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How should prospective ESG-related issuers be navigating and implementing frameworks, regulations and reporting metrics?

Broadcast on Jun 15, 2021 from Livestream: ESG & Capital Markets Africa 2021 - Virtual

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Absa

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KPMG

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Nedbank

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Proparco

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Standard Bank

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Fitch Ratings

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Moody's Investors Service

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Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)

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S&P Global Market Intelligence

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Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

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  • What are the expectations when it comes to ESG reporting in Africa? What is looking to be achieved?
  • Are there sufficient (tangible) metrics in place across Africa to make ESG reporting achievable?
  • What information is required from companies in order to comprehensively complete ESG reporting?
  • Understanding the first steps that institutions should be taking when drafting their own ESG frameworks
  • Does reporting look different for an O&G (or commodity-related) company? If so, how?
Africa

Moderator

Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas

Head of ESG Finance, EMEA

MUFG

Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas

Head of ESG Finance, EMEA at MUFG

Geraint has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services. He is responsible for a number of core products within the Capital Markets Group – including Green funding, ratings advisory, M&A financing, high yield debt and investor presentations.

Geraint has been an integral part of structuring MUFG’s own green bond issuing programme since 2016 and regularly engages with MUFG Clients around their new and existing green, social & sustainable frameworks and funding needs and represents MUFG at relevant market events on the subject.

Prior to joining MUFG, Geraint was Head of Credit Research at Commerzbank, Head of European Credit Research at BNP Paribas and has also worked at UBS and Fitch Ratings.

MUFG

Geraint Thomas

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,500 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has about 170,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

Please visit the website for more information - https://www.mufgemea.com/

LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mufg

Twitter Page: @MUFGEMEA

Speakers

Natalie van der Bijl

Natalie van der Bijl

Integrated Reporting & Sustainability Officer

Growthpoint Properties

Natalie van der Bijl

Natalie van der Bijl

Integrated Reporting & Sustainability Officer at Growthpoint Properties

Natalie has been active in the sustainability arena for over 16 years with experience in the property, pharmaceutical and financial sectors.  She has been with Growthpoint for eight years, where she has been responsible for driving ESG within the business.  One of her key milestones was elevating the knowledge of ESG at various levels of the organisation from operational level to board committees. This has included projects on social impact, climate risk as well as conceptualising and preparing Growthpoint’s ESG Report.  Due to her sustainability knowledge coupled with her understanding of the innerworkings of corporates across various sectors, Natalie is familiar with the challenges that can arise when undertaking integrated & sustainability reporting.  Natalie has a Certificate in Sustainable Business from Cambridge University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Wits Business School.

Growthpoint Properties

Natalie van der Bijl
Shrey Kohli

Shrey Kohli

Head of Debt Capital Markets

London Stock Exchange

Shrey Kohli

Shrey Kohli

Head of Debt Capital Markets at London Stock Exchange

Shrey is responsible for London Stock Exchange plc’s debt, structured finance and close-ended investment funds markets. At LSEG, Shrey has covered roles across Product Development & Regulatory Strategy, and was previously Head of Strategic Development for LSE plc.

He represents LSEG on the Advisory Council of the Green & Social Bond Principles Executive Committee. During 2018-19, Shrey was seconded to International Finance Corporation as Financial Officer in Treasury & Syndications. He has previously worked at McKinsey and Co, the strategy consultancy.

He holds an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc (Hons) in Physics from University of Delhi.

London Stock Exchange

Shrey Kohli

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is a global financial markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on Information Services, Risk and Balance Sheet Management and Capital Formation. The Group supports global financial stability and sustainable economic growth by enabling businesses and economies to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. LSEG operates an open access model, offering choice and partnership to customers across all of its businesses. These include London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS (a European fixed income market); Turquoise (a pan-European equities MTF); FTSE Russell, a global index, data and analytics provider; global clearing house LCH; and LSEG Technology. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,500 people.

Further information on LSEG can be found at www.lseg.com

LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/company/london-stock-exchange-group/

Twitter handle: @lsegplc

Alain Tchibozo

Alain Tchibozo

Alain Tchibozo

Chief Economist at Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement

Alain TCHIBOZO was appointed Chief Economist at Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) in December 2020. He has over 30 years of experience as a financial analyst covering European banks including as Head of Banks Research where he worked at Credit Agricole Group (Paris) and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, ING and Mediobanca Securities (all in London).

Prior to joining BOAD, Alain has worked as a portfolio manager at London based hedge fund Inverewe Capital that primarily focused on banks and insurance companies and invested across asset classes, including: equity, debt (AT1 to Tier 2), CDS and other securities and derivatives.

Alain TCHIBOZO is graduate from HEC (Paris) and French Analyst Association SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers) and held UK regulatory licenses from the FSA/FCA. He is also co-author of a book discussing banking strategies ahead of the digital transition called Transformer la banque that was published by Dunod in September 2020.

Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula

Associate Director (ESG/ Sustainability)

KPMG

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula

Associate Director (ESG/ Sustainability) at KPMG

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula: is anAssociate Director (ESG/ Sustainability) in KPMG in Nigeria. She has about fourteen (14) years’ work experience. Her expertise covers ESG (Reporting and integrated reporting), ESG (assurance and audit), Impact assessment, sustainability/ESG strategy, stakeholder engagement, United Nations (SDGs) (integration and implementation) and sustainable finance.

KPMG

Marilyn Obaisa-Osula

KPMG are a multidisciplinary firm that provides professional Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They have 200 partners and over 3,400 professionals in 18 offices strategically located in the most important cities of the country, to help local, national and multinational clients.