SEC Raises Consciousness On Sustainable Finance, Local weather Change Mitigation

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In a bid to make sure that the initiatives of the Revised Capital Market Grasp Plan 2015 to 2025 (RCMMP) which it the blueprint for harnessing the alternatives for financial progress and growth within the nation, are copiously applied the Securities and Change Fee (SEC) stated, it’s set to carry a hybrid workshop on ESG to sensitize market stakeholders on the idea of sustainability.

The workshop which is titled ‘ESG and Sustainable Finance -The Way forward for Funding’ will maintain on July 27, 2023 in Lagos.

Audio system on the workshop embody director-general of SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda; MD/CEO Monetary Derivatives Firm Mr. Bismarck Rewane; and vice chairman, Monetary Centre for Sustainability Lagos Prof. Doyin Salami.

Others are MD, Central Securities Clearing System Mr. Jalo-Waziri, CEO, NGX Mr. Temi Popoola, MD, FMDQ Mr. Bola Koko, amongst others.

In keeping with SEC, the target of the workshop is to drive sustainable finance devices issuances, create consciousness on local weather change mitigation and adaptation, and join initiatives that deal with local weather dangers with potential investor, advocate for coverage incentives and proved entry to funding for local weather sensible initiatives.

“The workshop is premised on one of many strategic themes highlighted within the Revised Capital Market Grasp Plan which is to create consciousness, deploy academic and advocacy campaigns for ESG compliant merchandise.”

The Fee acknowledged that the Nigerian capital market, as an integral a part of the monetary system, is assiduously working to handle society’s wants and considerations by enterprise a metamorphosis, pushed by initiatives of the Capital Market Grasp Plan to coach buyers on completely different approaches to sustainable funding, and equally improve confidence and participation out there.

The Fee is organizing the workshop in collaboration with the Monetary Centre for Sustainability Lagos (FC4SL), a community platform that’s main the event of world requirements required to speed up the enlargement of inexperienced and sustainable finance, and ARM-Harith Infrastructure Funding Restricted, a Pan-African infrastructure fund supervisor primarily based in South Africa.

The audience for the programme embody public corporations, capital market operators, funding professionals, threat administration professionals, buyers and different stakeholders.


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