Finance & Supply Chains Theatre

Data & Reporting: The ESG Imperative for Supply Chains

Day 2 : 11:25 – 12:15

The versatile nature of supply chains is significant to every business operation. With more markets pushing ESG regulations, it is essential that companies incorporate ESG considerations into their supply chain management practices, in order to mitigate risk, enhance reputation, and create long-term value.

In this panel discussion, our experts will share their experiences and explore ways that data and reporting can help organisations to better understand and manage their ESG risks and opportunities in the supply chain.


  • Major ESG reporting and regulation updates for supply chains in Asia
  • How can data and reporting aid organizations to better understand and manage their ESG risks and opportunities in their supply chain?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities that arise when integrating ESG considerations into supply chain management?

Post-event Actions

  • Review your organization’s supply chain management practices to identify areas where ESG considerations can be integrated.
  • Explore the various tools and technologies available for data collection and reporting, such as sustainability reporting frameworks and supply chain mapping software.


JP Stevenson

AmCham HK

Co-Chair of the AmCham Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee

JP Stevenson is a Director of ESG Analytics. His work focuses on the application of digital technologies to supply chain management problems, including transition management and ESG due diligence.
Previously he was a supply chain manager at the Fung Group (Li & Fung), serving as the Chief Commercial Officer of Knitup. He is also writer and researcher, covering consumer markets, emerging market business problems, and corporate strategy in Asia. His work has been widely published. He is currently a chair of the Supply Chain Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Richard Bourne

SVP Asia Pacific Japan

Richard Bourne has worked at EcoVadis for 13+ years and is a part of EcoVadis’ Executive Committee. He has built EcoVadis’ extensive onboarding and support functions for companies undergoing assessment and has created an EcoVadis network of over 100k companies. Since 2022, he now manages the strategy and organization of the APJ region for EcoVadis, focused on improving the delivery of our product in this important and growing region.

Arturas Kniuksta

Partner, Supply Chain & Operations

Partner in EY, more than 15 years of experience working and living in Europe, Middle East, Asia, serving private and public organisations on their supply chain & operations programmes from strategy, design to execution across energy transition, transport, retail and other industries.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Kick start electrification of public transport contributing 20% of total emissions.

Billy Lai

Deputy Director, Knowledge Solutions

Billy Lai is currently a Deputy Director at SGS Hong Kong Limited. In this role, he oversees the implementation of sustainable business solutions that help organisations address climate risks and stakeholder concerns. He works with multinational corporations to cascade good practices to lower-tier suppliers and define the roadmap to building sustainable supply chains.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Compared to many other developed countries, Hong Kong’s recycling rate is relatively low and there is a significant amount of waste generated in the city. Implementation of policies to encourage recycling and reduce waste is crucial to promote sustainability and protect the environment in Hong Kong.

Sandra Theunissen

Chief Compliance & Technical Officer

Sandra Theunissen is a seasoned executive in the business services industry, with over two decades of experience in compliance and technical roles. She currently serves as the Chief Compliance & Technical Officer at C.F.L. Enterprise Ltd., where she oversees the quality, safety, and sustainability of the products and services offered by suppliers and key stakeholders in the supply chain.
In this role she’s focusing on integrating ESG management into the supply chain that will empower manufacturers to make a positive impact on society and the environment , while also effectively mitigating risks and maintaining efficiency for their company, partners, and stakeholders
She joined C.F.L. in 2015, she is well-connected in the business community, having established strong relationships with various industry leaders and partner.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Goals for HK : Would like to see Hong Kong businesses adopting ESG criteria that don’t only focus on performance in key business areas but include social value measures that will create a positive impact for Hong Kong economy, communities, and society.

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