Sustainable Finance & Supply Chains Theatre

Financing the Transition to Net Zero

Day 1 : 13:50 – 14:40

Defining net zero pathways aligned to science-based targets is essential to enable the flow of capital to high carbon emitting sectors. The panel will explore how financial institutions are evaluating, measuring and supporting their clients on their net zero journeys and practical considerations for companies integrating transition planning into their business model.


  • Understand the latest sustainable finance market landscape, and considerations for financing the transition to net zero, net zero transition pathway from multi stakeholder perspectives.
  • Understand the emerging products and solutions to finance the transition.
  • How can sustainable finance be accelerated to boost investments conducive to reducing carbon emissions in Hong Kong and beyond.

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on opportunities, barriers and the next steps for Hong Kong to advance its green and sustainable finance ambitions as an international transition financing hub.


Jenny Lee

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Deputy Secretary General

Jenny is the Deputy Secretary General for Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA), primarily responsible for leading strategic multi-stakeholder engagement across its diverse 160 institutional member firms, private and public sector, regulator and government to advance Hong Kong’s position as a leading sustainable financial and green tech center. Jenny contributes to the CASG Centre for Green and Sustainable Finance capacity building and data analytics workstreams, AIGCC, FC4S, Partnership of Biodiversity and The Finance, and co-developed the HKGFA – HKUST and HKGFA-HKFSI Certificate in Sustainable Finance.

Jenny left a two-decade career in investment banking and consulting to pursue her desire to make a positive impact, shifting the focus of her business and finance experience into sustainability. She co-founded Development Finance Asia and is a life-long learner and passionate about creating a green and sustainable ecosystem, inclusive of finance, ESG and technology.

Jenny previously worked at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and JPMorgan in equity derivatives and prime brokerage, working with alternative asset managers to grow their business, raise capital and access financing. She has lived in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.


My Sustainability Goals for 2024:

  • Support industry capacity-building efforts to develop and implement transparent, credible science-based transition plans, leveraging emerging green technologies and green fintech solutions and innovations.
  • Promote industry collaboration and engagement to better understand nature, biodiversity, and their impact on businesses and the economy.

Yasmine Djeddai

Head of Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance, Asia Pacific

Yasmine has 18 years of international banking experience. Her team spreads across HK, Singapore and Sydney, focusing on origination and structuring of sustainable financing solutions, as well as on supporting its clients to accelerate the development of innovative solutions and new business models that deliver positive impact.
Yasmine is also Co-Chair of the Green & Sustainable Loan Committee of APLMA as as well as Co-Chair of the Sustainable Finance Working Group of the EuroCham in Hong Kong

Mark Lam

Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Sustainability

Mark Lam is the Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Sustainability. He is responsible for managing the Group’s relationships with stakeholders across the investment community, as well as the development and implementation of the Group’s sustainability strategy.

Prior to his current role, Mr Lam served as a Senior Corporate Finance Manager, where he supported the development of Group-wide strategies, including investment evaluations and board reporting. Before joining Hongkong Land, he was a Director at KPMG’s Deal Advisory practice, advising investors on cross-border transactions across the region.

Mr Lam is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Tse

Executive Director, Head of Corporate Banking – Hong Kong

Anthony Tse is Head of Corporate Banking at UOB Hong Kong overseeing the Bank’s corporate banking business and strategy. Tse is responsible for the client relationship management for large corporates in Hong Kong. Tse joined UOB Hong Kong in 2013. He has more than 15 years of extensive experience in the banking industry, in particular syndicated lending and corporate banking businesses. Tse holds a Bachelor of Physics from The University of Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

As part of the efforts to help customers play their part in green transition, I will provide innovative solutions and simplify access to sustainable financing that help businesses grow responsibly.

Dennis Wu

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Mr Dennis Wu is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of AEC Group (Stock Code: 8320.HK) mainly focusing on Green and Healthy Buildings, Environmental Consultancy and Sustainability Advisory. He is also the Founder and CEO of AEC Capital Group focusing on sustainable finance, real estate and investment management.

Mr Wu has over 20 years of experience in finance industry. He worked in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services Department – Financial Institution Group of Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers in early 2000. Then, he worked for CITIC Capital for 17 years since 2003. During his career in CITIC Capital, Mr Wu was appointed as Executive Director for Finance Department, Principle Investment Department, and Culture and Tourism Department respectively.

Currently, Mr Wu is the Founding President of Greater Bay Area Carbon Neutrality Association. He is also a Co-Chair of Green and Sustainable Private Equity Working Group under Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA), and a Co-Chairman of Hong Kong Private Equity Finance Association (HKPEFA).

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

I am passionate about embracing sustainability in Hong Kong. And I always aspire to see the city transition to net-zero carbon generation with the benefit of green financing, green technology, climate technology, and carbon technology.


The ESG discipline moving toward digitization is unquestionably the direction of the ESG future as we search for ways to preserve our environment and the future. The Carbon, ESG, and Sustainability-AI & ChatGPT Big Data Analytic Platform solution will promote knowledge sharing in ESG big data technology, analysis management, and crisis management and enhance carbon neutrality rating among target stakeholders in the business, keeping with the AI & ChatGPT Big Data Analytic trend.

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