~ By invitation only ~
Pressures are mounting for companies to decarbonise their supply chain where carbon emissions may far outweigh emissions in their manufacturing process.
In this roundtable presented by DBS, find out how a financial partner can become the enabler to drive sustainability in your supply chain.
This session is by invitation and we would like to welcome you to indicate your interest below.
10:00am to 10:08am SGT
Welcome and introduction to the session
10:08am to 10:30am SGT
Presentation of insights: Strategies towards decarbonisation and sustainability in the supply chain
10:30am to 11:00am SGT
Roundtable Discussion (Part 1):
What decarbonisation initiatives is your company pursuing?
11:00am to 11:20am SGT
Roundtable Discussion (Part 2):
How can we leverage each other’s work to promote and accelerate decarbonisation and supply chain sustainability?
11:20am to 11:30am SGT
Wrap up and closing
Mikkel Larsen is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Climate Impact X (CIX), a global exchange and marketplace for high-quality carbon credits, based in Singapore. He led the Sustainability Working Group of the Emerging Stronger Taskforce, a public-private partnership that culminated in the formation of CIX. Mikkel is responsible for developing and executing CIX’s vision to scale the voluntary carbon market through transparency, integrity and quality – with an initial focus on catalysing the market for natural climate solutions.
Prior to his current role, Mikkel was the Group Chief Sustainability Officer and chair of the Sustainability Council at DBS Bank, the leading financial services group in Asia.
Mikkel is involved in numerous international and Singaporean sustainability related councils and committees such as World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), GRI Stakeholder Council, Green Finance Working Group [Workstream Chair] under the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s Financial Centre Advisory Panel (FCAP), and the Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS).
Mikkel is an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and received his MBA from London Business School, a master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership from Cambridge University, executive education from Harvard University, along with master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Economics from CBS. He also holds a CPA.
Yulanda Chung is the Head of Sustainability of DBS Institutional Banking Group. She leads the Bank’s responsible financing framework and advises on environmental and social issues pertaining to transactions.
Yulanda was previously Head of Sustainable Finance at Standard Chartered in London, where she established the bank’s sustainable lending agenda. Before joining the banking sector, she was an equity analyst for the mining and building materials sectors at RobecoSAM in Zurich, Switzerland.
She graduated with a Master of Science in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University.
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank’s “AA-” and “Aa1” credit ratings are among the highest in the world.
Recognised for its global leadership, DBS has been named “World’s Best Bank” by Euromoney, “Global Bank of the Year” by The Banker and “Best Bank in the World” by Global Finance. The bank is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, having been named “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney and the world’s “Most Innovative in Digital Banking” by The Banker. In addition, DBS has been accorded the “Safest Bank in Asia” award by Global Finance for 12 consecutive years from 2009 to 2020.