Financing Asia's Green Transition

Sustainable finance has gained significant momentum over the years, witnessing sharp growth in investments to promote the development of green strategies and support the transition to a more sustainable future. In a 2019 report, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) estimated that the Asia-Pacific region alone requires an annual investment of US$1.5 trillion to achieve the UN SDGs by 2030, with clean energy and climate-resilient infrastructure accounting for almost a third of this figure ($434 billion).​

Themed “Financing Asia’s Green Transition”, discussions at the Singapore Sustainable Investing and Financing Conference (SSIFC) 2022 will focus on how capital can be mobilised to accelerate investment in climate mitigation, catalyse climate innovations, develop stronger carbon markets and accelerate the energy transition.  

Leveraging the combined networks and expertise of BlackRock, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Temasek, SSIFC will convene key decision-makers from central banks, SWFs, financial institutions, private banks, government agencies and corporations across the Asia-Pacific region. ​

The second edition of Singapore Sustainable Investing & Financing Conference (SSIFC) will be held on 9 June 2022, as part of Ecosperity Week.


9 JUN 2022

Marina Bay Sands

Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Level 5

This schedule is tentative and subject to change

Morning segment

Timings indicated are Singapore time (GMT+8)
09:00 – 09:10
SSIFC 2022 Opening Address​ ​
10 mins
09:10 – 09:20
Keynote Address
10 mins
09:20 – 09:50
Aligning Private Finance to Net Zero
30 mins
09:50 – 10:30
Unlocking Capital for Asia's New Energy Paradigm
40 mins
11:00 – 11:10
Championing Net Zero in Asia
10 mins
11:00 – 12:10
Setting Carbon Markets Up for Success​
70 mins

Afternoon segment

Timings indicated are Singapore time (GMT+8)
12:10 – 13:00
People, Partnerships, and Progress: The Human Dimension of Sustainable Finance
50 mins
13:00 – 14:00
Ecosperity Week 2022 Closing Lunch
60 mins

Check out other activities taking place in the afternoon as part of Ecosperity Week 2022 here.


Speakers & Moderators

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Finance and National Development
Republic of Singapore
Global Head of Sustainable Investing
UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance
Co-Chair for the Glasgow Finance Alliance for Net Zero
PwC Singapore
Chairman & CEO
Regional Vice President, Asia and Pacific
International Finance Corporation
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SSIFC 2021

The inaugural Singapore Sustainable Investing & Financing Conference (SSIFC) on 30 September 2021 brought together key actors from the Asia-Pacific region, including senior level representatives from central banks, SWFs, financial institutions, private banks, government agencies and corporations.

Themed “Bridging the Gap – Advancing Asia’s Sustainable Future”, the conference focused on drivers needed to catalyse sustainable investing and financing. 

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