ADBI Policy Maker E-Training Webinar: Sustainable Green Finance
23 - 24 June 2021
Time of event
Day 1: 14:00–16:00 Tokyo time
Day 2: 14:00–16:20 Tokyo time
Comprehensive climate risk vulnerability assessments and the development of national adaption plans that address macro-financial risks caused by the effects of climate change will be vital to ensuring resilient and sustainable growth moving forward, particularly among developing economies in Asia and the Pacific.
This public ADBI Policy Maker E-Training webinar examined the challenges of integrating climate-related risk analyses into national budgetary plans in developing Asia and the Pacific. It focused on the fundamentals of sustainable finance, climate change and sovereign risks, renewable energy investment, and the role of central banks in governing sustainable finance.
- Highlight the importance of climate risk evaluation for national budget development and strengthening climate change mitigation
- Explore evidence-based policies and best practices for advancing sustainable green finance and its governance
- Describe ways to boost private investment in renewable energy and the management of climate-related sovereign risks
- Policy makers from Asian Development Bank member economies, experts from think tanks, universities, and international organizations, and interested members of the public
- Enhanced understanding of the role of climate-related risk assessments in national budget development and sustainable green finance growth challenges and opportunities
- Experience and best practice-sharing for building sustainable green finance policy effectiveness
- Country-level case studies of measures that promote green finance development and governance may be included in a future ADBI publication
Climate Change and Sovereign Risk in ASEAN
The Role of Central Banks and Financial Supervisory Authorities in Governing Sustainable Finance