November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022

Almaty, Ritz-Carlton

Almaty, Ritz-Carlton

International conference
"ESG — A New Paradigm for The Financial Market Development"

International conference
"ESG — A New Paradigm for The Financial Market Development"

Within the X Congress of Financiers of Kazakhstan

Within the X Congress of Financiers of Kazakhstan

About conference

About conference

GOAL

GOAL

The main goal of the event: to create a platform for an expert dialogue on the development of ESG in the financial sector, exchange best practices, attract relevant expertise from the international and business community, as well as maintain the set course in achieving the SDGs and promote systemic changes towards sustainable development of the country and the region through green finance instruments.

The main goal of the event: to create a platform for an expert dialogue on the development of ESG in the financial sector, exchange best practices, attract relevant expertise from the international and business community, as well as maintain the set course in achieving the SDGs and promote systemic changes towards sustainable development of the country and the region through green finance instruments.

TOPICS

TOPICS

The agenda of the event includes:

• global trends in financing sustainable development projects

• development of regulation

• advanced standards for applying the principles of sustainable development and responsible financing

• corporate ESG strategies and business transformation

• best practices in the field of ESG information disclosure, available green financing tools, regional ESG projects and other main topics.

The agenda of the event includes:
• global trends in financing sustainable development projects,
• development of regulation,
• advanced standards for applying the principles of sustainable development and responsible financing,
• corporate ESG strategies and business transformation,
• best practices in the field of ESG information disclosure, available green financing tools, regional ESG projects and other main topics.

SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS

Heads of state and quasi-state structures, top managers of large Kazakhstani business and foreign companies, banks, financial and consulting organizations, representatives of international organizations and the expert community forming the modern global ESG agenda, as well as media and professional associations are invited as speakers and participants of the Conference.

Heads of state and quasi-state structures, top managers of large Kazakhstani business and foreign companies, banks, financial and consulting organizations, representatives of international organizations and the expert community forming the modern global ESG agenda, as well as media and professional associations are invited as speakers and participants of the Conference.

ORGANIZERS

ORGANIZERS

The conference was organized by Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) jointly with the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market. Co-organizers: International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan

The conference was organized by Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) jointly with the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market. Co-organizers: International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan

SPEAKERS

Madina Abylkassymova

Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market

Bakytzhan Sagintayev

Minister in charge of Economy and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission from the Republic of Kazakhstan

Irina Kushnareva

First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Association of legal entities "Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan"

Nicholas Pfaff

Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Sustainable Finance, ICMA

Daniel Shepherd

ESG Manager for Middle East, Central Asia and Turkiye, International Finance Corporation

Aidai Kurmanova

Head of the UN Environment Programme Sub-regional office for Central Asia

Huseyin Ozhan

Director for Kazakhstan, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Olzhas Agabekov

Chairman of the Management Board of the “International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center” NJSC

Timur Zharkenov

Deputy Chairperson of the Management Board of NCE RK "Atameken"

Alibek Kuantyrov

Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Timur Imashev

Executive Director of Corporate Finance of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG)

Mehmet Fatih Turker

Country Manager, AVIS Kazakhstan

Gabdullin Maratbek

Rector (Chairman of the Board), Kazakh-British Technical University

Askar Sembin

Advisor to the General Director for the Development of the Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies"

Alina Aldambergen

Chairman of the Management Board of “Kazakhstan Stock Exchange” JSC

Nurzhan Tursunkhanov

Director of Monetary Operations Department of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Dasha Kuts

Senior Sustainability Manager, Ogier Global Sustainable Investment Consulting

Aidar Kazybaev

CEO of AIFC Green Finance Centre

Guillaume Rabault

Global CIO, Quantitative Strategies, ETF and Indexing, HSBC Asset Management

Yerlan Syzdykov

Head of Emerging Markets, Co-head of Emerging Market Fixed Income, Amundi Asset Management

Oraz Jandosov

General Partner of Rakurs Consulting, Co-founder of Universal Energy (Kazakhstan)

Mariya Khajiyeva

Vice-Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market

Murat Koshenov

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of "Halyk Bank" JSC

Daniel Bouzas Luis

Regional Coordinator for Europe, UNEP FI "UNEP FI activities on Sustainable Finance"

Botagoz Abisheva

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board "Development Bank of Kazakhstan" JSC

Gaukhar Buribayeva

Chairman of the Board of "Entrepreneurship Development Fund "Damu" JSC

Ekaterina Benjamin

Country Officer at IFC in Kazakhstan

Peter Marro

Advisor and Head, Client Solutions Team, Central and West Asia Department (CWRD), Asian Development Bank

Natalya Lim

Partner, PwC Kazakhstan

Anvar Abdraev

President of the Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan

Garth Bedford

Senior Operations Officer, Climate Finance Lead IFC Financial Institutions Group, Middle East, Central Asia and Turkey

Nurdaulet Aidossov

Chairman of the Board of "Jusan Bank" JSC

Nariman Mannapbekov

Director of ADB's Kazakhstan Resident Mission

Abhishek Hedge

Public-Private Partnership Specialist (Innovative Finance), Central and West Asia Department (CWRD), ADB

Bakhytzhan Makazhanov

Deputy Chairman of the Board of "Entrepreneurship Development Fund "Damu" JSC

Zarina Abitayeva

Director of the Department for Work with Issuers and Investors of "Kazakhstan Stock Exchange" JSC

Arek Osinski

Head of Sales, Central Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Bloomberg

