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Case Study: FinTech & Sustainable Finance

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 16:55 - 17:35

Location: Sustainable Resources Theatre

Redefining Value

Overview

This session will look into the meeting points of investments, sustainability and tech innovations. As the sustainability agenda continues to transform the financial sector, and ESG considerations continue to evolve, the development and adoption of innovative technologies will lead to future financial ecosystems tailored to reach inclusive and sustainable development.

Learnings

  • Technology as a driver for capital markets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • The potential of AI and big data in enabling specialised technologies to analyse environmental risks and pertinent economic impacts
  • Digitalisation of sustainability bonds and transactions where this comes into play
  • The importance of data aggregation, reporting and communication in line with global standards

Post Event Actions

  • Consider the importance of FinTech to the city’s green finance ambitions and how this will impact your organisation and sector
  • Consider how you can equip yourself/your organisation with further industry knowledge and identify the partnerships and collaborations needed to enable ready action

Speakers

MODERATOR

Helene Li

Co-Founder

GoImpact Capital Partners

Helene Li

Co-Founder

GoImpact Capital Partners

Helene Li, a key voice and one of the top sustainable finance influencers globally. As an enthusiastic advocate for Sustainable Finance and Impact Investment, Helene is currently the CEO and co-founder of GoImpact, as well as a sought after speaker and moderator at conferences and industry summits in Sustainable Development.

Mushtaq Kapasi

Managing Director, Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific

International Capital Market Association

Mushtaq Kapasi

Managing Director, Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific

International Capital Market Association

Mushtaq Kapasi is ICMA’s Chief Representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2002, engaged in senior strategy, capital market and legal roles covering the region at international banks active in Asia. He has worked as a lawyer in debt capital markets and derivatives, a structurer in equities and fixed income, a manager of complex trades with regulatory and accounting considerations, and an adviser to top executives on emerging market strategy. He has also served as a consultant on financial structures of renewable energy projects in frontier markets. He is a member of the New York State Bar, and studied mathematics at the University of Texas and law at Yale University.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Help to create effective and credible market standards and regulation that help to increase investment into environmental and social projects through the Asian capital markets.

Bill Kentrup

Co-founder & Head of Origination

Allinfra

Bill Kentrup

Co-founder & Head of Origination

Allinfra

Bill has been involved in Asia’s environmental and infrastructure markets since 2001 across Noble Environmental Solutions & Carbon Credits and as Head of Asia Environmental Financial Products and Head of Asia Renewables at Macquarie Bank and Macquarie Capital. More recently, Bill is applying blockchain technology to the financing of infrastructure and environmental assets through Allinfra.

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