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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency and importance of building resilient supply chains, as well as dynamic economic and financial systems to withstand future shocks. These include climate-related risks, which are perhaps the most pressing challenge to the stability of global markets and welfare of humanity .

Previously regarded as an oxymoron, green finance is increasingly gaining traction among businesses and investors, who see climate change as an opportunity to tap into new sources of capital and invest in green or sustainable assets that contribute to improving resource efficiency, lowering emissions, and developing sustainable products and services. According to estimates by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an average of US$ 6.9 trillion a year will be required for green infrastructure investments from 2016 to 2030.

Join our seminar on 17 November to hear from Hong Kong Green Finance Association's Jonathan Drew, who will give an overview of Hong Kong's green finance ecosystem and its development compared to the Mainland. He will be joined by BNP Paribas' Robert Barker, who will speak on the role of the banking sector in green finance, as well as future investment trends. Calvin Kwan from Link Asset Management will also be on hand to share his company's approach to green investing.

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, food and beverages will not be provided during the event and Chamber staff will be conducting temperature checks at the premises. We also kindly ask that all event participants wear a mask when attending the event.

As a safe and healthy measure, we kindly ask all non-members to join this event virtually via Zoom. Please refer to the following on joining the event online:

-   Upon successful registration of the event, a unique webinar link will be sent to your registered email 2 days before the event. Please refer to the troubleshooting guide here should you experience any issues in locating the webinar link.
-   Instructions on downloading Zoom and joining a webinar can be found here. We suggest that you familiarize yourself with the software in advance of the webinar.
-   Please log in 15 minutes (at 12:45pm) before the event begins, through the link that will be sent to your registered email.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s) Jonathan Drew, Vice President, Hong Kong Green Finance Association
Robert Barker, Chief Sustainable Business Officer, BNP Paribas
Calvin Kwan, Head of Sustainability, Link Asset Management Ltd
Language English
Date and Time 2020/11/17 13:00 to 14:30
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Karen Au
Tel: 28231200
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- The registration fee is non-refundable for this event.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
- A $50 handling fee per person will be charged for all offline bookings (e.g. fax, e-mail, post) for all Chamber events. Go online today by downloading our app or registering on the HKGCC website to save the environment and money.
- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.

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