Jerome Lavigne-Delville

Senior Consultant, Disclosure & Transparency, Sustainable Finance, IFC

Natalya Khoroshevskaya

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of "Kazakhstan Stock Exchange" JSC

Medetbek Nazaraliev

President of "Kyrgyz Stock Exchange" CJSC

Oleg Shvyrkov

Director, Nestor Advisors

Program

Program

Opening

08:30 - 09:00

Registration of participants

08:30 - 09:00

Registration of participants

09:00 - 09:40

Welcome speech

09:00 - 09:40

Welcome speech

Madina Abylkassymova

Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market

Bakytzhan Sagintayev

Minister in charge of Economy and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission from the Republic of Kazakhstan

Irina Kushnareva

First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Association of legal entities "Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan"

Nicholas Pfaff

Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Sustainable Finance, ICMA 

09:40 - 11:10

Plenary discussion «ESG - the agenda of the future»

09:40 - 11:10

Plenary discussion «ESG - the agenda of the future»

Moderator - Madina Abylkassymova

Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market

Speakers:

Daniel Shepherd

ESG Manager for Middle East, Central Asia and Turkiye, IFC

Aidai Kurmanova

Head of the UN Environment Programme Sub-regional office for Central Asia

Huseyin Ozhan

Director for Kazakhstan, EBRD

Olzhas Agabekov

Chairman of the Management Board of the «International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center» NJSC 

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

Panel discussion
«ESG business transformation» Panel discussion

Moderator Timur Zharkenov

Deputy Chairperson  of the Presidium of NCE RK "Atameken"

Speakers:

Alibek Kuantyrov

Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Timur Imashev

Executive Director of Corporate Finance of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG)

Jumasseitova Asel

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, candidate of economic sciences Ph.D in Management

Mehmet Fatih Turker

Country Manager, AVIS Kazakhstan

Askar Sembin

Advisor to the General Director for the Development of the Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies"

11:30 - 13:00

Panel discussion
«Responsible investing: a new ESG paradigm in investment strategy»

Moderator - Alina Aldambergen

Chairman of the Management Board of "Kazakhstan Stock Exchange" JSC

Speakers:

Nurzhan Tursunkhanov

Director of Monetary Operations Department of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan 

Aidar Kazybaev

CEO of AIFC Green Finance Centre Ltd.

Dasha Kuts

Senior Sustainability Manager, Ogier Global Sustainable Investment Consulting 

Guillaume Rabault

Global CIO, Quantitative Strategies, ETF and Indexing, HSBC Asset Management

Yerlan Syzdykov

Head of Emerging Markets, Co-head of Emerging Market Fixed Income, Amundi Asset Management 

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 16:00

Panel discussion «ESG financing»

Moderator - Oraz Jandosov

General Partner of Rakurs Consulting, Co-founder of Universal Energy (Kazakhstan)

Speakers:

Mariya Khajiyeva

Vice-Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market

Murat Koshenov

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of "Halyk Bank" JSC

Daniel Bouzas Luis

Regional Coordinator for Europe, UNEP FI "UNEP FI activities on Sustainable Finance"

Gaukhar Buribayeva

Chairman of the Board of "Entrepreneurship Development Fund "Damu" JSC 

Botagoz Abisheva

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board "Development Bank of Kazakhstan" JSC 

14:30 - 16:00

Panel discussion «ESG agenda in Central Asia and Kazakhstan»

Moderator - Ekaterina Benjamin

Country Officer at IFC in Kazakhstan 

Speakers:

Peter Marro

Advisor and Head, Client Solutions Team, Central and West Asia Department (CWRD), ADB 

Garth Bedford

Senior Operations Officer, Climate Finance Lead IFC Financial Institutions Group, Middle East, Central Asia and Turkey 

Natalya Lim

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax & Advisory LLP 

Anvar Abdraev

President of the Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan 

Nurdaulet Aidossov

Chairman of the Board of "Jusan Bank" JSC 

16:00 - 16:30

Кофе-брейк

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00

Workshop Promoting green finance for the SME segment

Moderator - Nariman Mannapbekov

Director of ADB's Kazakhstan Resident Mission

Speakers:

Abhishek Hedge

Public-Private Partnership Specialist (Innovative Finance), Central and West Asia Department (CWRD), ADB

Bakhytzhan Makazhanov

Deputy Chairman of the Board of "Entrepreneurship Development Fund "Damu" JSC

Zarina Abitayeva

Director of the Department for Work with Issuers and Investors of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange JSC

16:30 - 18:00

Workshop ESG Disclosure: Committed to International Standards

Moderator - Arek Osinski

Head of Sales, Central Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Bloomberg

Speakers:

Jerome Lavigne-Delville

Senior Consultant, Disclosure & Transparency, Sustainable Finance, IFC

Natalya Khoroshevskaya

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of "Kazakhstan Stock Exchange" JSC

Medetbek Nazaraliyev

President of "Kyrgyz Stock Exchange" CJSC

Oleg Shvyrkov

Director, Nestor Advisors

Partners

National Bank of Kazakhstan

Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of Financial Market

Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan

United Nations Environment Programme

International Finance Corporation

Sponsors

Media partners

Media partners

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Phone:  +7 (727) 237 5300
E-mail: project@kase.kz

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Phone: +7 (727) 237 5342
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The conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Almaty Esentai Tower, 77/7 Al-Farabi Avenue.

International Conference "ESG - a new paradigm of Financial Market development" 2022