Agenda

Agenda

Principles of Sustainable Finance

Course agenda

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Live virtual course | Below agenda timing is in BST

Respective time BST / HKT:

Start: 8.30am BST| 3.30pm HKT
Break: 9.30am BST | 4.30pm HKT
End: 10.45am BST | 5.45pm HKT

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08:3009:30

Deep dive into sustainable finance

00:00 - 00:02

  • Introduction to Sustainable Finance

  • The linkage to ESG and Product Frameworks

  • What is Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)? 

  • Opportunities and challenges in Sustainable Finance market 

09:3009:45

Break

02:16 - 03:16

09:4510:45

Emerging regulation and expectations

01:12 - 05:12

  • Latest update on regulatory standards

    • Sustainability including SFDR, CSDR, NFRD

    • Climate & Carbon including Taxonomy regulations & the EU GAR

    • Net Zero including the input of Climate Stress Testing

  • Sustainability Frameworks, Ratings and Guidelines

  • The relation to Regulatory Standards

08:3009:30

Sustainable Finance Products

12:00 - 14:00

  • Characteristics of Sustainable Finance products and case studies 

  • Reviewing the current sustainable finance market: Green Bonds & Green Loan  

  • Traditional bonds & loans vs. Green Bonds & Green Loans

  • Green Derivatives

  • ESG & Climate Financing

09:3009:45

Break

02:16 - 03:16

09:4510:45

Product frameworks

01:13 - 02:13

  • AFME, ICMA, ISDA, CBI, LMA & LSTA product frameworks

  • Net Zero Alliances across banking, insurance and asset management

08:3009:30

Environmental risk assessment

01:14 - 02:14

  • Key requirements for environment risk assessment 

  • How to assess environmental risk and the factors affecting it

  • Why client engagement, reporting and disclosure?

  • Developing reporting framework and effective communication

  • Internal vs. external reporting standards:

  • SDG, SASB, GRI and IR

  • TCFD, TNFD and TVSCM

09:3009:45

Break

02:16 - 03:16

09:4510:45

Sustainable finance agreement and the impact

01:15 - 02:15

  • Sector Adoption or Big Bang?

  • Corporate impact and the change that Financials will expect

  • The Paris Agreement

  • Climate Change Principles and the Transition to Net Zero

  • Carbon Principles – Poseidon, PACTA and PCAF

08:3009:30

Sustainable finance and data management

01:15 - 02:15

  • Identifying the data source

  • Historic and forward-looking data  

  • Improving data accuracy

  • Technology options to build data repositories

09:3009:45

Break

02:16 - 03:16

09:4510:45

Corporate social responsibility reporting

01:16 - 02:16

  • Case Studies for Corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting

  • Challenges in the CSR and the solutions available

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