Session 4.3: Embedding Climate Resilience in Financing

May 29th, 2022

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Speakers and panelists in this session will discuss greening corporate supply chains through reform of energy policy; a globally-harmonized database for standardized sustainability reporting; circular economy case studies from an agro-processing facilities in the Philippines; and a regulatory roadmap for more efficient and affordable streetlighting in Viet Nam.

Track Chair: Pil-Bae Song , Senior Clean Energy Advisor (Consultant), ADB
Moderator: Dr Peter Du Pont, Managing Partner, Asia Clean Energy Partners

Program

Time (Manila) Activities
2:00 - 2:10 p.m. Introduction to the Session, Speakers and Panelists

  • Peter Du Pont, Session 4.3 Moderator
2:10 - 2:40 p.m. Presentations (10 minutes per speaker)

    Greening corporate supply chains through RE policy reform

  • Dana Kenney, Project Director, Energy, Abt Associates, Inc.
  • Surbhi Singhvi, WBCSD
  • The presentation will cover the analysis, technical assistance, and capacity building provided by USAID’s Clean Power Asia program between 2016 and 2021 to promote changes in policies and regulations that would enable a significant increase in DPV investment, especially by corporations.

    Gender-responsive renewable energy fund for a LDC

  • Sourajit Aiyer, Vice President- auctusESG
    Role of Fintech solutions in driving carbon neutrality in Indian MSMEs

  • Nisha Menon, Chief Consultant, DESL
2:40 - 3:15 p.m. Panel Discussion

  • Dana Kenney, Project Director, Energy, Abt Associates, Inc.
  • Surbhi Singhvi, WBCSD
  • Sourajit Aiyer, Vice President- auctusESG
  • Nisha Menon, Chief Consultant, DESL
  • My Ton , Technical Advisor, P&R Energy
  • Verick Schick, Senior Advisor, Agency for Business & Economic Development
  • Session Moderator: Peter Du Pont
3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Q&A from the Audience and Session Wrap-up

  • Peter Du Pont, Session Moderator