Towards a low-carbon economy [fr]
On Friday 17 June, the European Union Delegation in Singapore, the French and other member states’ embassies hosted a breakfast talk on making a low-carbon economy profitable for all.
Keeping the momentum of the Paris climate conference (COP 21) going, the event - attended by more than 100 professionals - looked at profitability for business and the role that the financial sector can play in the transition.
Panel discussions brought together high-profile actors from both the public and private sectors to exchange views on the Singapore and the regional context.Whether we will have a smooth transition or a revolution, it is clear that climate change needs to be tackled across industries.
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- First panel discussion: Low-carbon transition risks on business valuation
- From left to right: Yeo Lian Sim (SGX), Pierre Ducret (Caisse des dépôts et consignations), Doug McKay (Shell) and Teymoor Nabili (CNA).
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- Second panel disccusion: Financial opportunities for an early transition
- From left to right: Michael Brown (Berkeley Energy), Pierre Ducret (Caisse des dépôts et consignations), James Cameron (HSBC) and Teymoor Nabili (CNA).
For more details, read the Ambassadors’ op-ed “Making a low-carbon economy profitable for all” published in the Business Times on Thursday 16 June or download the seminar programme here.