ESG and climate risk management workshop

  • Climate risk and ESG, Regulation, governance and compliance
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Key reasons to attend

  • Identify direct and indirect risks when measuring climate risk 
  • Integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into risk modelling 
  • Understand greenwashing and its current implications  


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About the course

In this interactive learning event, participants will enhance their knowledge of how financial institutions are tackling climate risks, and understand their ESG implications and sustainability practices. Participants will learn how to measure and integrate climate risk into risk management by participating in interactive exercises guided by the subject matter expert. 

Key sessions will explore the current risks, opportunities and disclosure developments, such as views from the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, providing an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding on the diverse landscapes. 

Learning objectives

  • Evaluate key elements of scenarios to calculate physical and transition risks 
  • Assess the global climate regulatory requirements and the local regulatory landscape 
  • Identify effective climate risk stress tests 
  • Deal with physical, transition and liability risks  
  • Address the effects of carbon offsets and carbon credits  
  • Align the diverse impact of ESG and climate risk on operational risk and the trading book  

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Climate risk   
  • Model risk    
  • Risk reporting 
  • Risk management    
  • Data management     
  • ESG 
  • Sustainable finance 
  • Transition finance 


May 22, 2024

In-person. Location: Unit 1801-05, Shui On Centre 6-8 Harbour Road Wanchai, Hong Kong


  • Introduction to environmental, social and governance (ESG) and climate risk
  • Current regulatory and climate initiatives landscape
  • Overview of climate-related scenario analysis
  • Deep diving into ESG
  • Relationship between ESG and risk management
  • Forward looking: further impacts    
  • Case study/group discussion exercise

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Tutor: Mostafa Monira Firdouse, experienced development impact and sustainability specialist

September 24, 2024



  • Introduction to environmental, social and governance (ESG) and climate risk
  • Current regulatory and climate initiatives landscape
  • Overview of climate-related scenario analysis
  • Relationship between ESG and risk management
  • Deep diving into ESG
  • Forward looking: further impacts   
  • Case study/group discussion exercise

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Tutor: Claudia Marcusson, sustainability and climate-tech expert in financial services, education, entrepreneurship and innovation


Mostafa Monira Firdouse

Experienced development impact and sustainability specialist

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Mostafa Monira Firdouse is an experienced and seasoned development impact and sustainability specialist. She has more than 10 years of experience in handling resource efficiency, gender and sustainability projects, development impact measurement and reporting to Asia & Pacific stakeholders. 


She was also a part-time Lecturer in The Metropolitan University of Hong Kong, teaching Environmental Economics and Environmental Management System. Leveraging her industrial and academic experience, she was an active research associates in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University CESEF Research Unit with a special interest in Environment and Social Governance (ESG) Methodology and Future of ESG in Hong Kong. 
As well as her IFC role, Monira holds the following industry positions: 
• Green Finance Specialist in Friends of the Earth, FoE (HK)
• Bangladesh High Commission of Hong Kong, Special Adviser, Bangladesh investment generation. 


Monira advises governments, organisations and companies across all sectors on climate finance, environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk within investments and business operations. Her work covers ESG integration, climate change policy and mitigation, responsible investment and green finance, as well as sustainability strategy and implementation.

Claudia Marcusson

Sustainability and climate-tech expert in financial services, education, entrepreneurship and innovation

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Ms Claudia Marcusson is a sustainability and climate-tech expert with a stellar career in financial services, education, entrepreneurship and innovation.

As an advisor, she works with corporations and scale-up founders to solve the conundrum between sustainability and profitability focusing specifically on forward-looking business models, product-market-fit and internationalisation. She is an investment advisor to impact VC funds in Europe and Singapore and a mentor and strategic advisor to several accelerators in Singapore, Germany, Korea and India.

Claudia has over 22 years of financial industry expertise in investment management, insurance, banking and FinTech having worked in the US, UK, Germany, The Netherlands and Singapore. She worked in various leadership roles at Standard Chartered Bank, ING, NN Group, ABN AMRO, and State Street Bank to name a few. She led numerous banking-wide innovation and client co-creation initiatives with a focus on sustainability and financial technology. Thanks to her prior role as chief risk officer at ING Investment Management APAC she understands how to effectively mitigate risks in a contextualised manner. 

Since 2018, Claudia has been an adjunct lecturer at the National University of Singapore focusing on green technology and sustainability, Fintech and corporate innovation and entrepreneurship. She gives training and masterclasses to corporates and C-suite executives and is a guest lecturer at Singapore Management University, Emeritus, SP Jain School of Global Management and Singapore Academy of Law.

Claudia holds an LL.M. degree in Chinese Business Law as well as an M.Sc. in Economics and Operations Research. She is a licensed instructor and expert in human-centred design and design thinking, lean start-up, agile methods and a certified SCRUM Master. 


This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

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May 22, 2024

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In-person, Singapore



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