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PolyU PASS X HKIRA Seminar “Understanding Green Finance and ESG: Theory and Practice”

1 April 2019 (Monday)
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Deloitte China
35/F, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong (map)
Outline: Supported by the HKSAR Government, the Center for Economic Sustainability & Entrepreneurial Finance (CESEF) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and HKIRA are jointly organizing a PASS seminar, hosted by Deloitte China, to bring together accounting professionals working in different sectors who are interested in green finance and ESG reporting and ESG investments.

Program Time Session
2:10pm-2:30pm Registration
2:30pm-2:45pm Welcoming Remarks: Louis Cheng (PolyU) and Melissa Fung (Deloitte China)
2:45pm-3:15pm Topic 1: Green Finance and Green Bond: An Investment Banker’s Perspective Jonathan Drew, Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Estate Group, Global Banking and Markets, HSBC
3:15pm-3:45pm Topic 2: Green Finance and ESG: A Company’s Perspective Hannah Routh, Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte China
3:45pm-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm-4:30pm Topic 3: Evaluating ESG Performance of Companies
Gloria Lu, Senior Director & Sector Lead Infrastructure Ratings – Greater China,
S&P Global
4:30pm-5:00pm Case study: CLP Group
Kit Law, Manager, Group Sustainability, CLP Group
5:00pm-5:05pm Concluding Remark: Louis Cheng (PolyU)
5:05pm-5:30pm Networking Reception
Medium: English
Fee: Free
Accreditation: 3 CPD hours
Materials: Jonathan Drew, Green Finance and Green Bond: An Investment Banker’s Perspective
Hannah Routh, Green finance and climate change - risks and opportunities
Gloria Lu, ESG at S&P Global Ratings
Kit Law, Business case for sustainability – CLP’s experience