin America

How is green financing evolving in Latin America, and what will it take to become more entrenched in the green energy movement? Scotiabank leaders share their perspective on the transition underway in the energy sector, and key benefits for companies that invest in green energy strategies.


Franco De Nigris
Director, Debt Capital Markets, Latin America

Phone: 212-225-6641

Deneb Schiele
Director Corporate Finance and Head, Debt Capital Markets, Chile

Phone: 56-2-2619-5561

Patrycja Drainville
Associate Director, Sustainable Finance

Phone: 437-533-4745

Panel: Investing in a Green Latin America

As green financing continues to increase in importance in the Latin American region, what are the current barriers and opportunities for investors? Scotiabank leaders discuss the demand for renewable energy, capital investment and trends in the region.


Jose Ignacio Valdez
Managing Director, Head of Latin America Investment Banking

Phone: 511-211-6876

Antonio Gutierrez
Head of Corporate Banking, Colombia, Scotiabank Colpatria

Phone: 57-1-745-6300

Francisco Suarez
Director, Global Equity Research, Scotiabank Mexico

Phone: 52-55-9179-5209