Catching the Wave: Hong Kong as a Regional Green Finance Hub?

On Tuesday April 17th 2018, Civic Exchange hosted an event Catching the Wave in HKUST’s Business School in Central on how Hong Kong could spearhead regional green finance development. Visiting Fellow Paula di Perna joined industry practitioners and experts on discussing the importance of embedding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into mainstream investing and finance.

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital

“Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol” provides financial institutions with standardized guidance on how to incorporate environmental risks and opportunities into lending, investment and insurance decision-making. The guidance was developed through pre-competitive collaboration across the financial sector, and offers flexible guidance for integrating natural capital across assets and portfolios. Join…

Written Submission to the Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Limited regarding the Public Consultation on the Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) launched a document entitled Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (Consultation Paper) . This Consultation Paper aims to urge the issuers in Hong Kong disclosing environmental, social and governance (ESG) information, upgrade some of the recommended disclosures to “comply or explain”, and…