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Training Programme for Banks and Financial Institutions: Environment & Social Risk Management

Indian banks and financial institutions are considered the pillars of economic growth. They have immense potential to influence environmental sustainability and bridge the gaps between development and environmental degradation through their project financing. However, in recent years, this sector has faced difficult times due to growing numbers of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) or bad loans. One of the factors responsible for this is inadequate Environment and Social (E&S) risks management.

Potential E&S risks, if not managed at the early stages of project financing, may result in disruption, delay or stoppage of a project due to people’s protests, environmental bottlenecks and judicial intervention. This puts the investment at risk, and can severely damage the reputation of banks.

CSE’s Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute invites applications for its 2-days training programme focusing on E&S risks management. The programme will help its participants understand the various E&S risks associated with commercial lending, and will guide the lenders in developing an effective internal E&S policy framework.

What will the training programme teach:

  1. Issues and challenges in adopting an E&S risks management framework

  2. Learning from case studies

  3. Applicable environmental and social policies for project lending

  4. How global and multilateral banks are managing E&S risks

  5. Approach and framework for potential E&S risks identification in large infrastructure projects and SMEs

  6. Roadmaps for mainstreaming E&S risks in project financing

Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI) is a learning, training and innovation centre that is designed to find solutions to some of the most pressing problems of environment and development faced by countries of the Global South. AAETI is an initiative of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), one of India’s front-ranking independent public research, communication and advocacy institutions.

SCHEDULE

Course Duration: 
DateJune 19 to June 20, 2017

Venue: CSE, 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi -110062

Time: 10.00 am to 5.30 pm

Course fee: Rs 15,000 for banks and FIs, government and financial regulators Rs. 12,000 for academicians Rs. 10,000 for students

Note: Group discounts are available

Last Date for Applying: June 10, 2017

For Registration kindly contact: digvijay@cseindia.org

OPEN FOR:
Banking professionals, development financial institutions, independent project financing institutions, banking regulators, government officials, academicians and students (of economics and finance)

A certificate of participation will be awarded to all at the end of the programme.


COURSE CONTACT

Digvijay Singh Bisht
digvijay@cseindia.org
+91-9891921959

Sujit Kumar Singh
sujit@cseindia.org
+91-9899676027

Vikrant Wankhede
vikrant@cseindia.org
+91-9999160725

Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110062
Phone: +91-11-2995 5124/ 6110 (Ext. 204)
Fax: +91-11-2995 5879

 

 

 

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