[Webinar] GreenTech and Sustainable Finance in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area – An Update
As the world adjusts to a post-covid era, one thing is clear; the dire need for sustainability integration in all ecosystems. Indeed, the past couple of years has accentuated the detrimental effects of climate change, boosting sustainable investments to an all-time high. Opportunities are plentiful, but so are the physical and transitional risks.
In this webinar, 3 top industry players will discuss their perspectives and trends on what this means for Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area investment momentum in green technologies.
Participants will gain an understanding of the current landscape of GreenTech and Sustainable Finance and the drivers behind them.
GreenTech and Sustainable Finance trends globally, in the Greater Bay area, and Hong Kong.
• The latest trends in Sustainable Finance
• The sustainable financing gap – What needs to be achieved and how?
• Why GreenTech is crucial in driving sustainability
• Future trends of GreenTech – What areas will GreenTech develop in?
• The role regulators play in driving sustainability and ESG reporting
Who should attend
- Front-line banking/finance professionals/asset managers whose clients are at the forefront in driving Sustainability for their companies.
- Industry professionals, lawyers, regulators, licensed holders and intermediaries who support or engage in sustainable transformation.
Prior to founding GoImpact platform developed to accelerate the adoption of Sustainable Finance, Helene was Managing Director and Head of Strategic Planning, Brand and Communications Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas Wealth Management, she also held similar roles in different investment banks, and is a known Influencer and Key Opinion Leader in Fintech and Digital Transformation.
During her tenure, Kay has contributed to the phenomenal growth in the business’ sustainable finance and HSBC GBA Sustainability Fund. She was the key originator of a number of creative and landmark transactions which enabled HSBC Hong Kong to win industry accolades such as the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association Green and Sustainability Advisor of the Year.
Prior to this role, Kay was a senior banker in HSBC Australia’s Global Banking business where she provided local, regional and global debt financing solutions across the energy, infrastructure, construction, transportation, real estate, technology, automotive and services industries. Kay was involved in a number of major renewable energy, water treatment and hospital projects with distinctive ESG attributes. Kay has worked in multiple markets in the Asia Pacific region with extensive experience in client management and solution delivery.
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 Universite Paris-Dauphine and a BBA in Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.