Sustainable Finance:

Concepts and Products

Develop better understanding of the GSS Bond

Understand what good practice looks like, through Green bond issuance design

Identify the common implementation challenges 

Sustainable Finance

Process of assessing environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related issues and considerations when making investment decisions in the financial sector, in a manner that channelises more long-term investments into sustainable economic activities and projects (European Union).

Concepts and Products

  • Demystify concepts around sustainable finance
  • Develop better understanding of sustainable finance products and mechanism like GSS bonds, SLBs, DIBs, blended finance structures, transition finance, and others
  • Understand what good practice looks like, through green bond issuance design
  • Practical understanding of which product works in which situation
  • Identify the common challenges towards implementation, and solutions to overcome these

Sustainable finance products that

  • Exclusively finance projects with positive climate, environmental and social outcomes, across energy, transportation, construction, agriculture and water sectors
  • Financing general-corporate purposes, but with sustainability performance outcomes
  • Finance the decarbonisation transition from brown activities to greener, or less-brown, activities
  • Finance SDG-related interventions for communities, activities or geographies where it is tough to raise funding through conventional financing sources
  • Greenium pricing benefits based on the logic that investors are willing to pay extra or accept lower yields in exchange for sustainable impact

Access to experts

  • Scaling up results-based / outcome-based social impact bonds or pay for success models, as a means to mainstream sustainable finance
  • Challenges associated with designing and operationalising sustainable finance products
  • Transition finance and emerging economies, including the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) transition framework
  • LIVE Q&A with speakers

This workshop registered under the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRDcorp)

Date

20 December 2022

Time (MY UTC+8)

9am – 1pm (4 hours)

Target Audience

Professional personnel, CFO or Senior Finance Representative, Financial institutions that interest to sustainability disclosure and/or ESG reporting

Fee per pax

Early Bird


RM 450

USD 99 / THB 3544

for non-Malaysian

Register before 10 December 2022.

Use Promo code: EARLYBIRD

Normal Price


RM 500

USD 110 / THB 4300

for non-Malaysian

Register before 16 December 2022.

ESG Masterclass Participant


RM 400

(saving worth of RM 100) 

*Token of appreciation for the ESG Masterclass participant up to 20% discounted price.

Register before 10 December 2022.

HRDC Claimable

RM 420 (EC) RM470 (EB) RM520 (NP)

Learning Outcome

Demystify concepts around sustainable finance

Understand what good practice looks like, through green bond issuance design

Practical understanding of which product works in which situation
Develop better understanding of sustainable finance products and mechanims like GSS bonds, SLBs, DIBs, blended finance structures, transition finance, and others
Identify the common challenges towards implementation, and solutions to overcome these

Sustainable Finance Training Agenda

Trainer:

Mr. Sourajit Aiyer

Vice President – Sustainable Finance and Climate Strategy at auctusESG.

 

He is a finance and sustainability professional with 15 years of experience, with financial institutions such as Motilal Oswal Financial Services, UBS Investment Bank London and Evalueserve Research, as well as sustainability-oriented organisations like Grameen Impact Investment and UNEP’s Sustainable India Finance Facility.

 

Authored 3 books on regional economies and over 170 articles on topics around sustainability, business, finance, and geopolitics. Has delivered over 30 university guest lectures and conference presentations across 8 countries and has also curated about 20 webinars with over 80 domain-expert.

Trainer:

Ms. Smitha Hari

Vice President – Sustainable Finance and ESG Project

 

Smitha is a finance professional with over 16 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience, having worked across Sustainable Finance, ESG, Corporate Banking, Impact Investing, and Investment Banking. Her expertise lies in product structuring, financial analysis and research in sectors such as financial services, clean energy, skilling and livelihood, and agriculture. At auctusESG, Smitha takes care of projects, design and development of financial products, research, and partnerships across sustainable finance, ESG and climate strategy

Key Agenda

Why sustainable finance?
G-S-S Bonds (Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds)
Concept of Greenium
Green Bond Issuance Process
Development Impact Bonds, including Social Impact Bonds and Pay-For-Success models
CBI’s Transition Bond Framework
Blended finance
Challenges associated with sustainable finance

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