The Association of Banks in Cambodia

The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) was formed in 1994 and recognized by the Royal Government of Cambodia as the official entity to represent Cambodia’s private banking sector. In 1997, ABC was officially recognized by the Council of Ministers. ABC becomes the 8th member banks of the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA) in 1999. ABC is operated under the frame of the Law on Banking and Financing Institution, 1999 and its Articles that was approved on 28 August 2001 and registered at the National Bank of Cambodia on 2 October 2001. Finally, on 23 November 2012, ABC had officially registered with the Ministry of Interior.

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Agenda

October 20, 2020

Main Schedule

3:00 PM
Welcome Speech
Dr. In Channy, The Chairman of The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC)
3:05 PM - 3:10 PM
Key Remark:
Mr. Richard Chen, Director for the Food Security and Environment Office at USAID
3:10 PM - 3:15 PM
Key Remark:
H.E. Tin Ponlok Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment
3:15 PM - 3:20 PM
Opening Remark:
H. E. Rath Sovannorak, Director General of Banking Supervision of National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)
3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Presentation: Introduction to ABC and USAID collaboration and linkage between ABC Sustainable Finance Principles and Climate Change
Ms. Christy Owen, Chief of Party, USAID Green Invest Asia
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Presentation : Climate Change: Impacts, Risks and Opportunities in the Financial Sector Prashant Murthy, Green Finance Officer, FMO (Dutch Development Bank)
1. Mr. Walter Van Der Wees, Investment Officer at FMO
2. Ms. Nicci Bouwman, Senior Corporate Governance Advisor at FMO
3. Mr. Prashant Murthy, Sustainable Finance Officer at FMO
4:10 PM - 4:25 PM
Interactive session: Brief survey on the status and interest in Climate Change considerations in financial institutions in Cambodia
Mr. Binod Chapagain, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, USAID Green Invest Asia.
4:25 PM - 4:35 PM
Q & A and closing
Mr. John McGinley, Partner, Mekong Strategic Partners and USAID Green Invest Asia.

Speakers

Dr. In Channy (Chairman of The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC))

Dr. In Channy

Chairman of The Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC)

Mr. Richard Chen (Director for the Food Security and Environment Office at USAID)

Mr. Richard Chen

Director for the Food Security and Environment Office at USAID

H.E. Mr. Tin Ponlok (Secretary of State of the Ministry of Environment (MoE))

H.E. Mr. Tin Ponlok

Secretary of State of the Ministry of Environment (MoE)

H.E RATH SOVANNORAK (Director General of Banking Supervision,  Assistant Governor of National Bank of Cambodia (NBC))

H.E RATH SOVANNORAK

Director General of Banking Supervision, Assistant Governor of National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)

Ms. Christy OWEN (CHIEF OF PARTY AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA)

Ms. Christy OWEN

CHIEF OF PARTY AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA

Mr. Walter Van Der Wees (Investment Officer at FMO)

Mr. Walter Van Der Wees

Investment Officer at FMO

Ms. Nicci Bouwman (Senior Corporate Governance Advisor at FMO)

Ms. Nicci Bouwman

Senior Corporate Governance Advisor at FMO

Mr. Prashant Murthy (Sustainable Finance Officer at FMO)

Mr. Prashant Murthy

Sustainable Finance Officer at FMO

Mr. Binod CHAPAGAIN (MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA)

Mr. Binod CHAPAGAIN

MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA

Mr. John MCGINLEY (PARTNER AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA AND MEKONG STRATEGIC PARTNERS)

Mr. John MCGINLEY

PARTNER AT USAID GREEN INVEST ASIA AND MEKONG STRATEGIC PARTNERS

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