* Date : 2021-06-01
This Green Future Session hosted by the Financial Services Commission themed “The Role of Finance: Fostering Green Recovery in the Post COVID-19 Era” will explore how finance can foster green recovery as we collectively aim to build back greener in the post-pandemic world. As the world envisions overcoming the economic fallout, we are presented with a unique opportunity to chart a more sustainable and resilient future.
Transitioning towards a low-carbon economy calls for massive investment in green technologies, services and infrastructure. Green finance will be central to providing the capital we need. By channeling money towards environmentally sustainable activities, green finance can help shape the global economy that is more sustainable and resilient.
In this session, key figures in green finance from around the world will share their ideas on how to ensure finance fulfills its pivotal role in the global green transition. Under the overarching theme of “The Role of Finance: Fostering Green Recovery in the Post Covid-19 era,” the session will feature a series of keynote speeches followed by a panel discussion on 3 main topics:
1) The Landscape of Global Green Finance
2) The Role of Public Financial Institutions for Green Finance
3) Climate-related Financial Disclosures and Global Market for Green Investment