Join DNV, Sustainable Finance Institute Asia, ING Bank and Catalytic Finance Foundation at Green Ports & Shipping Congress. 

Day 2 of the conference will start with a session on Green Finance.  The session will be a discussion between banks, regarding sustainable loans and how they will help, as well as a classification society, a shipper and a port on how they have utilised green finance. 

Moderated by Jackie Spiteri, Managing Director, Sustainable ESG the session will start with a presentation from Pang Toh Wee, Senior Consultant - Maritime Advisory, DNV who will present ‘Raising money for decarbonization with green, sustainability-linked and transition loans and bonds’.  

This will be followed by a presentation from Eugene Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Finance Institute Asia on ‘ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance’. The ASEAN Taxonomy is an initiative under the auspices of the ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to promote sustainable activities and investments, in order to drive the region’s sustainability agenda.  

As a founding member of the Poseidon Principles, a global framework for assessing and disclosing the climate alignment of financial institutions shipping portfolios, ING Bank are involved in several industry initiatives. This includes the Responsible Ship Recycling Standards and the Lloyd’s Register-led Silk Alliance Green Corridor Cluster. Hear from Jens Van Yperzeele, Director, Sector Coverage Transport & Logistics – Shipping at ING, regarding sustainable loans and how they will help in achieving 2050 goals. 

Completing this session will be a presentation from the Catalytic Finance Foundation. The Catalytic Finance Foundation, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is pursuing a blended finance initiative under the Catalytic Cities program to decarbonize shipping and ports. They have concluded that targeted investments in proven and standardized technologies at ports can accelerate the transition. 

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from leading industry speakers as well as build important connections at Green Ports and Shipping Congress. The conference features two days of conference presentations and panel discussions as well as valuable networking opportunities. 

Book online or call the conference team on +44 1329 825335. For more information email