ESG Forum

MBA Programmes & Executive Education 

HKU Business School

We are committed to driving strong initiatives to enhance our students’ knowledge and awareness of the ESG matters in various aspects, this inaugural event will leverage the HKU Business School’s network to facilitate knowledge sharing of key topics and industry trends in ESG. We believe this forum will also provide a great value to the corporates to share and learn about the various ESG strategies and implementation as well as to capture the future talents who are passionate about the career opportunities in the ESG sector.

The forum will be held virtually and please find below event details for your reference:

Time

09:30 – 09:35 HKT

Speaker

Professor Hongbin Cai

Dean, Chair of Economics, HKU Business School

Time

09:35 – 09:40 HKT

Agenda

Opening Remarks

Speaker

Dr Bernard Chan Pak-li, JP

Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Time

09:40 – 09:50 HKT

Agenda

Keynote Session: Landscape and Opportunities of Climate-Smart Investments in Emerging Asia

Speaker

Ms Hester Marie DeCasper

Regional Head of Operations, East Asia & Pacific and Head of Office, Hong Kong SAR, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Time

09:50 – 09:55 HKT

Agenda

Break

 

Panel Discussion

Time

09:55 - 10:45 HKT

Agenda

Panel Chair: Mr Sachin Tipnis

Senior Executive Director (Taught Postgraduate) , HKU Business School

Speaker

Mr Mohit Grover

Partner, Deloitte Hong Kong

Ir Steven Hing Yu Ho

Head of Environmental Affairs, The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric)

Mr Anthony Cheung

Managing Director of ESG, PAG Polymer Capital Management

Ms Giuliana Auinger

Partner & Vice President, Schneider Electric Sustainability Business

 

Panel Discussion

Time

09:55 - 10:40 HKT

Agenda

Panel Chair: Dr Bonnie Hayden Cheng

MBA Programme Director, Associate Professor,
HKU Business School

Speaker

Ms Karen Ho

APAC Head of Buy-side Research & ESG Market & Product Specialist, Bloomberg

Mr Zongzhong Tang

Manager, Sustainability & ESG Strategy, Baring Private Equity Asia

Ms Eleonore Dachicourt

Head of Sustainable & Responsible Investments Asia, BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Mr Howhow Zhang

Partner, Strategy and Transaction, EY

 

Panel Discussion

Time

09:55 - 10:45 HKT

Agenda

Panel Chair: Professor Heiwai Tang

Associate Director, Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy (HIEBS)

Associate Director, Institute for China and Global Development (ICGD)


Professor, HKU Business School

Speaker

Ir Kenny Wong

Environmental, Waste Management & Corporate Sustainability, Green Living and Innovation Division, Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC)

Mr Hao Sun

Senior Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Ms Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed

Global Head of Social Impact, Rosewood Hotel Group

Dr Raymond Man-hung Yau

General Manager of Technical Services & Sustainable Development, Swire Properties Limited

Time

10:40 – 10:55 HKT

Speaker

Professor Dragon Yongjun Tang

Associate Director, Centre for Financial Innovation and Development, Professor, HKU Business School

Time

10:55 - 11:00 HKT

Agenda

Closing Remarks & Group Photo

Speaker

Professor Yuk-fai Fong

Associate Dean (Taught Postgraduate), Professor, HKU Business School

MBA Career Development & Training

HKU Business School 

Tel: 3962 1209

Email: mbacareers@hku.hk

 

Executive Education

HKU Business School 

Tel: 3962 1239

Email: execed@hku.hk