Series 2: Tackling Climate Change

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 how businesses perceive climate change
  • Understand how addressing and managing climate risks help to reduce recovery costs, and safeguard against disruption in the long term
  • Identify climate-related opportunities
  • Describe the key concepts and methodologies for climate risk assessment
  • Recognise the role of different stakeholders in tackling climate change

Programme Highlights
  • Business Action on Climate Change
  • Building Climate Resilience and Low-carbon Innovation Opportunities
  • Quantification and Measurement of Financial Risks of Climate Change
  • Panel Discussion on the Role of Different Stakeholders in Tackling Climate Change

List of Speakers
  • Mr. Russell Marsh, Director, EY Corporate Advisors Pte. Ltd
  • Ms. Sonal Agarwal, Associate Director, EY Corporate Advisors Pte. Ltd
  • Ms. Madelena Mohamed, Director, Islamic Banking & Takaful Department, Central Bank of Malaysia
  • Dr. Keith Lee, Senior Vice President, WWF-Asia Sustainable Finance
  • Datin Seri Sunita Mei-Lin Rajakumar, Founder, Climate Governance Initiative Malaysia Chapter

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: 7
Category: Core

Contact Info

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