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Hong Kong Green and Sustainable Finance – Now and Beyond

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 12:40 - 13:30

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Circular Economy

Overview

Carbon neutrality goals across the world present the biggest green and sustainable finance opportunities. As the door step to China and an international finance center, how has Hong Kong performed in recent years to position itself as the green and sustainable Finance hub? Where are the opportunities? What are some tools we can use to scale up?

Learnings

  • Key green and sustainable finance development in Hong Kong – Regulatory/policy landscape over the past two years and what to expect coming up
  • Opportunities as the bridge between China and Hong Kong – Issuers/corporates and financing perspectives
  • Green and sustainable finance outlook

Post Event Actions

  • Understand key green and sustainable developments in Hong Kong
  • Evaluate how organisations can leverage green and sustainable financing opportunities
  • Develop the capacity to navigate and position your organisations in face of upcoming regulatory changes

Speakers

MODERATOR

Tracy Wong Harris

Vice President and Deputy Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Tracy Wong Harris

Vice President and Deputy Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Tracy Wong Harris is the Head of Sustainable Finance for Greater China and North Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, focusing on the Bank’s sustainable finance strategy, by developing new products and solutions, further incorporating ESG considerations into banking decisions, and identifying sustainable finance opportunities for clients. Tracy is also the Vice President and Deputy Secretary General of Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA).

Kenneth Hui

Head (Market Development), External Department

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Kenneth Hui

Head (Market Development), External Department

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Kenneth Hui is the Head of Market Development Division of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), in charge of the HKMA’s efforts to enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness as an international financial centre. Prior to joining the HKMA, Ken was a senior manager at the Investment Products Division of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), specialising in regulatory policies on retail funds and innovative retail investment products. During his time at the SFC, Ken was seconded to the Secretariat of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, where he was responsible for global OTC derivatives reforms.

Christine Ip

CEO – Greater China

UOB

Christine Ip

CEO – Greater China

UOB

Christine Ip is CEO – Greater China of UOB and a non-executive director of UOB China. Mrs Ip has more than 30 years of experience in both consumer and corporate banking and has significant experience in Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas markets. She holds a MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a bachelor’s degree in arts from the University of Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I strive to ensure the Sustainability Development Goals are firmly embedded in our Bank’s corporate strategy for sustainable environmental, social and governance outcomes. On a personal level, I hope to mobilise efforts to minimise all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change.

Edoardo Francesco Sabatino

Sustainable Finance APAC

Intesa Sanpaolo

Edoardo Francesco Sabatino

Sustainable Finance APAC

Intesa Sanpaolo

Edoardo Francesco Sabatino is an intrapreneur and manages Sustainable Finance deals of Intesa Sanpaolo, IMI Corporate & Investment Banking division in APAC. On the institutional side, he is a Member of the HKGCC – Environment & Sustainability Committee. Furthermore, he is pursuing a joint Executive MBA from Columbia Business School, London Business School and Hong Kong University.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

I’m keen to boost Circular Economy practices in APAC, discover new business opportunities related to sustainability and work toward a better will for our planet, oceans and communities.

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