Webinar On Financing Climate Resilience: Focus On DFIs In Emerging Markets

Webinar On Financing Climate Resilience: Focus On DFIs In Emerging Markets



KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Development Financial Institutions Malaysia (ADFIM) in partnership with auctusESG and The Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) are undertaking a webinar on “Financing Climate Resilience: Focus on DFIs in Emerging Markets’.


Given the growing severity of climate change and the impact it would have on emerging markets, there is an urgent need to drive effective action on climate resilience and climate change adaptation. Considering that Development Financial Institutions (DFI’s) plays an integral role in catalysing significant engagement and finance towards climate resilience.


The key objective of this webinar is to equip DFIs in the emerging markets with knowledge and skills to understand the challenges and opportunities associated with financing climate resilience. The focus would also be on ways to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through financing climate resilience. In addition to this, the intent is to engage and equip the central banks with policy options, tailored to the continent, to support its climate- related supervisory and credit guidance policies.


Among the renown speakers at this forum will be Mohd Prasad Hanif, Secretary General, ADFIM, Enrique Florencio – Secretary General, ADFIAP, Namita Vikas – Founder & Managing Director, auctusESG, India, Manish Chourasia, Managing Director, TATA Cleantech Capital Ltd, India, Olympus Manthata – Head, Climate Finance, Development Bank of Southern Africa, South Africa, Ed Tongson – Chief of Party for Sustainable Finance, WWF, Philippines, Ahmed Badr, Director of Project Facilitation and Support, IRENA, Abu Dhabi, Jigar Shah, CEO & Head of Research at Maybank Kimeng India, Rustico Noli D. Cruz – Vice President, Development Bank of Philippines, Shalabh Tandon, Regional Head of Operations, & South Asia Head, Climate Business IFC (World Bank).


The webinar is being organized on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 from 7:00 AM – 09:30 AM (GMT) / 12.30 PM – 2.30 PM (IST) / 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM (MST) via online on Zoom, Facebook and YouTube of the Association of Development Finance Institutions, Malaysia (ADFIM).


We are also pleased to announce that this webinar is also featured by Climate Week NYC 2021 (CWNYC) as to bring together expertise and influence of public and private sectors to an international recognition and participation.


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