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Green Bonds Asia 2019
Event Date: 8 Oct 2019
Event Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong
Contact: Ms Molly Spicer
Environmental Finance is hosting the second annual Green Bonds Asia Conference in Hong Kong on 8 October 2019 (Tuesday). Business Environment Council is pleased to be a Marketing Partner ofthe Conference.
The 2019 agenda has been released and kicks-off with some high-profile speakers including Ma Jun, Director, Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs, China. 
Register today and join the discussion on the opportunities in green finance and how to scale the global green bond market. 
BEC Members can register for the event with 30% discount (use code: BEC30), and additional 20% early bird discount before 6 September 2019. For more information or to register, please contact Ms Molly Spicer (E. or visit the website.

Confirmed Topics & Speakers:

  • What is the role of green bonds to overcome the challenge in China/HK/North Asia?
    • Darryl Chan, Executive Director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • How environmental big data is facilitating innovative solutions for green finance in China
    • Ma Jun, Director, Institute for Public Environmental Affairs, China
  • Taxonomies and standards - ensuring they work together to encourage maximum investment and issuance
    • Dr Guo Peiyuan, Chairman, SynTao Green Finance; Co-Founder and General Manager, SynTao
    • Ivy Lau, General Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative
    • Ir C .S. Ho, Deputy Chairman, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
    • Juliette Macresy, Head of Greater China and South East Asia Market, Vigeo Eiris
  • Issuer perspective - what developments are issuers hoping to see from the market? 
    • Dr Raymond Yau, General Manager, Technical Services & Sustainable Development, Swire Properties
    • John Ho Hon-ming, CFO & Company Secretary, The Hong Kong and China Gas Co
    • Herbert Hui, Finance Director, MTR Corporation
    • Roman Novozhilov, Chief, Head of Policy & Project Support, The New Development Bank
    • Keith Ng, Head of Capital Markets, Link Reit
  • Investor perspective - how ESG contributes to investment decisions in fixed income and green bonds
    • Vivek Pathak, Director, East Asia & the Pacific, IFC
    • Alexandra Tracy, Founder and President, Hoi Ping Ventures
    • Pratima Divgi, Director, CDP (formerly Climate Disclosure Project)
  • Do green bonds do more harm than good?
    • Assaad Razzouk, CEO, Sindicatum
  • The business case for green financing
    • Boris Moutier, Hong Kong and Asia Chief Investment Officer, AXA Hong Kong and Asia
  • Sustainable loans - green loans and sustainability linked loans
    • Anna-Marie Slot, Partner, Ashurst
    • Rosamund Barker, Head of Legal, Asia Pacific Loan Market Association
    • Nicholas Gandolfo, Associate Director of Sustainable Finance Solutions, Sustainalytics
    • Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel, Public Policy, Loan Syndications and Trading Association
  • Asia – the key to spurring the next wave of growth
    • Leonie Kelly, Project Director, Sustainable Finance initiative (SFi)
    • Tracy Wong Harris, Deputy Secretary General, Hong Kong Green Finance Association
    • Dr Nadira Lamrad, Assistant Director, Sustainability & ESG Advisory, Business Environment Council
  1. BEC members can enjoy 30% discount which is equivalent to the discount for Environmental Finance subscribers as indicated in the registration website.


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