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Our Energy & Utilities Committee & Financial & Fintech Committee are delighted to bring you a webinar around Energy Transition remaining a priority for banks and financial institutions in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Join our expert panel from Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking, UK Export Finance, Asian Development Bank, Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) and Standard Chartered Bank.


Professionals from Banks, Multilaterals, Financial Institutions, Fintech, Infrastructure, Energy, Utilities, Industrial sectors, Financial Industry Professionals, Insurers, Financial regulators and Government Representatives

This event is in support of the Chamber's Road to Net Zero campaign, and forms part of our New Horizons series. For more information on the Road to Net Zero, click HERE.

*Note: The link to this online event will be issued to attendees the day prior to the webinar. 


Where do banks and financial institutions go from here?

The world's leaders have demonstrated their willingness to support the financial system with huge capital injections and rapidly introduced measures to prop up the major economies of the world. A change to the nature of work may have been accelerated due to the measures imposed during the pandemic, but a new era of banking and finance, reshaped by fintech, was already upon us, and a total re-imagining of the energy sector was already well underway, ably supported by many banks and FI's.


While global growth may have to take a back-seat, banks and financial institutions will have an important role re-establishing trade, financing re-development activity, and restoring normality in society. This will require real tenacity within financial institutions, advising their clients on rarely confronted issues and maintaining extreme discipline in capital allocation. A renewed focus on infrastructure development seems likely, with a shift of focus to towards different asset classes already predicted. The continuation, or acceleration, of the drive to decarbonise the economy is already gathering significant support. Further, on the human capital front, it is expected that different skill sets and capabilities in banks and financial institutions will be required in the future. 

How are banks and financial institutions protecting themselves from the fallout of the COVID19 epidemic and how can they best play a role in societal renaissance in the 2020's? What measures can be employed to accelerate healing, both for the banks and FI's themselves, and for their clients who will need to rely on external assistance like never before? How will banks justify their decisions to governments and regulators in an environment where public scrutiny is likely to exceed that of the pre-COVID19 world? 




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