Connecting, Nurturing, Creating for Sustainable Environment

EnviroSeries 07 - Worlds Collide

Business Environment Council (BEC) staged the Worlds Collide Forum on 18 July 2007. 13 leading international and local experts providing updates on sustainable financing trends. Corporations begin to realize the concept of sustainability — a triple bottom line that balances social, environmental and economic interests. Sustainable development has become part of the profit principle — not something the market is forced to accommodate but a market driver.

Please download the conference brochure (PDF format, 5,633 KB), in which you can learn about the messages from organization and presenting sponsor, bios of speakers and info of our sponsors and supporting organizations. You can also download the presentations from our speakers via the links below.

Morning Session: Global and local overview - Investments in sustainable development

Sustainable finance - Awareness to action (PDF Format, 182KB)
Mr Martin Hancock, Chair, United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative & Chief Operating Officer, Westpac (London), UK

Asian trends: Sustainable responsible investment in Asia (PDF Format, 61KB)
Ms Melissa Brown, Executive Director, Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia

How capital markets evaluate social responsibility and intangible assets of companies (PDF Format, 408 KB)
Mr Peter Crewe, Chief Executive Officer, American International Assurance Company (Trustee) Limited

Managing environmental and social risk throughout the investment Cycle - IFC's performance standards and case studies (PDF Format, 227 KB)
Ms Anne Copeland Chiu, Environment & Social Specialist, International Finance Corporation

Afternoon Session: What are the products and services in the market?

Environmental protection industry (PDF Format, 82KB)
Mr Mike Wood, Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending & Structured Finance, CITIC Ka Wah Bank

Update on the voluntary carbon standard (PDF Format, 95KB)
Ms Changhua Wu, Greater China Director, The Climate Group, Beijing, China

Investment opportunities - Clean energy in China (PDF Format, 1,326 KB)
Mr Christophe Bongars, Executive Director, SustainAsia

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