Lead Chair: James Lea-Cox
| CoChair: null
Session Format: Panel discussion | Accepts Submissions: Invitation Only
As a condition of financing, IFI-financed projects must adhere to a set of stringent environmental, social, and governance (ESG) safeguards. This session will explore emerging issues that the banks and their clients are currently facing from the ESIA stage to operations. Perspectives will be sought from consultants, lenders and business on various emerging issues including ESG reporting, ESIA to implementation, climate change risk management and adaptation, labour, social issues and biodiversity, including natural capital.
Acceptance Status: approve