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Time: 1.30pm-6.30pm

Date: 17th Sep, 2014

Venue: Academic Hall 606, CUFE, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Agenda:

13.30  Welcome and introductions

• Led by Professor Wang Yao, Director of the Research Center for Climate and Energy Finance at the Central University of Finance and Economics

13.45 Objectives for the seminar

•     Professor Wang Yao

•     Andrew Voysey, Director, Finance Sector Platforms, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

14.00 An introduction to the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI)

• Short presentation by Jeremy Wilson, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, Barclays followed by Questions & Answers

14.15 The BEI’s work on financial regulation: “Stability and Sustainability: are environmental risks missing in Basel III?”

•     Short presentation by Andrew Voysey on a study led by Professor Kern Alexander, Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

•     Comments and discussion led by Ma Jun, Chief Economist, People’s Bank of China

15.45 The BEI’s business leadership: Green Supply Chain Finance – Case Study on Food Security partnership with Consumer Goods and Commodity Companies

•     Presentation on the relevance of sustainability to China’s food security (case study on forest-sensitive agricultural commodities), Xuezheng Hou, Deputy Director General, Department of Oil Purchase, COFCO

•     Presentation of BEI’s work to support industry-level consensus on standards and to innovate products and services to respond to the needs of consumer goods and commodity trader clients ,Han Chen, Visiting Researcher, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

•     Comments and discussion led by Chen Sheng, Director, Department of Innovative Business Regulation , CBRC

17.15 Open discussion

•     Are there already specific topics where collaboration could be of mutual benefit?

•     Are there other priorities for Chinese banks that BEI should think about?

18.15 Next steps

18.30 Close and Dinner