Nov 19

The German-Singaporean Financial Forum (GSFF) on Sustainable Financing “Tackling Climate Change: How Banks Can Support Singapore”

Morning conference with Networking lunch followed by a Dialogue with Minister Chan Chun Sing, Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry, on the occasion of SGC’s 15th Anniversary

Organized by the Singaporean German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) and the German Embassy Singapore, this forum brings together experts on sustainable development, renewable energy development, green financing and climate change to discuss how banks can support Singapore regarding the challenges of climate change. Following the forum, Minister Chan Chun Sing, Singapore Minister of Trade and Industry will engage in a dialogue on the topic "Seizing opportunities in a challenging global business environment", on the occasion of SGC’s 15th Anniversary.

About the Financial Forum
How does climate change impact Singapore? PM Lee announced in his 2019 National Day Rally speech that Singapore is allocating S$100 billion for climate change mitigating actions to be spread from 50 – 100 years. This stresses the importance of tackling climate change now. According to records, Singapore’s sea level has been rising and the danger for Singapore to be submerged with water is real. Not only that, temperature has also been increasing steadily that resulted to longer dry periods impacting drinking water resources, while causing also intense rainfall that leads to severe flooding. Thinking ahead is necessary. The forum therefore discusses how banks can help Singapore to tackle the impact of climate change.

Location

Conrad Centennial Singapore
North & South Ballrooms, Level 2
2 Temasek Blvd
038982 Singapore

Details
Event Start
19/11/2019 | 10:45
Event End
19/11/2019 | 14:45
Price
Event is FOC
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Programme (Speaker Profiles)

10.15 am
Registration

10.45 am
Welcome by Dr Tim Philippi, Executive Director and Board Member, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC)

10.50 am
Introduction by Dr Ulrich A Sante, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Singapore

11.00 am
Keynote by Dr Philipp Nimmermann, State Secretary for Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing of the Federal State of Hessen, Germany
„Sustainable Finance – The German Approach and Cooperation Possibilities with Singapore and ASEAN“

11.30 am
Panel Discussion on “Tackling Climate Change: How Banks Can Support Singapore”
Panel Members
Ms Jeanne Stampe, Head Asia Sustainable Finance, Global Finance Practice Leadership Team, WWF Singapore
Prof Armin Aberle, CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Ms Claire Ratcliffe, Head of Corporate Finance APAC, BayWa r.e.
Moderator, Mr Tim Hill, Key Accounts Director, South East Asia, GlobalData PLC

12.30 pm
Closing remarks by Mr Ralf Schmidt, Chairman, SGC Banking Committee

There after Networking Lunch

Programme Moderator, Ms Margit Kunz-Vinluan, Deputy General Manager, Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC)

The organizers retain the right to amend the programme.

15th SGC Anniversary Dialogue with Minister Chan Chun Sing, Singapore Minister of Trade and Industry (Programme)

Please be informed that you have to register separately for Networking Lunch and 15th SGC Anniversary Dialogue with Minister Chan Chun Sing (Register here)

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