Shaping the Future: Implementing Sustainable Finance
The appetite in Asia for Sustainable Finance is growing rapidly – but how can banks and investors respond to initiatives to ensure success? In partnership with the London Institute of Banking and Finance's Centre for Sustainable Finance, this seminar will explore the challenges faced by organisations and examine how to effectively harness opportunities in the region.
Join us for an insightful afternoon, as we hear from Chris
McHugh (Director of LIBF’s Centre for Sustainable Finance) leading experts and industry leaders on a
variety of key topics, including:
Understanding global markets, regulatory developments,
risk management and government policy in relation to sustainable finance
The opportunities and challenges that face
financial institutions when implementing the sustainable finance agenda
Field reports: How commercial and development
banks, and investors are responding to the drive towards a green finance market
Sustainable finance trends and cutting-edge
initiatives within Asia
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Sustainable Finance: Market Developments and Opportunities
29 Nov 2019
Sustainable Finance: Market update and outlook
Market overview: Where are we now and how are we doing?
Regulatory landscape: Policies, Implementation, Industry response.
The way ahead: Market inefficiencies and opportunities.
McHugh, Director, Centre for Sustainable Finance & Lecturer, LIBF
Regional Outlook: Focus on Asia
Regional Responses and Initiatives
Progress on SDGs: sovereign commitments
Development Banks: Role and Support
Stella Saris, Head of Sustainability Finance, International, ANZ
Panel Discussion : Opportunities and Challenges
How should banks and investors adjust for ESG/Climate risk in measuring transaction profitability? Should asset managers do more to create investable ESG/Climate products for investors? How should ESG/Climate issues be regulated in practice? What kinds of public-sector initiatives might accelerate change in sustainable finance? What are the critical issues that your organisation needs to resolve with respect to sustainable finance? What would facilitate those changes?
Mehrunisa Zafar, Vice President, Responsible Finance (Sustainability), IBG, DBSAndy Ferris, Partner & Co-Head, Asia International DCM Practice, Hogan Lovells Dr Keith Lee, Senior Vice President, Asia Sustainable Finance, WWFStella Saris, Head of Sustainability Finance, International, ANZ Chris McHugh, Director, Cetnre for Sustainable Finance & Lecturer, LIBF (Moderator)