Environmental and Social Sustainability in Trade and Supply Chains

Events

Environmental and Social Sustainability in Trade and Supply Chains

15 November 2022 to 17 November 2022

Venue, Grand Hyatt, Istanbul


ADB Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP), with its aim in making global trade and supply chains inclusive, green, resilient, transparent, and socially responsible, is organizing a 3-day workshop on ‘Environmental and Social Sustainability in Trade and Supply Chains” for partner banks in Central and West Asia. The workshop intends to provide an overview of the current trends and initiatives being taken by ADB TSCFP and its partners in Environmental and Social (E&S) governance in the finance/banking sector E & S Safeguards, including, but not limited to Labor Risk Due Diligence Process, Child, and Forced Labor (CFL) Due Diligence Pilot Project, the importance of E & S, Labor, and Climate risk management in the banking industry

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
15 Nov 2022 Registration and Welcome Coffee
15 Nov 2022 Introductory and Welcome Remarks Steven Beck, ADB
15 Nov 2022 ERM introduction and Environmental and Social Governance Trends & Risk Management in the Banking Industry Charles Gooderham, Environmental Resource Management (ERM)
15 Nov 2022 Panel Discussion:
• E&S Trends, Risks & Opportunities in the Banking Sector
15 Nov 2022 Panelists
• Emre Umut, Citi
• Inal Kishmariya, Fitch
• Hojamurod Hojaev, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
• Vera Economou, RBI
• Sharon Yuen, STACS
• Erel Seren, Standard Chartered Yatırım Bankası Türk A.Ş.
15 Nov 2022 E&S in Trade Finance & ADB E&S Safeguards in the Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP)
15 Nov 2022 Material E&S Factors for Trade Finance
• ADB TSCFP E&S Safeguards Updates
Speaker 1: Saugat Roy, ERM
• Speaker 2: Laurence Genee, ADB
15 Nov 2022 Labor Risk Management in the Banking Industry
15 Nov 2022 • Importance of Labor Risks in the Banking industry (ILO Core Labor Standards)
• Labor Risk Due Diligence Process
• ADB TSCFP Child and Forced Labor (CFL) Due Diligence Pilot Project
Speaker 1: Emily Bourlet, ERM
• Speaker 2: Olga Skotareva, ADB
15 Nov 2022 Introduction to Environmental and Social management System (ESMS) in Trade Finance & Industry Tools
15 Nov 2022 • Purpose of ESMS for Banks
• Overview of the ADB ESMS for Trade Finance
• Speaker 1: Saugat Roy, ERM
• Speaker 2: Inal Kishmariya, Fitch
• Speaker 3: Sharon Yuen, STACS
15 Nov 2022 • Industry tools to support ESMS implementation in Trade Finance:
o Know Your Customer (KYC) Tools
o E&S Risk Screening Tools
o Due Diligence Approaches in Trade Finance
o Industry Training Tools
15 Nov 2022 Q&A
15 Nov 2022 Sustainable Fitch Presentation
15 Nov 2022 STACS Presentation
15 Nov 2022 Climate Risk Management in the Banking Industry
• Assessing portfolio risk, net zero targets and decarbonization plans in Banks
• ADB's Energy Transition & Multilateral Bank's (MDBs) alignment with the Paris Agreement
15 Nov 2022 • TFP’s green transition facility plans for renewable energy
• Practical session: How to tackle climate risks in my portfolio?
• Speaker 1: Charles Gooderham, ERM
• Speaker 2: Can Sutken, ADB
15 Nov 2022 Closing Remarks
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
16 Nov 2022 Presentation on `Supply Chain Finance in Central Asia - White Paper` • Aparna Soni Bhalla, ADB
16 Nov 2022 Panel Discussion:
• Current developments on SCF in Western and Central Asia, Challenges and Way Forward
16 Nov 2022 Supply Chain Finance – Key considerations • Funda Uzun, Citibank
16 Nov 2022 Setting up SCF – BOG experience • Levan Tetradze, Bank of Georgia
16 Nov 2022 Solutions and way forward – FCI • Aysen Centinas, FCI
16 Nov 2022 Can technology provide any solution? • Raja Debnath, Veefin
16 Nov 2022 ADB Presentation
• ADB’s Supply Chain Proposition, TA capabilities and Action Plan
ADB
16 Nov 2022 Panel Discussion:
• Correspondent Banking Challenges in the backdrop of elevated geo-political risks
Panelists • Amna Hasan, Askari Bank
• Hasan Apaydin, ICC Turkiye
• Zuzana Franz, ODDO BHF
• Ankita Pandey, ADB
• Ketevan Antidze, Commerzbank
16 Nov 2022 ADB FI Long Term Lending Opportunities Presentation Ozden Onturk, ADB
16 Nov 2022 Trade Finance Case Studies • Vin O’Brien
16 Nov 2022 Trade Finance Case Studies • Vin O’Brien
16 Nov 2022 Closing Remarks
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
17 Nov 2022 ADB Knowledge Initiative Updates
17 Nov 2022 Presentation on Trade and Supply Chain Compliance Prevention • Tat Yeen Yap, Monetago
17 Nov 2022 GDIH Launch of Disability Inclusion Initiative and Survey Results • Victoria Austin, GDIH
17 Nov 2022 Photo and Certificate Ceremony

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