Sustainable Finance for Financial Institutions

Program Days:

May 26, 27, 28 2021
1:30PM to 5:00 PM on all dates

PHP 15,000.00 or USD 300.00
*USD 1 = PHP 50.00

Program Overview

Companies today have services, operations, and products that have a detrimental impact on the environment and society, which financial institutions can indirectly contribute to, The emerging focus of financial institutions on their clients’ environmental and social risks has evolved to what is now known as sustainable finance.
Sustainable Finance is any form of financial service which integrates environmental and social considerations, in addition to profitability, into lending and investment decisions. Banks engaged in sustainable finance are committed to lending and investing in companies that have integrated or intend to integrate the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit in their operations.

This highly interactive program will focus on how you can integrate environmental and social considerations into due diligence in your institution’s lending and investing concerns, challenges, and decisions. The program will provide you with an overall view of the phenomenon of sustainability, as well as the skills to operationalize sustainable finance. It will be a hands-on, roll-up your sleeves workshop on how to implement or operationalize sustainable finance.

Program Objectives

The course will enable its participants to learn how to integrate environmental and social risk factors in risk assessment and pricing of funding proposals. It is designed to be a hands-on, participative, and practical training experience to equip the participants with the skills on how to integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in the operations of their financial institutions.

Key Benefits

The course will be structured to follow three stages.  The first stage is to build awareness.  The second stage is to convert participants as advocates of sustainable finance by establishing the business case for the integration of ESG issues in operations and due diligence.  The third stage focuses on how to operationalize sustainable finance.

Main takeaways from the course:

  • Evaluate funding proposals using a sustainability lens
  • Assist clients in their sustainability journey
  • Champion the implementation of sustainability practices within their organizations
Who Should Attend

Risk and Credit Officers from member institutions of the Bankers Association of the Philippines and Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines.

Professionals and Individuals taking the lead in implementing sustainable finance in their organizations.