Event Details

The Singapore Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) (SingCham HK) is organising a luncheon talk on "Why is ESG Integration Crucial for Your Business?" as part of our SingCham HK first Speaker Series in year 2024. The talk is on 25 January 2024 (Thursday) from 12 noon to 2 pm at Conrad Hotel.


Details of the event are as follows -

Topic: "WHY IS ESG INTEGRATION CRUCIAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS?"


Synopsis:

Fireside Chat with the following speakers:-


Mr Wilson Chin, Head of Demand Generation Marketing of Aspire, will share about their contributions to ESG goals by reducing paper usage, lowering energy consumption, enhancing operational efficiency, enabling data-driven decision making, promoting supplier collaboration and improving reporting and transparency.


Mr Gregory Van, CEO of Endowus, will cover topics on the emerging trends we observe in terms of ESG/Sustainable investing by individuals and institutions, how one can incorporate that into their investment portfolios and how Endowus enables individual investors to gain access to the best in class ESG, sustainable and climate funds from top fund managers through a digitalised wealth platform at the lowest cost.


Ms Celina Chan, Head of Sustainable Finance of OCBC Hong Kong, will share OCBC's net zero target and commitment to financing their clients to transit to net zero: OCBC HK's sustainable finance strategy, products and services to support clients and portfolio companies' transition efforts.


Ms Mary Chua, Partner | People Advisory Services of Ernest & Young Tax Services Limited (Moderator)


Date: 25 January 2024, Thursday

Time: 12:00 noon -2:00 pm(registration begins at 11:45 am)

Venue: Conrad Hotel, Level 7, Hennessy Room, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong


Luncheon Talk Fees:

  1. Member Ticket : HKD 580 nett per head
  2. Non-member Ticket : HKD 650 nett per head
  3. Table Ticket : HKD 8,500 nett per table for 12 pax


Seats are limited and registration is required.


Closing date : 22 January 2024, Monday.


Should you have special dietary or food allergy, please specify on the registration form.

Speakers

  • Wilson Chin (Head of Demand Generation Marketing at Aspire)

    Wilson Chin

    Head of Demand Generation Marketing at Aspire

    Wilson Chin is the Head of Demand Gen Marketing for Aspire, with over 25 years of marketing experience in the technology industry. He has worked for global companies including Splunk, Verint Systems, EMC, Ciena and Nortel Networks across diverse industries such as fintech, SaaS, IT and telecommunications.

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  • Gregory Van (CEO of Endowus)

    Gregory Van

    CEO of Endowus

    Gregory Van is Chief Executive Officer of Endowus, Asia’s leading digital wealth platform.
    Endowus’ mission is to democratise wealth management for all and empower everyone to
    invest better to live easier today, and better tomorrow.

    As CEO, Greg is responsible for driving the company’s growth and strategic execution. He
    began his career in investment banking at UBS, advising and fundraising for private equity
    and venture capital firms in the Asia Pacific region. Greg then joined Grab in its early days and
    was part of the pioneer team that launched the firm’s digital payments services across
    Southeast Asia.

    Today, Greg is leveraging his unique expertise at the intersection of finance and technology
    to empower all investors with greater access to expert advice and institutional-quality products
    at low, fair fees – leveraging technology to do this at scale

    Greg believes that the biggest asset an investor has is time, and is singularly focused on
    helping clients efficiently maximise their time to achieve financial wellness. An alignment of
    incentives by being fee-only, coupled with personalising and automating the wealth
    management process, provides every investor with the highest probability of success in
    reaching their wealth and life goals.

    Greg has been awarded the “CEO of the Year” for the Singapore market at Asia Asset
    Management’s Best of the Best Awards 2023 for two consecutive years.

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  • Celina Chan (Head of Sustainable Finance at OCBC Hong Kong)

    Celina Chan

    Head of Sustainable Finance at OCBC Hong Kong

    Celina Chan heads up Sustainable Finance for OCBC Bank in Hong Kong. OCBC is the second-largest bank in Singapore and Southeast Asia, and an early mover in directing finance to support our clients in generating positive impact for a sustainable world. OCBC has committed to S$50 billion or HK$300 billion of sustainable finance by 2025.

    Celina specialised in impact finance when she was awarded a scholarship by the University of Oxford in 2018 to complete an MBA in this space. Celina then contributed to pioneering innovative ESG solutions, including the world’s first Sustainability-Linked Bond for a real estate developer (2021), as well as Hong Kong’s first sustainable finance in the logistics industry (2022).

    Prior to that, Celina was at HSBC as an International Manager where she was a corporate banker in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, and the UK; and where she managed regional and global strategy for the bank. Celina has lived in Asia, Europe, US, and Africa and is an advocate of finance for good.

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  • Mary Chua (Moderator) (Partner | People Advisory Services at Ernst & Young Tax Services Limited)

    Mary Chua (Moderator)

    Partner | People Advisory Services at Ernst & Young Tax Services Limited

    • Mary has more than 20 years of consulting and corporate experience serving boards and leadership to clarify their organizational strategy, articulate performance expectations, and align their organizational and people initiatives.
    • She leads EY People Advisory Services (PAS) Sustainability Solutions for APAC Financial Services, and has been advising organisations on how to embed and sustain their ESG strategy through target operating model design, scorecards, performance management, incentives, learning and culture interventions.
    • She also specialises in M&As, Corporate Scorecard, Salesforce Effectiveness, Strategic Workforce Planning and Board Effectiveness.
    • Mary has worked and lived in Singapore, Japan, the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

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Tickets

Luncheon Talk on 25 Jan 2024

Member Only

Member Price HKD 580
Luncheon Talk on 25 Jan 2024

Non-members

Standard Price HKD 650
Table Ticket of 12 Pax - Luncheon talk on 25 Jan 2024

For table ticket, please provide the guests' names, company names, job titles, email addresses, contact numbers & any dietary restrictions. Please submit them via email to SingCham @ scc@scchk.com.hk.

Standard Price HKD 8,500

Venue

Conrad Hong Kong

Level 7, Hennessy Room, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR (China)

If you have any questions please contact SingCham HK

Contact Organizer

+852 28383733

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