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Where We Are, Where We’re Headed: The New Ambition Powering Hong Kong’s Conglomerates

Day 2 - 6th Oct | 10:00 - 11:00

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Decarbonisation

Overview

Conglomerates face a unique and complex set of challenges: with large, diverse businesses spread across different industries and geographies, how can they take a leadership role on tackling environmental and social challenges while maintaining growth ambitions and shareholder value creation? Hear from Hong Kong’s leading companies on how they are addressing myriad ESG risks and driving systemic change to move from risk to opportunity – from risk to resilience.

Learnings

  • How are Hong Kong’s largest and most complex organisations working to identify, understand and manage ESG risks for multiple industries and geographies?
  • What are the key internal policies, mechanisms and oversight that are being implemented on key sustainable development issues?
  • How can leadership companies leverage innovation and collaboration to inspire ambition and drive solutions?

Post Event Actions

  • Gain insight on how some of the world’s most complex organisations are engaging internal and external ecosystems to navigate sustainability across multiple industries and countries.
  • Understand the characteristics of strong governance and alignment of sustainability strategies with business models to help raise levels of ambition for sustainable development.
  • Explore how to turn risks into leadership opportunities to make meaningful impact at the scale needed to address today’s most pressing issues.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Sarah Johnson

Partner, ERM APAC Digital Leader

ERM

Sarah Johnson

Partner, ERM APAC Digital Leader

ERM

With a background in start-ups, corporate innovation and product development, Sarah is passionate about using digital products and services to supercharge sustainable impact delivery. As Digital Leader for ERM AsiaPacific, she focuses on enabling digital opportunities that innovate, push boundaries and accelerate sustainable change for our People and Planet.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Increased use of digital to enable sustainable change. Evidence of delivery on or above target to meet net zero goals. Increase in impact investing opportunities.

Patrick Healy

Chairman

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and Swire Coca-Cola Limited

Patrick Healy

Chairman

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and Swire Coca-Cola Limited

Patrick Healy is Chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and Swire Coca-Cola Limited. He is also a Director of John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, an Executive Director of Swire Pacific Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Air China Limited.

Mr Healy has been with the Swire Group for more than 30 years. He joined John Swire & Sons in 1988 as a management trainee. After six years with the Group’s Industries Division in Hong Kong and Germany, he transferred to the Beverages Division in 1994, where he worked in various roles across the Group’s Mainland China Coca-Cola bottling operations in Beijing, Nanjing, Xian and Xiamen until 2012. He was General Manager of the Shaanxi bottler from 2001-2005 and General Manager of the Fujian bottler from 2005-2008. In July 2008 he was appointed CEO, HAECO Xiamen. Mr Healy returned to Hong Kong in 2012 to take up the role of Managing Director, Swire Coca-Cola. He became Chairman of Swire Coca-Cola and Cathay Pacific on 1st October and 6th November 2019 respectively.

Mr Healy is a Member of the Task Force on External Relations chaired by The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.  In addition, Mr Healy is an Advisory Board Member of the Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS) and a Member of the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong General Committee.

Mr Healy was born in 1965 and graduated in 1988 from St. John’s College, Cambridge University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages. He is married with three children.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Driving the rollout of the revised group sustainability strategy SwireTHRIVE and associated targets.

Jonathan Lloyd

Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Jardine Matheson Limited

Jonathan Lloyd

Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Jardine Matheson Limited

Jonathan joined Jardines in January 2018 and has taken a leading role in the development and implementation of the Group’s sustainability strategy over the past three years. He spent many years as a lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the UK, Europe and Asia, before joining Tesco, the leading international retailer, in 2005, where he led engagement with investors on ESG matters.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

HK government taking effective steps, including developing appropriate policies, to drive businesses to act ambitiously on climate change, transform for more circular economies and support more inclusive communities.

Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly

Chief Executive Officer

Jebsen Group

Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly

Chief Executive Officer

Jebsen Group

Mr Mensdorff-Pouilly started his career with Procter & Gamble in 2005, and later joined Jebsen & Jessen Group in 2010 where he led a green-field development project in Cambodia. He joined Jebsen Group in 2014, and 4 years later was an integral part of establishing Jebsen Capital as Managing Director. In May 2020, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Jebsen Group.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

My goals and hope for HK is to put more resources into mental healthcare for our community, especially the underprivileged since they have been the most affected in the past few years. Our company, as a whole in Greater China, is also developing sustainable practices with the long-term goal of achieving net-zero.

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