Event Details

Discussion on current Green Finance options, the legislative status quo and Green Finance Taxonomy within South Africa.

Speakers

  • Jacolette Adam (IAIAsa KZN  Branch Committee/Managing Member at Exigent)

    Jacolette Adam

    IAIAsa KZN Branch Committee/Managing Member at Exigent

  • Zinhle Dlamini (IAIAsa KZN Branch Chair/Senior Environmentalist at eThekwini  Municipality)

    Zinhle Dlamini

    IAIAsa KZN Branch Chair/Senior Environmentalist at eThekwini Municipality

  • Alex McNamara (Programme Manager: Climate & Water at NBI)

    Alex McNamara

    Programme Manager: Climate & Water at NBI

    https://www.nbi.org.za/

    Alex is an inter-disciplinary expert in the field of sustainable development, with over seventeen years’ experience working in Southern Africa on climate change, energy, sustainable finance and water. He has acted as an advisor on sustainability for a range of multinationals, business associations, government departments and international donors. He has also appeared as an expert in the domestic and international media.
    Alex is presently a Programme Manager at the National Business Initiative (NBI), where he leads the NBI’s water programme and provides key inputs to their climate change work. Prior to joining the NBI Alex worked as a Principal Consultant at Camco, an international advisory firm, where he formed part of the South Africa management team.
    Alex holds a first class MSc in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University and a first class Honours Degree in Political Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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  • Muhammed Sayed (Specialist, Climate Finance Unit at DBSA)

    Muhammed Sayed

    Specialist, Climate Finance Unit at DBSA

    https://www.dbsa.org/

    Muhammed is a Climate Change Specialist in the Climate Finance Unit at the DBSA. His role is to provide strategic advice to the bank regarding access to various climate financing mechanisms including conceptualization and development of proposals responsive to the priorities of the DBSA such as the establishment of a Climate Finance Facility. He provides advisory services to all the Bank’s sectors regarding Climate Change matters and maintains continuous dialogues with relevant external climate change partners on behalf of the bank. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

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Agenda

12 PM - 12:10 PM
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Green Finance Context
12:20 PM - 12:50 PM
The NBI and Sustainable Finance
12:50 PM - 1:20 PM
Green/Climate Funds and Facilities Managed or being developed by the DBSA
1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Discussion, Questions & Answers
1:50 PM - 2 PM
Vote of Thanks & Wrap Up

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