Sustainability and Financial Risk

Join us for a webinar and live Q&A on sustainability and financial risk. This webinar aims to share information, establish common ground, and start a process of ongoing collaboration on sustainability. Interactive polls and a live Q&A session will be used to assist us in furthering our collaboration on ESG factors.

Topics covered

  • Why sustainability is increasingly important
  • Growing stakeholder focus on ESG
  • Queensland Government’s commitment to ESG outcomes; and
  • Learning from emerging common ground and practices.

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for finance professionals, managers, and executives who deal with risk and sustainability. No knowledge of the topics is assumed; participants with prior experience may find the webinar useful to refresh and extend their knowledge.

The QTC Education Program is only available to Queensland Public Sector Employees (this includes employees of the Queensland Government, Queensland government departments, local governments, statutory corporations, and other entities to the extent they have an association or are related to the State of Queensland) and QTC employees. By registering for a workshop or webinar, you acknowledge that you are a Queensland Public Sector Employee. QTC/UQ reserves the right to unenroll any person that is not a Queensland Public Sector Employee or QTC employee from any workshop or webinar in the Education Program. If you are unenrolled from a workshop or webinar you will be entitled to receive a full refund of any workshop fees paid.


After completing this webinar, you will have an improved understanding on the following:

  • Why we should be alert to ESG factors; and
  • Opportunities to be gained in promoting and organisation’s ESG credentials.

Participants input through the interactive polls and live Q&A session will be of assistance in developing further education services on this topic.

Webinar facilitator

Graham Phelan

Senior Economist, Queensland Treasury Corporation

Graham Phelan joined QTC in 2017 and has over 10 years’ experience in applied economics. He specialises in microeconomics, economic development, and sustainability.

Graham holds a Master of Applied Economics from the Australian National University, is a Certified Sustainability Professional (Global Reporting Initiative) and holds a Certificate in Climate Risk and Sustainability from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

Reach out to Graham ( to explore how your organisation can communicate its ESG factor credentials.

Location Date Cost Duration Registration
Online On demand Complimentary 60 minutes N/A
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