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Episode 225 | July 22, 2023

DBS Leads Asian Banks in Financed Emissions Disclosures

Helge Muenkel, Chief Sustainability Officer, DBS Bank

In April of 2023 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched the Finance for Net Zero (FiNZ) Action Plan to catalyze Asia’s net zero transition and decarbonization activities. My guest today is Helge Muenkel, CSO at DBS Bank, and we’re going to talk about why establishing a roadmap for sustainability reporting by key financial institutions […]

Episode 218 | June 4, 2023

Carbon Accounting Turns Climate Risks into Opportunities

Mike Wallace, Chief Decarbonization Officer (CDO) at Persefoni

Mike Wallace is an internationally recognized expert in the ESG & sustainability field. For over 25-years he has been advising corporations, non-profits, and government agencies on the development and implementation of sustainable business and investment strategies. As Chief Decarbonzation Officer at Persefoni (CDO) he works with corporate executive teams to help them understand sustainability risks […]

Episode 178 | October 3, 2022

Six Steps Banks Can Take to Reduce Climate Risk of Derivatives

Jim Scott, Senior Advisor for Financial Institutions Engagement, Ceres Accelerator for Capital Markets Blair Bateson, Director, Company Network at Ceres

The total derivative notional outstanding for U.S. banks is close to $200 trillion and the top 5 largest banks control ~95% of this systemically important market. However, to date, the climate risk implications of this market have been unexplored. My guests today are experts in climate risk management for financial institutions and the co-authors of […]

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