Bermuda Climate Summit 2023

Jun 26, 2023 @ All Day

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All Day
26 June 2023 - 27 June 2023

As the world seeks ways to confront our planet’s biggest challenge, climate change, Bermuda is uniquely positioned to be a global leader in providing climate risk strategies and solutions.

The second annual Bermuda Climate Summit, presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), in partnership with KBRA, will showcase not just the seriousness of the threat, but also the attributes and innovative spirit Bermuda can bring to the table to help partners across to world rise to meet this global crisis.

Bermuda is already the world’s risk capital and is now looking to establish itself as a world capital for climate risk finance, the most adjacent vertical to our key market strengths: re/insurance, Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), and financial services expertise.  Bermuda not only has many of the world’s leading experts on weather-related catastrophes already based here in our globally significant property catastrophe reinsurance market, but we also have a financial services regulator, in the form of the Bermuda Monetary Authority, which understands the importance of climate concerns.

You should attend this event to connect with senior policymakers, leading scientists, NGO-heads, and business leaders, who will all be sharing their unique insights and solutions for the world’s biggest challenge, climate change.

Guests are encouraged to bring their families and stay the weekend to enjoy and all that the island has to offer including walking nature tours, Twizzy tours, golf, deep-sea fishing, or cave adventures. There is so much to discover!


26 Jun 2023
All Day

Click here to view Bermuda Climate Summit 2023 agenda.

Interesting in sponsoring our event? Please click here and email

Interested in speaking at our event? Be sure to fill out our speaker form here.

Join KBRA on June 28th for a private luncheon at The Cloud Restaurant at The Waterfront as we discuss the current rate environment, market movements, developing ESG trends and more.


  • Jim Nadler, President and CEO, KBRA
  • Van Hesser, Senior Managing Director, Chief Strategist, KBRA
  • Pat Welch, Chief ESG and Ratings Policy Officer, KBRA
  • Emilie Nadler, Director, ESG, KBRA


  • Opening Remarks
  • Credit Market Update
    This time is truly different. Post-pandemic, a new paradigm in credit is unfolding. Van Hesser will give an overview on what KBRA believes are currently the most important investment considerations.
  • Overview of the Current ESG Landscape
    Among the ESG backlash in the U.S. and the increase in ESG regulation in the EU, Pat Welch and Emilie Nadler will discuss how KBRA integrates ESG into its credit rating analysis, trends we are seeing in the ESG space, and where ESG will go from here.

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Hub Culture Frontlines Summit

Wednesday, June 28, from 8 am to 8 pm

Over half the population of the planet is due to be affected by the impacts of climate change on sea level rise, coastal communities and water stressed areas. These are the frontlines of the climate crisis, and communities all around the world are affected. Join Hub Culture and other partners for an impactful full day Summit drawing together frontline communities to share best practices, solutions, outline funding mechanisms and build collaboration on this issue.

Hosted with BUEI, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, 40 Crow Lane, Pembroke HM 19, Bermuda

In Partnership Collaboration with: Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), Competent Boards, Penrose Partners.

Real-time collaboration hubs include:

– Ocean health

– Digital tools

– Communications

– Carbon finance

– Adaptation

– Shoreline Protection

– Urban cooling

– And more

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26 Jun 2023
All Day

The Bermuda Climate Summit will be held at the iconic Hamilton Princess & Beach Club* situated on the serene Hamilton Harbour. Just a few minutes walk away from colourful Front Street and an electric Twizzy ride away from the islands’s sprawling pink sand beaches, enjoy luxury accommodations while discovering why Bermuda is ideal to live, work and play.

Room Rates

Bermuda Climate Summit Room Rate Starting at $499 (plus tax).

(Group rate will be honoured 3 days pre and post, based upon availability)

To book please call the Reservations Department at 1-441-295-3000 or our Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414. Attendees should identify themselves as being with your group for ease of booking. Alternatively, to reserve your room online book here.


*Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is proud to be a member of Planet 21, an industry-leading corporate social responsibility programme that promotes environmental sustainability. Learn more about the programme here

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