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DATE AND TIME
Thu, 29 Oct. 2020, 06:00
Thu, 29 Oct. 2020, 08:00
About this roundtable
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 1 to 12 November 2021 under the presidency of the United Kingdom. The British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will host a roundtable on the commercial opportunities emerging in a decarbonising world, commencing with a focus on the pathway to the conference.
Section 1: Driving action in the runup to COP26
The timetable leading to COP26 in November 2021 with a senior UK Government rep discussing the ambitions and key elements of COP26. Hear how the businesses, investors, organisations, cities, and regions drive action on climate change and coordinate this work with governments and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Section 2: Making ‘green’ commercial
The options available to reduce emissions and their commercial viability. Projects will be viewed through a commercial lens, including incentives to enable private sector finance and roll out of associated infrastructure at scale in ASEAN.
Section 3: Successful decarbonisation projects
Case study-led session with examples of current test-bed decarbonisation projects. Discovering how businesses can prosper in a decarbonising world with a focus on emerging developments in industry, cities, island nations, and transport including Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage, and Waste-to-Value projects.
14:00 – 14:05 – Welcome and Introduction
Chairman Energy & Utilities Business Committee
British Chamber of Commerce Singapore
14:05 – 14:45 – Driving action in the runup to COP26
Deputy Director, Policy Campaigns at COP26 Unit
UK Cabinet Office
Dr Zulfikar Yurnaidi
Senior Officer of Sustainable Energy, Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency
ASEAN Centre for Energy
UK Energy Institute, Singapore
14:45 – 15:25 – Making ‘green’ commercial
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore
Global Infrastructure Partners
Director and CEO
Climate Fund Managers
Chief Executive Officer
Infraco Asia Development Pte Ltd
15:25 – 16:00 – Successful decarbonisation projects
Head of SembCorp Energy UK
Herman van der Meyden
Government Relations Advisor
Business Opportunity Manager for Energy Transition projects
Project Director Teesside Net Zero
Energy Advisory Leader, South East Asia
Arup Singapore Pte Ltd
Who is this roundtable suitable for?
This roundtable is suitable for UK companies working within renewable energies sectors that are interested in expanding their operations to markets across Southeast Asia.
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Head of Marketing, Communications & Partnerships
Deputy Executive Director
British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore