How Does “Environmental Social Governance” Create Values for Company?
Course Outlines課程大綱 :
- Global and local trends on ESG and impact to companies and directors
- Sustainability or ESG? Let’s start with business risk
- Board Role in Climate and Sustainability governance best practice
- ESG disclosure – Challenges, key changes and next steps
- How does the execution of ESG strategy maximize the value added to a company?
CPD Hours: 2
Facilitator: Mr. Anthony Cheung HKIoD.GD CESGA FCPA (Aust.)
Mr. Anthony Cheung is the Deputy Chairman of Training Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and has over 15 years of experience as investor with experience in Asia Pacific and emerging markets, ESG and sustainable investing. Mr. Cheung is the first institutional investor in Asia who attained the Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) designation. He was awarded Regional ESG Leader Award by Insights and Mandate (I&M) in 2019. He has recently been elected as Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council member, and appointed by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) to join the Professional Assessment Panel in Responsible Finance.
Apart from serving as Board Governor at Friends of the Earth in Hong Kong, Mr. Cheung is a member of Beatdrug Fund Association Investment Sub-committee, a member of LCSD Committee on Venue Partnership, and a member of Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) ESG working group.
Mr. Cheung currently serves as an INED, chairman of the Audit committee and chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability committee of China Shineway Pharmaceutical Group (stock code: 2877), as an INED and chairman of the ESG committee of IPE Group Limited (stock code: 0929) and as an INED of Forward Fashion International Holding (stock code: 2528).
Mr. Cheung holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from University of Cambridge and BSc (Hons) in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE). He is a Fellow of CPA Australia.
Role of Company Director I: Overview of Legal & Regulatory Framework
Course outlines 課程大綱:
1) An overview of the Listing Rules
2) Consequences of breach to the listed company and its directors
3) Corporate Governance Code
4) Practical suggestions to enhance compliance and Q&A
CPD Hours: 2
Facilitator: Mr Maxwell Chan, Partner, ONC Lawyers
Maxwell’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions of private and listed companies, corporate finance, capital restructuring as well as corporate governance and general compliance of listed companies.
Maxwell has solid experience in advising a number of listed companies on different types of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, secondary fundraising by way of placing, rights issue and issuance of convertible securities, general offer related matters, capital restructuring as well as advising listed companies on compliance with listing rules and securities law. Maxwell has been acting as the retainer lawyer of more than 20 listed companies, where he advises them on compliance of listing rules, securities law and corporate law on a day-to-day basis.
In addition, Maxwell also advises financial institutions on cross-border financing. Maxwell has also participated in initial public offerings on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited by advising issuers and sponsors.
Data Privacy – Ensure compliance and protect company reputation
- A case study (HKTV)
- The reasons why executives care about data privacy
- Introduction to data privacy
- In-depth explanations of data privacy cycle
CPD Hours: 1
Mr. Frank Chan, Senior Manager from Advisory Team, Grant Thornton
Frank has over 15 years of professional experiences encompassing technology audit and providing a variety of “CIO” solutions – ranging from technology governance and controls, digital transformation, cybersecurity, data privacy, disaster recovery and project management.
Prior to Grant Thornton, Frank led the IT audit and compliance functions in various blue chip corporations in Hong Kong, serving the real estate, retail, financial and insurance, and natural resources sectors. Frank served both second and third lines of defenses through providing independent audit in corporations, and implementing controls and policies and procedures to support the IT functions.
In addition, Frank served as a disaster recovery (DR) leadership role on designing the disaster recovery process and organizing the associated disaster recovery drills for an international insurance company’s Asia-Pacific region, covering 13 countries in 9 time zones. It was the first time a whole region was involved in a DR process with success, and becoming a foundation of the subsequent drills until the complete upgrade of the relevant systems.
Frank graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree of Bachelor of Science, University of Denver with a degree of Master of Science, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a degree of Master of Business Administrations. He is also a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Audit (CIA) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Moving from Corporate Social Responsibility to Creating Shared Value – Case Studies & Strategy
Course Outlines課程大綱 :
- ESG, SDGs, sustainability, CSR, CSV – alphabets that matter
- Types of Corporate Social Responsibility
- Common ways of achieving Comma Separated Values
- A CSV mindset – examples
- Integrating ESG into strategy for CSV
- Resources, metrics, monitoring, accountability
- Communication around CSV
- Case Studies
CPD Hours: 2
Facilitator: Agnes K Y Tai, PhD, CCB.D, SCRTM, FRM, ESG Investing, CAIA, MBA, FHKIoD
Agnes is Director of Great Glory Investment Corporation and Chief EC.ESG Investment Strategist of BlueOnion. She holds a Climate Designation certificate from Competent Boards, a Sustainability and Climate Risk certificate and a Financial Risk Manager certificate from Global Association of Risk Professionals, an ESG Investing certificate from CFA UK, and a CAIA certificate from Chartered Alternative Investment Association. Her board training in sustainability, governance, strategy and risk oversight spans five continents.
She is a Steering Committee member of Climate Governance Initiative Hong Kong Chapter, an Expert Review Panel member for the MTR Corporation sustainability reports since 2014, Advisory Board member of Asia Climate Forum, an ESG/climate judge for WealthAsia (Benchmark) Funds of the Year Awards, a Council member, Publishing Board of Magazine member and a Deputy Chair of the training committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, faculty of Competent Boards, CSIA and FITC, board member of Hope of the City, advisory council/committee member of GARP (HK), BlueOnion, FarmacyHK and Shao Ming Lo Foundation. She has served the financial community across four jurisdictions in the past 43 years.
She has a PhD (2022) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with dissertation titled “Do carbon risks matter for Hong Kong equity prices?”, an MBA (1980) from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, a BSc (Honors, 1978) from Roosevelt University in USA and is a graduate of the Stanford University Senior Executive Leadership Program and the 2011 Stanford Directors’ College. She has authored a book on investing in H-shares, a Harvard Business case, a chapter in CFA Society Hong Kong’s 30th anniversary book ‘Rise from Crises’, and a book ‘Tall Miracles’.
Speaker Luncheon Meeting 午餐演講會
Hosting in The Hong Kong Club by Dr Carlye Tsui Conway on behalf of HKIoD
The Hon Starry LEE Wai-king GBS SBS JP
李慧琼議員 GBS SBS JP
Standing Committee Member, National People’s Congress, PRC and
Legislative Council Member, Hong Kong SAR
My experience and vision as a member of the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress
Tuesday 23 May 2023 ● 2023年5月23日 (星期二)
12:30 pm Drinks 十二時半恭候 1:00 pm sharp Luncheon 準一時就座
Venue 地點：The Harcourt Suite, 1/F The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road
CPD: 1 Hour 小時
Language 語言： English 英語
Fees 費用：For members 會員每位 @HK$570
For members’ guests invited and accompanied by members
Dress Code 衣著準則：Business Attire 商務服裝
Enquiries 聯絡方法：Mr Toby Lee 李先生 2889 0789
Advance booking on first-come-first-served basis.
Directors Of The Year Awards Briefing Session 2023
Directors Of The Year Awards is organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (“HKIoD”) with the objectives of recognising outstanding boards and directors as well as promoting good corporate governance and director professionalism.
The Hon Paul Chan Mo-po GBM GBS MH JP Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region “The Hong Kong Institute of Directors has contributed much to fostering effective corporate leadership by providing a platform for directors to learn and share.”
The Hon Christopher Hui GBS JP Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury We are most delighted to see that with HKIoD’s unwavering determination in advocating excellence in director practices and corporate governance …… especially since the launch of the its iconic “Directors of the Year Awards” in 2001.
The Hon Mrs Laura Cha GBM GBS JP Chairman, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited “The Institute’s Directors Of The Year Awards, which were introduced in 2001, encourage excellence and recognise the high standards of corporate governance among listed companies.”
The Briefing Session will take place to introduce and elaborate on the objectives, schedules, judging criteria and nomination procedures. You are cordially invited to this Briefing Session with details as below.
Event Information 活動資訊
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Date 日期 : Thursday 1 June 2023 • 2023年6月1日（星期四）
Time 時間 : 4:00pm – 5:00pm Briefing Session 簡介會
Hybrid mode 網上 + 實體
– Venue 地點 : KPMG Office, 8/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong or
– Zoom Language
語言 : English and Cantonese 英語及粵語
Fee 費用 : Free of charge 免費
CPD Hours 持續進修學分 : HKIoD 香港董事學會 • 1 Hour小時
Theme Remarks by Dr Christopher To, Chairman, HKIoD 理事會主席 陶榮博士
Briefing on nomination procedures of Directors Of The Year Awards by Dr Carlye Tsui, CEO, HKIoD 行政總裁 徐尉玲博士
Dr Christopher To, Chairman of Council 理事會主席 陶榮博士
Ms Alice Yip, Council Member and Chairman of the Awards Organising Committee for DYA 2023 理事兼傑出董事獎籌委會主席 葉嘉明女士
Ir Edmund K H Leung, Deputy Chairman of Council 理事會副主席 梁廣灝工程師
Mr Vincent Chan, Council Member and Deputy Chairman of the Awards Organising Committee for DYA 2023 理事兼2023年度傑出董事獎籌委會副主席 陳永誠先生
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