eSeminar - CPT Bearing

Green Real Estate Financing in Hong Kong and Greater China


This eSeminar is a recorded session of the “Green Real Estate Financing in Hong Kong and Greater China” webinar held on 19 July 2023.

It provides an overview of current trends and evolutions in green real estate financing. It explores the perspectives of key stakeholders, their reactions, and impacts, while also addressing practical implementation considerations surrounding the topic.


By the end of the eSeminar, you will be able to:
- Identify the current trends and future outlook of green real estate financing
- State how key stakeholders such as banks, investors, and property developers view the current movement towards green
- List what has been done by banks to help clients work through its green policies and regulations


1. Current trends in green real estate financing
2. Stakeholder reactions to the movement towards green
3. Practical considerations and future outlook of green real estate financing

Who should attend

- Banking, finance professionals, and asset managers in real estate financing
- Property managers
- Industry professionals, lawyers, regulators, licensed holders and intermediaries who support or engage in real estate

Speaker/Course Instructor

Albert TSANG
Albert is the Head of Real Estate Financing at Standard Chartered for Greater China and North Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Albert is responsible for the commercial property backed lending business of the bank.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Albert is regarded as one of the leading bankers in the region in the origination, structuring and syndication of commercial real estate debt. His experience spans across a breadth of asset classes and instruments including asset backed securities, syndicated loans, acquisition bridges, subordinated debt and private credit transactions.

Albert started his professional career as a finance lawyer at Clifford Chance, with a focus on securitisation and structured finance.
Sam is Head of Sustainability and ESG at Savills APAC. This is a blended role including internal ESG reporting and external sustainability advisory services. His interest in sustainability dates from his bachelor’s degree dissertation in 1992.

From 1994 to 2017 Sam was based in Shanghai and advised on multiple city economic development and real estate projects across mainland China, many of these projects included sustainable elements.

He is a Chartered Surveyor and has a master’s degree in Corporate Environmental Governance from The University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese with Geography from The University of Leeds. Sam previously served as Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai.


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Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
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Non-Member: HK$900
Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong (HKCSA): HK$630