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Event Date Wed Mar 9 +08 (3 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Mar 8 11:00am - Tue Mar 8 11:00am
Location online
Region APAC
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2022 will see a pivotal year in the mobilisation of capital towards decarbonisation and addressing the long tail of an enduring pandemic. As stewards of capital, we as investors must continue to play our part to combat global warming, especially here in this part of the world. The Southeast Asian region is one of the planet’s most vulnerable regions to physical climate risks, as its low-lying coastal cities are highly exposed to flooding risks, while agricultural lands experience dramatic changes in heat and humidity. Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, has cautioned that global warming is at a “code red for humanity”.

For Asian investors, financing the transition will be key in balancing the need for continued economic stability while decarbonisation incentives, ESG regulations and carbon data transparency solidify. Innovative green and transition finance tools and impact investing will be key in facilitating a purposeful transition. The challenge is for investors to drive new standards and solutions which can blend profit with purpose, adapted for Asia’s economic landscape.

Speakers

2022 Speakers

Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Senior Minister and Chairman, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij
Group Chief Investment Officer, GIC Pte Ltd

Andy Howard
Global Head of Sustainable Investment, Schroder Investment Management

Benjamin Soh
Managing Director, STACS

Caroline Chua
Senior Associate, Bloomberg

Dong-lk (Don) Lee
Director General, AIIB

Erin Leonard
Global Head of Sustainability, HSBC Global Asset Management

Herry Cho
Managing Director, Head of Sustainability and Sustainable Finance, Singapore Exchange

Hum Wei Mei
Global Head Carbon & Environmental Products, AirCarbon Pte Ltd.

Jean-Jacques Barbéris
Head of Institutional and Corporate Clients Division and ESG, Amundi

Jagteshwar Singh
APAC Commodities Lead, Bloomberg

Kevin Tan
Founder/CEO, Tri-Sector Associates

Liu Chunyen
Chief Investment Officer, AIA Singapore Private Limited

Manraj S. Sekhon, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, and CEO, Templeton Asset Management

Patricia Torres
Global Head of Sustainable Finance Solutions, Bloomberg L.P.

Paul Milon
Head of Stewardship, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Paul Schofield
Head of Sustainable and Impact Equity, NN Investment Partners

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF

Rachel Teo
Senior Vice President, Head of Futures Unit, Economics & Investment Strategy Department, GIC Pte Ltd

Robert Baigrie CFA
Vice President, Head of Developed Markets and Conservation Finance, Conservation International Asia Pacific Field Division

Selena Ling
Chief Economist and Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, Global Treasury, OCBC Bank

Tom Enger
Head of Product, Climate Impact X

Vivek Pathak
IFC Director, Global Head Climate Business, IFC

Willemijn Verdegaal
Co-head Climate & ESG Solutions, Ortec Finance

Susan Soh
Chairman of IMAS Executive Committee, Singapore, and Head of Asia Pacific, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd

Eleanor Seet
Chairman of Conference Organizing Committee, and President & Head of Asia ex Japan, Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited

Steven Yankelson
Head of Sales, ASEAN, Bloomberg L.P.

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsor

PLATINUM SPONSOR:
• Franklin Templeton

GOLD SPONSORS:
• Amundi Asset Management
• NN Investment Partners
• SGX
• BNP PARIBAS The bank for changing world
• Ortec Finance
• STACS Nexus Of Esg Finance
• HSBC
• Schroders

SILVER SPONSORS:
• Asia Asset Management
• First Sentier Investor
• eastspring Investments
• Fullerton Fund Management
• A Prudential PLc company
• Manulife Investment Management
• Ey
• ROBECO The Investment Engineers