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Ep. #39 – Post-COVID-19 Crisis: Implications for Financial Stability, Financial Inclusion, Gender Equality, and International Development



Part of the New Normal series. This episode features The Honourable Sri Mulyani, Minister of Finance, Indonesia, and Carmen Reinhart, Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group. The discussion is moderated by Susanna Moorehead, Chair, OECD’s Development Assistance Committee.


Ep. #38 – Climate Risks to the Financial System



Anatol Monid, Toronto Centre Program Director, and Dr. Dianne Saxe, former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, discuss the risks to the financial system posed by a climate emergency and the importance that disclosure regimes and divestiture actions have for financial institutions and their supervisors.


Ep. #37 – Securities Regulation: Risks and Approaches to the New Normal



In this podcast, Jean Lorrain, Chair of Toronto Centre’s Securities Advisory Board, discusses the implications of COVID-19 and climate risk for securities regulators, the usefulness of international standards, and “staying the course” in the new normal.


Ep. #37 – Réglementation des valeurs mobilières: Risques et approches de la nouvelle norme



Dans ce podcast, Jean Lorrain, président du Conseil consultatif sur les valeurs mobilières du Toronto Centre, discute des répercussions de la COVID-19 et du risque climatique pour les organismes de réglementation des valeurs mobilières, de l’utilité des normes internationales et comment maintenir le cap dans la nouvelle normalité.


Ep. #36 – Climate Change and Extreme Weather Risks



Anatol Monid, Program Director at Toronto Centre, and Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, discuss the risks to the financial system posed by climate change and extreme weather risks, matters about which financial services supervisors and regulators should be concerned.


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.