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On behalf of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD) HK Chapter, KPMG & Spencer Stuart cordially invite you to join our webinar, On the Board Agenda: Building an Effective Ecosystem for ESG, on Tuesday, 22 September from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.

While the pandemic has created obstacles and difficulties, it can also be seen as a catalyst for change. The current situation provides an opportunity for women leaders to make a difference in organisations and societies. ESG is no longer a nice-to-have. It is a must-have. Recent reports have also shown that that gender-diverse business leadership is positively correlated to ESG performance and is associated with overall enhanced company performance.

We are delighted to have Ms Laura Cha, Chairman of HKEX, together with an esteemed panel, MrGeorge HongChoy, CEO of LinkREIT; MsMary Leung, CFA, Head, Advocacy, Asia Pacific of CFA Institute; Mr Michael Marks, Head of Responsible Investment Integration of Legal & General Investment Management; MsIrene Chu, Partner, Head of New Economy, Life Sciences and Technology, Hong Kong of KPMG China and MrPat Woo, Partner, Head of Sustainable Finance of KPMG China. , sharing their insights about ESG and how they lead the sustainability agenda.

In the webinar, we will discuss:

  • Current ESG landscape across Asia Pacific
  • Hong Kong's role in driving the ESG agenda
  • Discussing ESG at the board level: leadership and accountability
  • How can women empower, influence and shift the dialogue: Environment, Social and Governance
  • Lessons learned and Challenges and how to overcome them – Call to Action

Sep 22, 2020

1 PM - 2:30 PM (GMT+8)


  • 1 PM - 2:30 PMTo be provided


  • Irene Chu (Partner, Head of New Economy & Life Sciences, Hong Kong at KPMG China)

    Irene Chu

    Partner, Head of New Economy & Life Sciences, Hong Kong at KPMG China

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