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Innovating for a greener future in Asia

Updated: Mar 24, 2023

Session 1 - Technological trends to mitigate climate change

Opening remarks: Huda Jaffer,Co-Chair Sustainability Startup20 Task Force (India)

Albert Oung,Founder & President World Green Organization (Singapore)

Moderator: Tiat Jin Ooi, ERIA Lead Consultant (Singapore)

Guest speakers:

Orchlon Enkhtsetseg, Founder & CEO, URECA (Mongolia)

Divya Hegde, Founder Baeru (India)

Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovations at ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (Indonesia)

Points discussed:

· Renewable energy technologies: Solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, and bio power

· Electric vehicles and energy transmission & storage

· Carbon farming: technologies such as precision agriculture

Session 2 - Interconnected risks: Environmental dangers threaten economic growth and viability

Opening remarks: Nidhi (Chauhan) Nagabhatla Senior Official UN University (Belgium)

Moderator: Amelia Litania ERIA Program Officer (Indonesia)

Guest speakers:

Robert Brears Founder of our Future Water (New Zealand) Elyssa Ludher Senior Fellow and Coordinator ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (Singapore) Dian Lutfiana ERIA Research Associate (Indonesia)

Points discussed :

· Migration

· Food Security

· Extreme weather events, climate change, and water crises

Session 3 - Environmental future in Asia: Opportunities & hope?

Opening remarks: Erik Solheim Former Minister of Climate and the Environment of Norway and Former Executive Director of UNEP (Norway)

Moderator: Ravindra Ngo Founder & CEO the Asian Network (Singapore)

Guest speakers:

Megan Argyriou Head of International Climate works Centre (Australia) Vannarith Chheang President of Asian Vision Institute (Cambodia) Katarina M.V. Galic CEO of X|ergy SusTech Powerhouse (Portugal) Points discussed :

· Adaptation

· Mitigation

· Decoupling Growth from Resource Use

Session 4 - Green financing & ESG Investments

Opening remarks: Gaya Herrington Vice President ESG Research Schneider’s Electric (USA)

Moderator: Tiat Jin Ooi, ERIA Lead Consultant (Singapore)

Guest speakers:

Syed Mubarak Chief Sustainability Officer, EVVO Labs (Singapore)

Anouj Mehta Country Director Thailand, Unit Head Green Innovative Finance-ASEAN ADB

Nirnita talukdar ,Regional Coordinator for Asia Pacific United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) (India)

Points discussed :

· How can business leaders adapt, drive profit and deliver on a sustainable future?

· Green finance and investment

· Clean energy transition

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