ESG Reports - Impact on Investment Decisions
In recent years, investors place more importance on Environment, Social and Governance ("ESG") considerations when making their investment decisions. While there are more regulations governing ESG disclosures for companies listed in the China and Hong Kong, comparable and quality data is still somewhat lacking. Investors and other participants in the capital market, including regulators, exchanges, rating agencies, consultants, academic institutions play an essential role in developing maturity within the ESG investment landscape.
How should the capital market analyse these ESG reports?
By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:
‧ Understand the ESG disclosure policy of A share and H share
‧ Understand the ESG disclosure status and trends of listed companies in China & Hong Kong
‧ Describe what is ESG investment
‧ Explain how ESG Investment works in China
1) ESG disclosure regulation both in China and Hong Kong
2) Comparing ESG disclosure status and trends in China & Hong Kong
3) ESG investment
4) Blueprint of ESG investment in China
Who should attend
Fund managers, asset managers and anyone who are interested in understanding how to analyse ESG reports issued by listed companies.
Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme
Eligible in-service practitioners of the financial services industry could apply for reimbursement of 80% of the course fees, subject to a maximum of HK$7,000 (whichever is lower) upon satisfactory completion of a course / seminar / conference over the three-year period of the Scheme.
Each individual may apply for reimbursement for more than one course / seminar / conference.
Application to reimburse the course fees, together with the required documents, must be submitted within four months from the last day of the course / seminar / conference attended. Please refer to the WAM Pilot Programme website for more details.