Business Sustainability Conference- Strengthening ESG Finance and Management

Join us on 23 September 2022 to explore the latest research & practical insights on Sustainable Finance. The conference will explore various aspects of ESG investing and integrating Environmental, Social and Governance factors into business strategy.

Sign up also for the Recognition Ceremony (Luncheon) to celebrate outstanding sustainability leaders

The events will be conducted in English




Keynote Speaker
Mr. Tim Lui, SBS, JP, Chairman, Securities and Futures Commission


Academic Speakers
Prof Darwin Choi, Associate Professor, Department of Finance,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Topic : Carbon Stock Devaluation and Firm Actions
Prof Louis Cheng, Dr. S H Ho Professor of Banking and Finance; Director, Research Centre for ESG,
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

Topic: ESG Rating Divergence: A Curse or a Blessing?


Practitioner Speakers
Dr. King Au, Executive Director, Financial Services Development Council
Topic: Evolving ESG Landscape: Key Trends and Sustainability Performance in Hong Kong
Mr. Andre Leung, Committee Chair, GreenTech & ESG, The Fintech Association of Hong Kong; Co-Founder & CEO, Aereve
Topic:The new era of Green KYC process with native-to-native approach
Ms. Athena Ng, Board Governor, Friends of the Earth (HK); General Manager, Corporate Finance and Corporate Communications, China Overseas Land and Investments
Topic: Capitalizing Sustainability
Ms. Joy Song, ESG Disclosure and Integration Working Group Co-chair, Hong Kong Green Finance Association; Vice General Manager, CECEP Environmental Consulting Group Limited
Topic: Sustainable Finance and Carbon Market: Developments and What’s Ahead
Mr. Calvin Wong, Knowledge Solutions, Senior Project Manager-Sustainability, SGS Hong Kong Limited

Topic: Carbon Management and Solutions





Conference BSI Recognition Ceremony (Luncheon)
 Standard  HKD550  HKD1,500
 CUHK Alumni  HKD450   HKD1,500
 CUHK Full Time Student  Free   HKD1,500

Multi-person discount (3 or more delegates from the same organization) : 10% off

Important note: The cancellation is free of charge 7 days prior to the event, after this or no-shows are ineligible for refunds.





Centre for Business Sustainability, CUHK Business School


Friends of the Earth (HK)
School of Hotel and Tourism Management, CUHK Business School
Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Office, CUHK


King's Flair International (Holdings) Limited
Treelion Foundation
Xtreme Business Enterprises Ltd

Technical Partner:

SGS Hong Kong

Supporting Organizations:

Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition
Business Environment Council
The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies
The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
The Conservancy Association
Hexon Group
Hong Kong Green Finance Association
Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association
Institute of ESG & Benchmark
The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong
JCI Victoria
Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change
Research Centre for ESG, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
SDSN Hong Kong
SME Sustainability Society
World Green Organisation



Travel Information

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9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK, Shatin, HK
Conference Programme & Speakers
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