Series 3: Climate Action

This module is part of Level 1: Understanding Climate-related Financial risk Workshop.

Module Description
The increase in climate-related events poses new types of risks to the financial sector whereby financial institutions are urged to treat climate risk like any other financial risk that would affect their performance and sustainability. This programme will provide an overview of climate-related risks and its implications to the financial sector, and explore potential risk management strategies to address the risks. Learners will also be introduced to the roles different stakeholders have to play in tackling climate change.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the objectives of global climate actions and the evolution of the climate actions
  • Understand the importance of partnerships
  • Identify existing policy and initiatives and how each sector can contribute and participate
  • Identify existing mitigation and adaptation plans in Malaysia

Programme Highlights
  • Global Initiatives on Climate Action
  • Partnerships for Climate Action
  • Policy and Initiatives on Climate Change Agenda: A Malaysian Perspective
  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Malaysia

List of Speakers
  • Mr. Russell Marsh, Director, EY Corporate Advisors Pte. Ltd
  • Mr. Muhammad Ridzwan Ali, Senior Assistant Secretary, Climate Change Policy and Negotiation Unit, Climate Change Division, Ministry of Environment and Water
  • Ms. Arina Kok, Director, Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd
  • Dr. Hamim Syahrum Ahmad Mokhtar, Deputy Director, Islamic Banking & Takaful Department, Central Bank of Malaysia

This programme is developed by Ernst & Young in collaboration with the Joint Committee on Climate Change, and funded by the United Kingdom government through the Prosperity Fund ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme (LCEP). 

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Access: Unlimited
Learning Materials: 8
Category: Core

Contact Info

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