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Ep. #35 – Climate Risks to the Financial System: Lessons from the Pandemic



Anatol Monid, Toronto Centre Program Director, sits down with Dr. Naresh Singh, Special Advisor Sustainability at Toronto Centre, to discuss the risks to the financial system posed by climate change and what supervisors can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic to better address climate change disruptions.


Ep. #33 – Incorporating Outside Risks in Financial Supervisory Tools



In this podcast, Shelina Visram, Program Director at Toronto Centre speaks with Dr. Olaf Weber, a Toronto Centre Program Leader, a Professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) and Research Chair in Sustainable Finance at the University of Waterloo. The discussion highlights the importance of broadening existing financial supervisory tools to incorporate risks outside the financial sector such as COVID-19, climate change and other events as they have material impact on the economy and the financial industry.


Ep. #26 – Pandemics & Financial Inclusion – A Toronto Centre Webcast Series (Part 4)



Gain insights on how financial supervisors and regulators can help to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the financial system and preserve the gains that have been made in financial inclusion.


Ep. #32 – Advancing Zambia’s Financial Inclusion Strategy During a Crisis



In this podcast, Shelina Visram, Program Director at Toronto Centre speaks with Mutumboi Mundia, Director – Market Supervision and Development and Mubanga Kondolo, Manager – Financial Inclusion at the Securities and Exchange Commission Zambia. The discussion focuses on how financial supervisors and regulators are navigating the current global pandemic crisis whilst continuing and leveraging opportunities for the national financial inclusion agenda, and in particular in Zambia.


Ep. #19 – Pandemics and Financial Stability: Toronto Centre Webcast Series (Part 5)



This is the fifth part of a Toronto Centre Webcast Series to help financial Supervisors and Regulators gain insights and perspectives on COVID-19 and its impact on the global financial system from supervisory experts.


Ep. #31 – Leading Change: Discussion with Maureen Jensen



In this podcast, Maureen Jensen discusses the challenges and the opportunities posed by FinTech. She also touches on OSC initiatives that promote gender diversity and environmental, social and governance reporting, which are very relevant topics for the mission of Toronto Centre. Lastly, Maureen reflects on the top 3 initiatives that she led as Chair of the OSC.

Click here to view the full transcript: https://www.torontocentre.org/Files/NewsResources/5-20-2020/Updated%20Transcript_Ilana_Maureen%20Podcast.pdf


Ep. #30 – COVID-19: La perspectiva del Perú sobre la crisis



A dos meses del primer caso confirmado de Covid-19 en el Perú, conversamos con Jorge Mogrovejo, Superintendente Adjunto de Banca y Microfinanzas de la Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros y AFP sobre la situación en el Perú y las medidas regulatorias y de supervisión que se han tomado para manejar la crisis. Así mismo, en la medida en que nos encaminamos a una reapertura gradual de las actividades económicas a nivel mundial, le preguntamos a Jorge sobre los riesgos que más le preocupan y los principios que deben orientar las decisiones de todo supervisor en esta nueva fase de la crisis.


Ep. #26 – Pandemics & Financial Inclusion – A Toronto Centre Webcast Series (Part 3)



Gain insights on how financial supervisors and regulators can help to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the financial system and preserve the gains that have been made in financial inclusion.


Ep. #29 – Supervisory Challenges during and after a Crisis



In this podcast, Shelina Visram, Toronto Centre Program Director, speaks with John Pattison, Toronto Centre Program Leader. The discussion highlights some of the supervisory challenges during and after a very peculiar crisis like COVID-19, and what financial supervisors and regulators should focus on as they operate in this new normal.