Monica Bae

Director, Investor Practice

Monica Bae is Director of Investor Practice at AIGCC. She manages collaborative engagement with investors in Asia to build capacity and integrate climate-related issues in investment processes, and to increase capital flow into decarbonization to align with a 1.5 degrees future.

She oversees work across several thematic focus areas relating to Paris-aligned investments, energy transition, and forest & land use. She also leads the strategy development and oversees the AIGCC’s Forest and Land Use workstream that supports investors through capacity building and implementation to address deforestation within Asia’s context. She is passionate in facilitating the development of sustainable investments in Asia and is part of global and regional coalitions of leading financial institutions that spearheads sustainable finance initiatives.

Monica has over 16 years of experience in financial services and economic research, especially in managing private debt funds for Asian institutional investors and structuring investment products. Most recently, she was the regional lead in leading nature-positive engagement with Asian capital markets stakeholders at CDP.

Empowering Thai Investors on their climate integration journey

9 April 2024

AIGCC collaborated with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC) to organise a virtual workshop on 22 March for over 80 investors on developing clear, comprehensive, and measurable climate action plans.

Forest and Land Use – 2023 Year in Review

Report | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | March 2024

The Forest and Land Use workstream builds on progress over the past year. Last year, the workstream focussed on building investor capacity by increasing knowledge of deforestation risk. This year, the workstream will continue to expand the scope on nature and biodiversity themes, including launching an online course on deforestation

Read the Year in Review