Managing Climate Risk in Financial Services

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Managing Climate Risk in Financial Services

OVERVIEW Managing Climate Risk in Financial Services

As an international financial centre, Singapore is stepping up efforts towards the global sustainability agenda. The financial services industry plays a pivotal role in helping to transition the economy to a greener and sustainable trajectory.
 
This roundtable is designed to promote understanding of the rapidly evolving landscape for ESG in financial services. We will discuss the key policies and regulatory initiatives, the case studies, and key enablers to help participants understand the challenges and opportunities in the climate crisis.

Join us in this 60-minute virtual roundtable organised by Asian Banking & Finance in partnership with SAP together with the C-level executives, CSR/Sustainability officers, and decision-makers from Singapore organizations as the industry experts walk us through the pivotal role the financial services industry takes on in the transition to a greener, more sustainable economy.

This virtual event will:

THRIVE

  • Help you understand the rapidly evolving landscape of ESG in financial services
  • Discuss the key policies and regulatory updates

ACCELERATE

  • Share the key principles and the enablers to help your companies manage the climate risks

Our Speakers

Dr Hadi Wijaya

Dr Hadi Wijaya

Financial Services Industry Leader, South East Asia
SAP

Andrew Chan

Andrew Chan

South East Asia Consulting Sustainability & Climate Change Leader
PwC

Rino Donosepoetro

Rino Donosepoetro

Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia
Standard Chartered Bank

Nick Halkas

Nick Halkas

Head of Research & Analysis
SMBC

Luanne Sieh

Luanne Sieh

Senior Managing Director, Head Group Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility
CIMB

Agenda

*Subject to change*

4:00 PM - 4:05 PM (SGT) Welcome remarks & Introduction

  • Tim Charlton, Publisher, Asian Banking & Finance

4:05 PM - 4:20 PM (SGT) Driving Sustainability - The Role of Financial Institutions in Climate Change 

Climate change is fast becoming one of the biggest risks that businesses must manage, and financial services play a crucial role in understanding and providing transparency over the climate risks that they are financing. 


In this session, Andrew Chan, South East Asia Consulting Sustainability & Climate Change Leader at PwC discusses the challenges for the financial services industry, with increasing demands by investors and regulators and how organisations can better mitigate climate change risks in the financial services landscape.

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM (SGT) Innovating a Path Out of the Climate Crisis in Financial Services

Before the pandemic hit the world, climate emergency was garnering attention from financial services leaders, particularly in Banking. Climate change is increasingly seen to pose significant challenges, and there is a renewed sense of urgency in the financial industry to manage the risks.


In this session, Dr Hadi Wijaya, Financial Services Industry Leader, South East Asia at SAP, points out that it is not just about responding to climate risk – ultimately, it is about transitioning into a sustainable enterprise that will thrive in the disruptive era.

4:35 PM - 4:55 PM (SGT) Panel Discussion

  • Tim Charlton, Publisher, Asian Banking & Finance (Moderator)
  • Andrew Chan, South East Asia Consulting Sustainability & Climate Change Leader, PwC
  • Dr Hadi Wijaya, Financial Services Industry Leader, South East Asia, SAP
  • Rino Donosepoetro, Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Nick Halkas, Head of Research & Analysis, SMBC
  • Luanne Sieh, Senior Managing Director, Head, Group Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, CIMB

4:55 PM - 5:00 PM (SGT) Closing Remarks

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

ABF Events Team

+65 3158 1386

businessconference@charltonmediamail.com

Our Speakers

Dr Hadi Wijaya

Dr Hadi Wijaya

Financial Services Industry Leader, South East Asia
SAP

Andrew Chan

Andrew Chan

South East Asia Consulting Sustainability & Climate Change Leader
PwC

Rino Donosepoetro

Rino Donosepoetro

Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia
Standard Chartered Bank

Nick Halkas

Nick Halkas

Head of Research & Analysis
SMBC

Luanne Sieh

Luanne Sieh

Senior Managing Director, Head Group Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility
CIMB