Sustainable Finance Live sneak peek: ESG risks - how can we build in sustainability?
Finextra spoke to Adam Webb, COO, Risk at ICBC Standard Bank, ahead of Sustainable Finance Live about his experience in risk management and mitigating climate risk.
Webb will be taking part in a panel on 'How can sustainability be built into regulation and risk?' at Finextra’s fifth Sustainable Live conference taking place on the 29th November 2022. We captured some of this thoughts on this topic ahead of the event.
How do ESG considerations impact your day-to-day role?
We are still developing our framework and approach to ESG, and with a business that has a focus towards emerging markets and commodities, there needs to be pragmatism in this regard. However, ESG considerations are becoming more embedded within regular activities and processes. For me personally, I am leading the response to PRA requirements around climate change but also using this as an opportunity to expand the focus to sustainability more broadly where appropriate.
What impact have newer regulations like SFDR, TCFD, CSRD had?
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