Green banking has become big business, but will commercializing nature protect our natural world? How can our initiatives/ human activities lend a hand to conservation efforts, without unwittingly causing further harm to the species needing protection?
Sat Nov 12, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Herry Cho, Sustainable Finance
Dzaeman Dzulkifli, Tropical Rainforest Conservation & Research Center
Fadly Abach, KL Eco Film Festival
The tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia are being cleared at an ever increasing rate due to logging and the expansion of human population in the region. Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC) is working towards protecting rare and endangered trees within in the state of Sabah, Northern Borneo.
We investigate the global stranglehold that financial institutions have on living resources and the commercialisation of the natural world. Protecting our planet has become big business. What guarantees do we have that our natural inheritance will be protected? And should our ecological heritage be for sale?