Series 1: Climate Change and its Impact

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 fundamentals of climate change
  • Understand the socioeconomic impacts of climate change
  • Identify climate risks and knock-on impact throughout the value chain
  • Understand how businesses would be affected by climate change
  • Understand the objective of the Task-Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and its recommendations

Programme Highlights
  • Introduction to Climate Change and What Does it Mean for the Financial Services Sector
  • Impacts of Climate Change and Knock-on Impact on Financial Services Sector
  • Economic View of Climate Change - Risks and Opportunities
  • Shift in the Reporting Landscape
List of Speakers
  • His Excellency Charles Hay, British High Commissioner to Malaysia
  • Mr. Arsalaan Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer HSBC Amanah, Chairperson, JC3 SC 4
  • Mr. Gilles Pascual, Partner, EY Corporate Advisors Pte. Ltd
  • Mr. Russell Marsh, Director, EY Corporate Advisors Pte. Ltd
  • Ms. Arina Kok, Director, Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd

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

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