2023 Brochure released!

Climate Risk Adaptation in Action

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

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Decarbonisation

Overview

Climate risks are the top global risks in terms of both likelihood and impact for the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risks Report. What can organisations do to assess, manage and take concrete actions to address physical risks from climate change?

Learnings

  • Climate change risks’ impact on infrastructure and supply chains across different sectors
  • Corporate strategies in climate risk assessment – the process and collaborations needed to develop an adaptation plan
  • Opportunities for addressing physical risks from climate change in business strategy and the benefits of de-risking

Post Event Actions

  • Assess whether your organisation has in place the measures and plans to adapt to and address future climate risks and extreme weather patterns
  • Understand how to leverage the latest climate science and predictive analytics tools for concrete actions for climate-resilient infrastructure
  • Explore city-level public-private sector collaboration to adapt to climate risks for urban infrastructure

Speakers

MODERATOR

Stacey Chow

Director and Asia Regional Lead for Business & Society

Brunswick Group

Stacey Chow

Director and Asia Regional Lead for Business & Society

Brunswick Group

Stacey leads Brunswick Group’s Business & Society practice in Asia, and advises clients on sustainability, ESG and social purpose strategies, stakeholder engagement, and thought leadership positioning for senior executives. She previously worked at the World Economic Forum and World Bank, and has more than 15 years of experience in sustainable development, infrastructure development and public-private partnerships. She was a 2012-2015 Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Helping companies reach sustainability goals through global partnerships and technological innovation.

Dr Entela Benz

Chief Executive Officer

Intensel - Climate Risk Solutions

Dr Entela Benz

Chief Executive Officer

Intensel - Climate Risk Solutions

Entela is the CEO and Co-founder of Intensel Limited, an AI-powered climate science for predicting climate related risks. She serves as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Finance, HKUST Business School, and has delivered several ESG training for companies. Entela hold various board level advisory positions. She graduated with a PhD in Financial Engineering from SFI, Switzerland, MPhil in International Economics from HEI, Geneva, Switzerland and Certificate of Finance from Oxford University.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Make physical climate risk analytics accessible to business and people.

John Haffner

General Manager - Sustainability

Hang Lung Properties Ltd.

John Haffner

General Manager - Sustainability

Hang Lung Properties Ltd.

John Haffner is General Manager – Sustainability, Hang Lung Properties Ltd., where he is responsible for formulating the Group-wide sustainability strategy and driving its execution. He has more than two decades of experience in cleantech, infrastructure and sustainability in Asia and North America, and is proficient in Mandarin.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

To make significant progress against defined sustainability goals both professionally and personally.

Liu Ye

Catastrophe Risk Manager

SCOR

Liu Ye

Catastrophe Risk Manager

SCOR

Liu Ye is an enthusiast in natural catastrophe risk management. She leads part of the modeling team in Scor P&C Asia-Pacific and has broad experience over the region. She believes in the role of insurance, science and technology in facilitating climate change adaptation and building a resilient and sustainable society.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Help combat climate change and its impacts.