Climate Leadership – An Asian Dialogue


Climate Leadership - An Asian Dialogue (Co-presented with Asian Venture Philanthropy Network) (By Invitation)


12 Sep 2023 Tuesday 12:00

Session Description:
In light of the escalating global climate crisis, Asia is at a critical juncture that calls for strong climate leadership. This session will introduce the Climate Pathfinder Asia Programme, an initiative aimed at empowering philanthropic funders, impact investors, and other funding bodies to drive effective climate action and financing effective solutions in the region. It will also aim to bring together visionary leaders, innovators, and change-makers from across Asia to collectively enhance the region's efforts against climate change. The session will explore how the perspectives of different Asian countries, cultures, and communities intersect with climate action strategies, fostering a more inclusive and cooperative approach to tackling the climate crisis.

Key Takeaways:

  • To explore and discuss the current landscape for climate action and financing in the region
  • Better understand the avenues for collaboration and the barriers hindering climate goals.
  • To understand the availability of climate finance mechanisms in the region.


Angela Bai

Founding Secretary-General, China Alliance of Social Value Investment

He Xin

Guangdong Harmony Community Foundation

Anthony Gao

Head of Philanthropy Services, Asia
Pictet Wealth Management

Gu Qing

Senior Program Officer, China
Ford Foundation


Aravindan Srinivasan

Director, Thematic Collaborations
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network