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Current State of ESG Disclosures

Posted on: Fri Nov 11 2022

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Current State of ESG Disclosures

 

DATE AND TIME
Friday 11 November 2022, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

 

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ABSTRACT
In this session, Dr. Kwan will provide a contemporary view of the ESG disclosure landscape, covering current best practices across regions including Europe, Mainland China, and Hong Kong.  He will share insights from a corporate perspective, including highlighting common challenges businesses face, as well as emerging disclosure best practices.

 

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan has over 15 years of expertise in developing and implementing sustainability strategies covering legal, environmental, financial, social, and risk management themes across a variety of industries including oil and gas, automotive, academia and real estate. Currently Director of Sustainability and Risk Governance at Link Asset Management Limited, Dr. Kwan is responsible for developing and executing the Group’s long-term sustainability strategy and oversees progress by implementing a dynamic, decentralized risk management system.  Under his “Business as Mutual” approach, Link has become a recognized leader in sustainable finance and climate action with the latest initiative to achieve Net Zero by 2035. As co-chair of Principles of Responsible Investment’s Real Estate Advisory Group, Dr. Kwan steers cross-industry efforts on enhancing climate resilience while ensuring APAC-specific issues and implementation challenges are on the Group’s radar.

 

Dr. Kwan earned a Doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, an EMBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and HKUST, and lastly, a Juris Doctorate from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES
This is part 1 of a 5-part webinar series featuring leading academic and industry experts in sustainability, green finance, artificial intelligence, information systems, big data analytics, machine learning, and large-scale data processing. Students interested in the CBSA-Wisers Analytics Challenge @HKUST 2022/23 are highly encouraged to attend the webinars.

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