Session Details

Session 1
Introduction/ESG Reporting Guide

6 February 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • What is ESG?
  • How do the "E" and "S" fit with THE "G”"?
  • An overview of ESG Reporting Standards, including TCFD and ISSB Standards
  • HKEX's new proposals in terms of climate-related disclosures
  • How to progress from reporting to performance
  • The role of the board and how to engage them
  • The role of the management team

Part 2

  • The value of reporting: why companies, including SMEs, benefit from ESG reporting
  • Transformation from business as usual: the link between purpose and sustainability
  • Case studies on sustainability maturity: lessons learned

Ms Gill Meller FCG HKFCG(PE)

Immediate Past President, The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute; Legal and Governance Director, MTR Corporation Limited

Ms Pat Dwyer

Founder and Director, The Purpose Business

Session 2
Effective governance for ESG management and disclosures

15 February 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • Barriers and tools for effective ESG integration/governance
  • Board's leadership
  • Directors' duties in general and specific duties and responsibilities in ESG and climate change
  • Governance structure
  • Forming committees/task forces, coordinators, and teams consisting of each department of the organisation

Part 2

  • Workshop: creating the company's governance structure

Ms Edith Shih FCG HKFCG(PE)

Past International President, The Chartered Governance Institute, and Past President, The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute; Executive Director and Company Secretary, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited

Ms Rebecca Donnellan

Group Senior Sustainability Manager, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited

Mr James Lai

General Manager - Group Management Services, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited

Mr Sébastien Pivet

Chief Sustainability Officer & QA Director, A.S. Watson Group

Ms Jo Richmond

Head of Sustainability, CK Hutchison Group Telecom Holdings Limited

Session 3
Deep Dive into Strategy Setting, Materiality Assessment and Risks and Opportunities Identification

9 March 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • Strategy setting – how to identify related risks and opportunities specific to the company's operations
  • Materiality assessment through stakeholder engagement

Part 2

  • Workshop: how to (i) set ESG/climate change strategy and; (ii) conduct materiality assessment

Mr Michael Ling FCG HKFCG

Joint Company Secretary, CLP Holdings Limited

Ms Eddie Ng

Partner, Business Reporting and Sustainability, KPMG China

Session 4
Setting Metrics and Targets

21 March 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • Metrics and targets - regulatory requirements and various standards

Part 2

  • Workshop: how does ESG create value for a listed company?
    • Overview of corporate ESG reporting
    • Prioritise ESG indices and rankings and improve performance
    • Understand how investors perceive ESG performance and strategy
    • Learn to set metrics and targets

Mr Cyrus Cheung

Partner, ESG Disclosure & Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mr Isaac Yeung

Head of Corporate ESG/Head of Corporate Affairs, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas)

Session 5
ESG and Climate-Related Disclosures

27 March 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • Introduction of latest developments in ESG reporting
  • ESG Reporting Guide – including TCFD recommendations
  • Analysis of climate-related risks and opportunities: physical and transition risks
  • Assessment and mitigation of climate risks: TCFD recommendations and ISSB standards on
    • scenario analysis
    • Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions

Part 2

  • Workshop: examples and discussion of climate-change related disclosures

Ms Melissa Fung

Risk Advisory Southern Region Lead, Deloitte China

Dr Pascal Vuichard

Associate Director, Climate Change & Sustainability, Deloitte Carbon Care Asia

Session 6
Getting Started (1)

20 April 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • Data collection
  • Report drafting
  • Timeline (Industry sectors: Financial, Multi-national Corporations)

Part 2

  • Workshop: ESG report writing

Mr Ee Sin Tan

Partner, Hong Kong and Macau Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS), Ernst & Young

Ms Jack Lee Loo

Head of Sustainability Strategy, Sustainability Strategy, Economics & Strategy Planning Department/ Hong Kong Financial Research Institute of Bank of China, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Session 7
Getting Started (2)

27 April 2023
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Part 1

  • ESG Materiality assessment
  • SDGs mapping
  • Sector specific KPIs
  • Alignment with international standard (Industry sectors: Transportation, Constructions)

Part 2

  • Workshop: ESG report writing

Part 3

  • Technology-assisted reporting

Mr Ricky Cheng

Director and Head of Risk Advisory, BDO Risk Advisory Services Limited

Mr Andy Lau

Senior Vice President, Head of CSR & Foundation, Corporate Communications, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Mr Mark Blick

CEO & Founding Member, Diginex

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