eSeminar - CPT Bearing

Driving Impact: The Rise of Social Impact Investing


This eSeminar is a recorded session of the “Driving Impact: The Rise of Social Impact Investing” webinar held on 11 Oct 2023.

It provides an overview of the fundamentals and current trends of social impact investing, covering practical considerations such as opportunities, challenges, and the future outlook of these investments. The perspectives of both the public and private sectors are explored.


By the end of the eSeminar, you will be able to:
- State the definition of social impact investing and its current trends
- Identify the opportunities, challenges, and considerations involving social impact investing
- Describe the future trends of social impact investing


1. Overview and current trends of social impact investing
2. Practical considerations, opportunities, and challenges of social impact investing
3. Future outlook

Who should attend

Banking and finance professionals, fund and asset managers, as well as wealth managers and professionals working in the family offices.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Genevieve HENG
Genevieve Heng is a co-founder of Anthem Asia, an independent, women-led private equity investment and fund management group. She is also a Senior Advisor to Blue7, a Singapore-based impact investor. Genevieve has extensive experience in private equity, venture capital and impact investing stretching back more than two decades in Southeast Asia, India, and China.

Genevieve started her career as an information technologist before embarking on a career in finance. Her outside interests include volunteering for a range of non-profit organisations. Genevieve is an advocate of Gender Lens Investing, ESG and Sustainability. She holds a BSc in Computer & Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from London Business School. She is a CFA and CAIA Charterholder.
Kristy WONG
Kristy Wong is Associate Director, ESG Investment Specialist, at Amundi based in Hong Kong. She has 14 years of experience in ESG across the financial and public sectors in Hong Kong. She drives the ESG finance and investment development by being an ESG working group member of eight different investor initiatives and industry associations.

Prior to joining Amundi, she was Vice President, ESG at Bank of America from 2018. Before this, Kristy has garnered experience in ESG advisory at Ernst & Young and the Hong Kong Productivity Council.

She is a Chartered Environmentalist at the Society for the Environment UK and a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager at the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management. She also holds various professional certificates including the Certificate in ESG Investing from CFA UK, and Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies.


Relevant Subject
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:1.50, PWMA:1.50
All Member: HK$450
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$450
Non-Member: HK$900
Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong (HKCSA): HK$630