Monthly Archives: October 2020

Ep. #47 – State Bank of Pakistan’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Dr. Inayat Hussain, Executive Director of the Banking Supervision Group, discusses the impact of COVID-19 in Pakistan, the State Bank of Pakistan’s policy response, and the future risks.

Ep. #46 – Innovative Ways to Address Climate Change and the Sustainability Agenda in the Face of COVID-19

The panel will explore:

  • Fundamental similarities between pandemics and climate risk.
  • Steps that could be taken to align the immediate pandemic responses with the imperatives of sustainability.
  • How to leverage tools such as blended finance to advance climate smart financing.
  • The opportunities for the financial sector to contribute towards climate change goals.
  • The innovative ways for regulatory and supervisory authorities to address climate change-related risks and meet the SDGs.
  • How to promote financial market and product innovations such as green bonds and market-based financing of green infrastructure initiatives.