Developing and Financing Green Housing in Asia Conference 2022

Developing and Financing Green Housing in Asia Conference 2022

Cagamas Berhad (Cagamas) hosted the “Developing and Financing Green Housing in Asia” conference (DFGH 2022) on 21 September 2022 at the Asian School of Business, Kuala Lumpur. In collaboration with the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility and the ASEAN+3 Asian Bond Markets Initiative (ABMI), DFGH 2022 brought together more than 300 participants in-person and more than 100 participants in virtual, from all over Asia including financial regulators, policy makers, investors and representatives from financial institutions, corporations, developers, universities and offers a unique opportunity for the private and public sectors to exchange views, discuss the current initiatives and priorities for 2022 to further strengthen the capacity in developing and financing the green housing agenda to accelerate the region’s transition towards net zero carbon and climate resilient economies.

DFGH 2022 Highlights

  1. Special keynote speaker by the Minister of Finance, YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.

  2. Opening keynote by the Bank Negara Malaysia Deputy Governor, Datuk Jessica Chew.

  3. Panel sessions

Session 1 – Green Housing Landscape

  • 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP): Roadmap for Green Growth in Malaysia
  • Green Housing in Asia
  • Panel Session: Developing Green Housing: Challenges & Opportunities
  • Case Study 1: FLAT 35S program by Japan Housing Finance Agency (JHF)
  • Fireside Chat: Making Sustainable Finance Sustainable

Session 2 – Financing and Capital Market

  • Panel Session: Innovation in Green Home Financing
  • Panel Session: Financing Sustainable Affordable Housing through Capital Markets
  • Panel Session: Development of Green Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)
  • Case Study 2: Green Issuance
  • Case Study 3: Enabling the Ecosystem to Improve Access to Green Affordable Housing for Women in India