ASIFMA Virtual Event:

Navigating ESG and Sustainable Finance in Asia (in collaboration with the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance)

TUESDAY, 14 JULY 2020

3:00PM-4:30PM HK/SIN

Overview of the Event

Title: ASIFMA Virtual Event: Navigating ESG and Sustainable Finance in Asia (in collaboration with the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance)

Date: Tuesday, 14 July

Time: 3:00PM-4:30PM HK/SIN | Time Zone Converter

CPT Hours: 1.5 (SFC). To qualify for this, participants are required to attend the entire event.

Admission: Complimentary (HK$150 event registration fee will be applied for participants who request for an electronic Proof of Attendance.)

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3:00-3:05pm

Welcome

Speaker:

  • Julia Walker, Global Head of Government and Industry Affairs for Sustainable Finance, Refinitiv
  • Matthew Chan, Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ASIFMA

3:05-3:15pm

Keynote 1

Speaker:

  • Paul P Andrews, Secretary General, IOSCO

3.15-3:25pm

Keynote 2

Speaker:

  • Jason Wincuinas, Senior Editor, Thought Leadership Asia, The Economist Group

3:25-4:30pm

Panel Discussion

  • What is the state of play in terms of sustainable/green finance and ESG in Asia – demand, market structures, regulation, standards, taxonomy?
  • What are the data requirements for ESG – from an Asset Management perspective?  From an exchange perspective?  From a regulator’s perspective?  How do we achieve, comparable corporate disclosure?
  • For banks’ exposure to transition risk, what data are they using to understand climate and environmental exposures in their lending books, brown assets? What other data needs do they have for meeting CSR and SDG goals?
  • What are the key data gaps in Asia, and how can this be managed going forward? What are some of specific data challenges for policymakers and regulators themselves?
  • What’s the way forward – what can be done to solve some these challenges, what do we do first?

Panelists:

  • WANG Yao, Director General, International Institute of Green Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing)
  • Amar Gill, Managing Director and Head of Investment Stewardship, APAC, Blackrock
  • Elree Winnett Seelig, Head of ESG, Markets & Securities Services, Citi
  • Grace Hui, Head of Green and Sustainable Finance, Markets Division, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Japan Financial Services Agency
  • Matthew Chan, Executive Director – Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ASIFMA (moderator)

Speakers

Julia Walker Julia Walker
Global Head of Government and Industry Affairs for Sustainable Finance
Refinitiv
Paul P Andrews Paul P Andrews
Secretary General
IOSCO
Jason Wincuinas Jason Wincuinas
Senior Editor, Thought Leadership Asia
The Economist Group
WANG Yao WANG Yao
Director General
International Institute of Green Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing)
WANG Yao Amar Gill
Managing Director and Head of Investment Stewardship in APAC
Blackrock
Elree Winnett Seelig Elree Winnett Seelig
Head of ESG, Markets & Securities Services
Citi
Grace Hui Grace Hui
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance, Markets Division
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Satoshi Ikeda Satoshi Ikeda
Chief Sustainable Finance Officer
Japan Financial Services Agency
Matthew Chan Matthew Chan
Executive Director – Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs
ASIFMA

Co-host

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Endorsers

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For event enquiries, please contact event@asfima.org or phone +852 2531 6532.

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