The Asian Development Bank (ADB) explored these issues in a recent report forecasting the drivers and impacts of green and social finance and its prospects in the region.
The ADB North American Representative Office has partnered with the University of Waterloo, MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates), and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) to bring you a webinar to explore the report’s findings.
This event is free to anyone.
This webinar will feature:
- A presentation by Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist for the ADB;
- Followed by a discussion featuring: Bhim Adhikari, Senior Program Specialist of IDRC; Jessica Villanueva, Director, Impact Investing, and Daniel Fuentes, Senior Project Manager, LEAP, of MEDA.
Dr. Sawada's full presentation can be found here in PDF format.
Moderating the discussion is:
- Olaf Weber, Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, and Research Chair in Sustainable Finance at University of Waterloo
With introductory remarks by:
- Jean Andrey, Dean, Faculty of Environment at University of Waterloo
Jessica Villanueva: Impact Investment Technical Director for Mennonite Economic Development Associates
Daniel Fuentes: Senior Project Manager, LEAP for Mennonite Economic Development Associates
Olaf Weber: University Research Chair in Sustainable Finance for The School of Environment Enterprise and Development at Waterloo
Bhim Adhikari: Senior Program Specialist at Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC)
This event is co-hosted by the University of Waterloo School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA).