[Webinar] ESG Considerations for Asset Managers

[Webinar] ESG Considerations for Asset Managers

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Overview

Investors’ demand and evolving regulations are pressuring asset managers to enhance their current operating models and core processes to embrace Environmental, Social and Goverance (ESG) investing, which is now a fundamental priority for sophisticated investors across the globe.

In order for asset managers to successfully develop their ESG practices, it is crucial that they understand the detailed implications of ESG on their target operating model and value chain.

In this webinar, the speakers will cover practical steps that asset managers can consider when thinking about integrating ESG into their business.

Objective

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

-Understand high level how asset managers can consider integrating ESG factors into their operating model

Content

1. ESG integration framework
2. Developing ESG strategy and governance framework
3. Investment management – Integrating ESG in research, portfolio management and investment stewardship
4. A practical example of how ESG factors are included in investment analysis
5. ESG data & technology – Understanding the types of data and technology for ESG integration
6. Excursion – Climate risk considerations

Who should attend

- Senior management, Asset managers and Fund managers of Licensed corporations
- Investors
- Anyone interested in ESG investing

Speaker/Course Instructor

Ken WONG
Ken is a Manager at PwC Hong Kong and has over 8 years of Financial Services experience in Hong Kong. His consulting experience is primarily in the field of Regulation and Risk services and since early this year he has focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration for banks and asset management firms.

Ken has a strong working knowledge of ESG integration processes for financial institutions, including a deep understanding of the maturity and landscape of ESG practices of financial institutions in Hong Kong and practical steps for integrating ESG in their operating model.
Yousuf KHAN
Yousuf is a PwC Partner that helps clients rethink their business model as well as address current challenges with respect to ESG/Responsible investing in front, middle and back office organizations. He has over 18 years of international experience with financial and regulatory advisory for private banks, asset managers, wealth managers as well as captive insurance asset managers in Switzerland and in the United States of America. He recently joined the Hong Kong firm from Switzerland.

Details

Code
TSTAW20000901
Date & Time
Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Venue
Virtual Platform
Language
English
Level
Intermediate
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00