Environmental, Social & Governance

[Webinar] Carbon Market Landscape and Potential in Financial World


Sustainability has become front and centre for individuals, corporates and industries worldwide, with carbon markets playing a key role in financing and scaling the environmental initiatives and innovation needed to address climate change. This session will provide an overview of carbon markets and introduce some key concepts and recent developments shaping carbon market.


This session aims to provide participants an understanding of carbon market landscape, discuss compliance and voluntary carbon markets and how these differ along with examples.


1. Why do carbon markets matter?
2. Background/history and key concepts of carbon markets
3. Compliance Carbon Markets
4. Voluntary Carbon Markets
5. Practical net-zero guide for business

Who should attend

Directors and Risk managers of Listed Companies, ESG professionals, Working professional/corporates interested in carbon markets

Speaker/Course Instructor

Ken Chiu serves as Head of Carbon & ESG Products at HKEX since 2022, responsible for fostering FIC derivatives and bond listing businesses for the exchange.

Mr. Chiu has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. He has worked in various functional areas including structuring and marketing positions in global markets of investment banks in both Hong Kong SAR and Mainland China. He has also been actively engaging in RMB internationalisation and cross-border business activities since 2009.

Mr. Chiu joined HKEX in 2018 and served as Senior Vice President of Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) Development at HKEX since 2018. He holds an MSc in Mathematics for Finance and Actuarial Science from the Université Paris-Dauphine and a BBA in Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


Date & Time
Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023 (12:20PM - 1:50PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:1.50, PWMA:1.50