Environmental, Social & Governance

[Webinar] Climate Risk Management in Practice

Overview

This is Module 3 of the Sustainability Excellence for Talent Certification Programme (SET), which aims to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on topics such as sustainability reporting frameworks, ESG ratings, climate risks, and net zero.

Climate risks are becoming increasingly imminent to businesses with the associated negative business and financial implications. Incorporating climate risks into existing risk management processes will be key to ensuring companies properly consider climate risks when making business decisions. This seminar provides an overview of the approach to identify, assess, prioritise and manage climate risks, and key consideration factors in integrating climate risks into your overall risk management.

Check out the other modules in the Programme:
Introduction to IFRS S1 and S2
Introduction to HKEX Listing Rule – ESG Code
ESG Data & Rating in Practice
Introduction to GHG Emissions
Introduction to GRI
Scenario Analysis in Practice
Scope 3 Emissions in Practice (Financial Services) or Scope 3 Emissions in Practice (Corporates)
Science-based Target Setting in Practice (Financial Services) or Science-based Target Setting in Practice (Corporates)

Objective

On completion of this webinar, you will be able to:
• Define the role and responsibilities at each governance level in an organisation
• Apply the step-by-step process of climate risk management
• Recognise methods of integrating climate risks into a business

Content

• Roles and responsibilities of Board and management at different functions
• Overview of climate risk management process (identification, assessment, prioritisation and management)
• Examples of climate risks integration into key business decisions and enterprise risk management programme

Who should attend

This course is primarily targeted at corporate sustainability officers, fund managers, compliance officers, risk managers, senior management of business entities, and those who are interested in this topic.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This course has already been approved as an eligible course of the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training (“the Scheme”) under the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (“the Pilot Programme”). The Scheme aims to enhance the competency and professionalism of in-service practitioners within the asset and wealth management sector and to assist other practitioners within the financial services industry in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for entering the sector. Eligible applicants will be subsidised 80% of the course fees by the HKSAR Government upon satisfactory completion of the courses approved by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, subject to a ceiling of HK$15,000. Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is appointed as the implementation agent of the Pilot Programme. Regarding the details of eligible criteria and application procedures, please refer to the dedicated web-site of the Pilot Programme (https://www.wamtalent.org.hk/).

Speaker/Course Instructor

Lit Ping LOW
Lit Ping is a Partner in the Climate and Sustainability practice in PwC China/ HK and PwC’s Asia Pacific Climate Lead. She brings 20 years of experience providing advisory services to governments and private sector clients on climate change, and environmental and social issues.

Lit Ping has advised multiple businesses in their journey to integrating climate risks within their businesses’ strategy, risk, investment and operations, across sectors such as financial services, energy and infrastructure and retail and consumer goods.

Lit Ping also collaborated with international organisations including WBCSD, WEF and CDP to raise awareness and advance the climate agenda. She was formerly a Senior Specialist at the World Bank’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Practice, supporting governments in managing the financial risks of climate and disaster events.
Debbie LAM
Debbie is a Manager of PwC Hong Kong’s Climate and Sustainability team. She has over 6 years of experience in Sustainability advisory, covering aspects such as ESG Reporting, Climate Risk Assessment, Responsible Investment and GHG footprinting advisory.

Debbie has supported various clients in preparing their ESG Reports, spanning across banking, real estate and consumer goods industries. As a technical consultant in supporting the HKEX in developing the Implementation Guidance for the New Climate Requirements, she has extensive knowledge of the latest regulatory requirements as well as global reporting standards including the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards.

Details

Code
TSBES24001701
Date & Time
Friday, 19 Jul 2024 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Venue
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
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Language
English
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00