2ND SUSTAINABLE FINANCE FORUM

GREEN LOAN DEFINITION FOR CAMBODIA

The 2nd Sustainable Finance Forum will focus on discussing a Green Loan Definition for Cambodia, with speaker Mr John MCGINLEY from Mekong Strategic Partners. In his presentation, John will cover:

  1. What a green loan is, including key benefits and practical impacts for banks and the financial sector
  2. Global trends, including what is happening with green loan definitions in Europe (European Taxonomy Regulation) and ASEAN
  3. The opportunity for Cambodia to develop its own green loan definition and what might be different for Cambodia vs. other countries
  4. A potential roadmap for banks, regulators and other key stakeholders to work together to develop a Cambodian green loan definition.

Hourly Schedule

Agenda

15:00 - 15:30
Registration
15:30 - 15:35
Welcome Speech by Chairman of Sustainable Finance Committee
DITH Sochal
Speakers:
Mr. DITH SOCHAL
15:35 - 16:05
Presentation: Green Loan Definition for Cambodia by Mekong Strategic Partners and USAID Green Invest Asia
John MCGINLEY
Speakers:
John MCGINLEY
16:05 - 16:25
Q & A
16:25 - 16:30
Closing Remark
Speakers:
Mr. DITH SOCHAL
Mr. DITH SOCHAL
Mr. DITH SOCHAL
Chairman of Sustainable Finance at The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC)
Mr. DITH Sochal has around 20-year experience in finance and banking industry. Over the years, he has held various roles across a number of with institutions including with PWC, NBC, ANZ prior to his current posting with FTB. He holds an MBA Degree. He is also an executive council member of ABC since 2019 and held as Chairperson of Sustainable Finance Committee.
John MCGINLEY
John MCGINLEY
PARTNER AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA AND MEKONG STRATEGIC PARTNERS
As Managing Partner of Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP) and Strategic Advisor to USAID Green Invest Asia, Mr. McGinley brings two decades of experience in banking and financial services, strategy, and the international development sector. He has successfully built high-performing businesses across the Mekong Region. Prior to founding MSP, John worked for ANZ (Australia & New Zealand) Bank for the Greater Mekong Region and led the bank’s approach to market entry and expansion across the Greater Mekong Region.

Date

Aug 24 2021
Expired!

Time

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Speakers

  • John MCGINLEY
    John MCGINLEY
    PARTNER AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA AND MEKONG STRATEGIC PARTNERS

    As Managing Partner of Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP) and Strategic Advisor to USAID Green Invest Asia, Mr. McGinley brings two decades of experience in banking and financial services, strategy, and the international development sector. He has successfully built high-performing businesses across the Mekong Region. Prior to founding MSP, John worked for ANZ (Australia & New Zealand) Bank for the Greater Mekong Region and led the bank’s approach to market entry and expansion across the Greater Mekong Region.

  • Mr. DITH SOCHAL
    Mr. DITH SOCHAL
    Chairman of Sustainable Finance at The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC)

    Mr. DITH Sochal has around 20-year experience in finance and banking industry. Over the years, he has held various roles across a number of with institutions including with PWC, NBC, ANZ prior to his current posting with FTB. He holds an MBA Degree. He is also an executive council member of ABC since 2019 and held as Chairperson of Sustainable Finance Committee.