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To support the Government's efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we will postpone upcoming roundtable luncheons, seminars, training programmes and networking receptions. Safeguarding public health is our top priority. We will announce the new date in due course and arrange a full refund for those who have booked. Thank you for your understanding.

According to the Consultation Conclusions on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide (the Guide) published on 18 December 2019, effective from the financial year commencing on or after 1 July 2020, there are new requirements at the "mandatory" and "comply or explain" levels for ESG reporting. What are the key changes of the Guide comparing with the previous one? Who do we need to engage? What can we do to better prepare for ESG reporting under the new requirements?

This workshop can help you answer these questions with the objectives of:
✓ Sharing the latest development of the Guide
✓ Highlighting key areas of changes
✓ Demonstrating the general practice of ESG/Sustainability disclosure
✓ Providing insights on handling different case scenarios

Workshop Content:
1. The latest Guide's requirement vs the previous ones
2. Principles in selection of the appropriate aspects for reporting
3. What stakeholders to engage and how they matter in your reporting
4. Board leadership for ESG governance
5. How to select and disclose "material" aspect performance in response to material ESG-related risks identified?
6. What do we need to disclose at the "comply or explain" level?
7. How do we set environmental target adopting the quantitative reporting principle?
8. Sharing of some case studies in advance of the latest Guide's requirements
9. Developing climate change policies

Target Audience: Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Controller, Sustainability Specialist, Corporate Communications Specialist, Human Resources Specialist, and Anyone who has interest to advance in the Sustainability / ESG field.

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) Zonta Yung, Business Development Assistant Manager, SGS Hong Kong Limited
Language Cantonese
Date and Time 2020/02/13 14:00 to 17:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Kelly Leung
Tel: 2823 1239
Fee Event Postponed
Members @ HK$850 / Non-Members @ HK$1,050
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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