Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) emphasizes responsible business behavior and climate accountability for a low-carbon economy, as discussed during a webinar organized by SEC, CFA Institute, and CFA Society Thailand. They stress the importance of integrating climate-related risks and opportunities into investment decisions.
Bangkok, 23 November 2023 – Responsible business behavior and their concerns for climate change are essential in driving Thailand towards a low-carbon economy, nurturing business growth, and collectively crafting a more inclusive, sustainable and resilient capital market.
The webinar titled ‘Managing Climate-related Risks and Opportunities in Equity Analysis and Investment’ was held on November 23rd, 2023. It was co-organized by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), CFA Institute, and CFA Society Thailand. The aim of the webinar was to provide capital market professionals with insights on how to integrate climate-related risks and opportunities into their analysis and investment decisions.
The event also served as a platform for leading institutional investors, financial firms, and public sector leaders to discuss how disclosure and governance can be improved to ensure that sustainability goals are met.
Ms. Pornanong Budsaratragoon, the Secretary General of the Securities Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC), emphasizes the importance of responsible business behavior and climate accountability in the Thai capital market. She highlights the need for all stakeholders, including listed companies, securities companies, and asset management companies, to be prepared in facilitating funding and investments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2065.