SyCipLaw Leads Panel Discussion on Sustainable Financing at The Legal 500 GC Summit Philippines

February 14, 2023

Sustainability financing and related ESG issues will be at the forefront of the SyCipLaw-sponsored panel discussion in The Legal 500 GC Summit Philippines. The summit will be held on February 23, 2023, at the New World Hotel in Makati City.

SyCipLaw partner Bhong Paulo Macasaet, who has worked on several sustainable finance transactions, will be moderating the panel It's Not Easy Being Green: Challenges and Outlook of Sustainability Financing in an ESG-Conscious World, where panelists will dive into the trends shaping the future of sustainability financing in the Philippines and legal issues that sustainability teams may need to face. Mr. Macasaet will be joined by panel speakers Mr. Julian Chenoweth, Assistant General Counsel (Private Sector Operations), Asian Development Bank; Ms. Jo Ann Eala, Vice President and Head of Sustainability Office, Bank of the Philippine Islands; and Mr. Christian Gerard Castillo, Senior Vice President, ACEN Corporation.

The SyCipLaw sustainability financing session starts at 9:55 am.

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The GC Summit is free for all general counsel, chief legal officers, and senior legal professionals. Interested participants may send an email to to register.