ReThink HK 2022 : Video-on-Demand

Technology, an Enabler to Accelerating our Green Finance Ambitions

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 12:15 - 13:05

Location: Sustainable Resources Theatre

Redefining Value

Overview

Technology and sustainability are rapidly emerging as the driving forces reshaping our financial ecosystem. As green and sustainable finance gains increasing momentum, new technologies capable of analysing raw data to limit greenwashing and ensuring greater transparency and comparability of green credentials will be key to ensuring long-term and robust business transition.

Learnings

  • Technology is a crucial enabler for green finance, starting with the need to access high quality and comparable ESG data in considering sustainable investments.
  • Big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things (IoT) are offering innovative solutions for a more efficient, transparent and accessible system for scaling up sustainable finance.

Post Event Actions

  • Gain insights on emerging opportunities to leverage digital technologies for financing sustainable development.
  • Understand that harnessing the potential of technology with the financing needs of sustainable development will require the collective ambition and innovation of businesses, financial institutions and policymakers.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Jenny Lee

Under Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Jenny Lee

Under Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Jenny is the Under Secretary General for Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA), primarily responsible for leading stakeholder engagement with private and public sector, regulatory and government driving green and sustainable finance initiatives across its eight working groups. Jenny contributes to the Centre for Green and Sustainable Finance capacity building and data analytics workstreams. Jenny has over two decades of experience in global investment banking and consulting, primarily in equity derivatives, prime brokerage, equity financing and new business development at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and JPMorgan, and has lived in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Committed to supporting HK’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and aim for it to be an international green and sustainable finance hub.

Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan

Director - Sustainability & Risk Governance

Link Asset Management Limited

Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan

Director - Sustainability & Risk Governance

Link Asset Management Limited

I help organizations institute integrated thinking and value creation as part of sustainability and climate resilience action plans. This includes assessing future energy trends, producing climate impact reports to identify at-risk physical assets, establishing protocols to monitor ESG performance and enlisting support and securing alignment across the organizational value chain.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Coordinated and collaborative effort, particularly among industry peers instead of individual efforts.

Jack Lin

President

MioTech

Jack Lin

President

MioTech

Previously the Managing Director and Head of APAC Client Coverage at MSCI, Jack possesses over 20 years of leadership in the financial industry. Prior to MSCI, Lin was previously head of South Asia at Amundi. He also led and managed teams in global asset management, including as Head of Asia Pacific and Co-CEO International at US-based Janus Capital and Managing Director in Asia at Franklin Templeton, where he helped open offices in Japan, Vietnam, China and Korea. His expertise in financial markets and green capital has helped to drive efforts in sustainable investing solutions.

Eimund Loo

Partner, Digital Advisory

ERM

Eimund Loo

Partner, Digital Advisory

ERM

With over 20 years of experience in the Professional Services and Information Technology sectors across four continents, Eimund has a proven track record of creating and delivering sustainable, innovative, and impactful business value for Fortune 500 clients, government departments and small-to-medium enterprises through in-depth advisory services and digital transformations.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Hong Kong has always been at the intersection of people, resources, and innovation in a fast-paced modern city. My hope is that such energy can continue to be applied to showcasing how dense urban environments can create positive impact in a sustainable future.

Gabriel Wilson-Otto

Director, Sustainable Investing

Fidelity International

Gabriel Wilson-Otto

Director, Sustainable Investing

Fidelity International

Gabriel works closely with Fidelity’s investment professionals to integrate sustainability considerations into investment processes, develop proprietary sustainability tools and product frameworks, and identify long term sustainable investment trends and strategic opportunities.

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