South Africa Sustainable Finance Intensive

Location: Cape Town, South Africa Date: August 30-31, 2022


South Africa Sustainable Finance Intensive, organized by Africonomie and sponsored by Oliver Wyman, is an ecosystem of professionals committed to sharing learning, inspiring actions and implementing solutions to the financial, human and transactional challenges facing South Africa's just transition to a low-carbon, socially inclusive, and resilient economy.

The initiatives enable policymakers, regulators, investors, businesses and organisations to collaborate, and pull together resources and knowledge to support Africa's pathway to net-zero.

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Oliver Wyman Session

10:35-11:20 - How are banks defining and internalizing sustainability?

Banks are increasingly integrating sustainability into their core businesses by incorporating ESG into risk management processes, product design, purpose statements and long-term strategies. However, this presents unique challenges that Banks are grappling with. How are banks defining and internalizing sustainability goals? How are they tackling complex sustainability issues, such as climate change risk and green finance opportunities? How are banks articulating and operationalizing sustainability approaches?


  • Sandra Villars – Senior Advisor, Oliver Wyman


  • Nigel Beck — Head, Sustainable Finance/ESG, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Greg Fyfe — Head of Sustainable Finance, Standard Bank
  • Arvana Singh — Head, Sustainable Finance Solutions, Nedbank CIB


Mount Nelson
Belmond Hotel
Cape Town