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The workshop is organized by Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA) and supported by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) .


Topics: Fee Structures & DisclosuresESG & SRI InvestingFinancial Regulation

Hosted by Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Overview

With SFC’s Strategy Framework for Green Finance and the updated Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)’s Environment, Social, and Governance Guide for listed issuers which came into effect on 1 July 2020, the regulators have put further emphasis on this hit topic by requiring climate change-related disclosure from listed companies. This workshop will share what preparations should be taken for the new regulatory requirements and management of climate-related risks.

This event is on 25th September 2020 (Friday) from 3 pm to 5 pm Hong Kong Time, organized by the Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA) and supported by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX).

The workshop will be composed of four sessions:

Session 1 – Opening Remarks from HKGFA and HKEX
3 pm – 3:10 pm

  • Joy Song, Co-Chair of ESG Disclosure and Integration Working Group, Hong Kong Green Finance Association
  • Kelly Lee, Vice President, Policy and Secretariat Services Unit, Listing Division, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

 

Session 2 – Panel Discussion: Why ESG and climate-related disclosure matters and its application scenarios for investors
3:10 pm – 4 pm

Panelists

  • Gabriel Wilson-Otto, Head of Stewardship Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • Iancu Daramus, Senior Sustainability Analyst, Investment Stewardship Team, Legal & General Investment Management
  • Katherine Han, Head of ESG Research, Harvest Fund Management
  • Kelly Lee, Vice President, Policy and Secretariat Services Unit, Listing Division, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Mary Leung, Head of Advocacy, Asia Pacific, CFA Institute

Moderator

  • Joy Song, Co-Chair of ESG Disclosure and Integration Working Group, Hong Kong Green Finance Association

 

Session 3 – Training Workshop 1: How to prepare climate-related disclosures and environmental target setting
4 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Flora Yu, Manager, Sustainability Dept, CECEP Environmental Consulting Group Limited
  • Junfeng Zhao, Assistant Vice President, Green Finance Dept, CECEP Environmental Consulting Group Limited

 

Session 4 – Training Workshop 2: Understanding TCFD and Mapping to HKEX ESG Guide and Investor Expectation
4:30 pm – 5 pm

  • Joseph Gualtieri, Corporate Engagement, CDP Hong Kong
  • Pratima Divgi, Regional Director, CDP Hong Kong