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The Economist: Climate Risk Summit Asia

Singapore

 

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BSR members can enjoy a discount of 20 percent with the code BSR20. Please register here.


Date and Time

Wednesday December 2-Thursday December 3, 2020
9:00 am-6:00 pm Singapore Standard Time


Location

Singapore


Topics

#Climate Change


COVID-19 has provided a crash course in resilience for businesses the world over. Has it prepared organizations for the disruptive challenges that must be managed if the world is to avoid a foreseeable catastrophe in the form of climate change? 

The Economist Events Climate Risk Summit Asia will bring together policymakers, business leaders, investors, insurers and scientists to discuss how organizations are measuring, managing, and mitigating the threat of climate change.

BSR members can enjoy a discount of 20 percent with the code BSR20. Please register here

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