Category Archives for Capacity Building Events

2021 FFA GENERAL ASSEMBLY – ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS AND COMPLIANCE: CAN DEVELOPING GREEN TAXONOMIES BRING ASIA CLOSER TO THIS GOAL?

2021 FFA GENERAL ASSEMBLY – ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS AND COMPLIANCE: CAN DEVELOPING GREEN TAXONOMIES BRING ASIA CLOSER TO THIS GOAL?

Fair Finance Asia hosted a public dialogue titled, ‘Enhancing sustainability standards and compliance: can developing green taxonomies bring Asia closer to this goal?,’ on 15 September 2021 as part of the 2021 Fair Finance Asia…
ARE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RELIABLE ACCELERATORS OF LABOR AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLIANT PRACTICES IN ASIA’S AGRICULTURE SECTOR?

ARE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RELIABLE ACCELERATORS OF LABOR AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLIANT PRACTICES IN ASIA’S AGRICULTURE SECTOR?

A roundtable discussion side session organized by Fair Finance Asia and Grow Asia May 31, 2021 – At the United Nations Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum (UNRBHR Forum) 2021, Fair Finance Asia and Grow Asia organized a side session,…
3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE WEBINAR “BANKING ON WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN THE ASEAN AGRICULTURE SECTOR”

3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE WEBINAR “BANKING ON WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN THE ASEAN AGRICULTURE SECTOR”

Webinar, ‘Banking on women’s empowerment in the ASEAN agricultural sector’, organized by Fair Finance Asia together with GRAISEA and Grow Asia on 30 March 2021 The dialogue, ‘Banking on women’s empowerment in the ASEAN agricultural sector’,…
DRIVING RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENTS IN THE FOOD, AGRIBUSINESS, AND FORESTRY SECTORS IN THE ASEAN

DRIVING RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENTS IN THE FOOD, AGRIBUSINESS, AND FORESTRY SECTORS IN THE ASEAN

Food, agribusiness, and forestry (FAF) sectors are among the most critical for ASEAN economies, with the sector accounting for 12% of the overall regional ASEAN GDP. The recent report – Asian Web: Tracking Regional Financial…
ENGAGING WITH NATIONAL FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATORS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE BANK OF THAILAND & FAIR FINANCE THAILAND

ENGAGING WITH NATIONAL FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATORS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE BANK OF THAILAND & FAIR FINANCE THAILAND

Fair Finance Asia 2020 General Assembly Session on 9 September 2020 The Thai Government has acknowledged that addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks including climate change, environmental degradation, and income inequality, are critical to…
SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: ADVOCACY IN CHANGING NATIONAL & REGIONAL LANDSCAPES

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: ADVOCACY IN CHANGING NATIONAL & REGIONAL LANDSCAPES

Fair Finance Asia 2020 General Assembly Session on 7 September 2020 In Asia, COVID-19 has had a huge negative impact on economies, further exacerbating socio-economic challenges already borne by some of the poorest and most…
DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGNS FOR FINANCIAL SECTOR ADVOCACY: HIGHLIGHTING ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS & CHALLENGES

DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGNS FOR FINANCIAL SECTOR ADVOCACY: HIGHLIGHTING ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS & CHALLENGES

Fair Finance Asia Webinar on 02 July 2020 Our Speakers: Richard Buch from Facing Finance Jakob König from Fair Finance Sweden Anirudha Nagar, Accountability Counsel This webinar was organized to facilitate a better understanding among Fair…
INTEGRATING HUMAN RIGHTS CONSIDERATIONS INTO FINANCING DECISIONS

INTEGRATING HUMAN RIGHTS CONSIDERATIONS INTO FINANCING DECISIONS

Fair Finance Asia Webinar on 16 July 2020 Objectives of the Webinar: Demonstrate how human rights risks can be integrated into the risk assessment and due diligence processes of financial institutions, by leveraging available research,…
ADDRESSING SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS AND TRENDS IN THE PALM OIL SECTOR

ADDRESSING SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS AND TRENDS IN THE PALM OIL SECTOR

Fair Finance Asia / ResponsiBank Indonesia Webinar on 30 June 2020 Objectives of the Webinar included: Identifying the supply chain risks and challenges within the palm oil sector, with a focus upon how these risks…