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Event Date Wed Sep 8 +08 (about 1 month ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Sep 7 8:25pm - Wed Sep 8 6:15am
Location Virtual
Region APAC

The COVID-19 crisis, which has hit vulnerable sections of society the hardest, has amplified the importance of sustainable and impact investing in any post-pandemic future. With the disastrous effects of climate change and a deteriorating environment already being felt around the world, channelling private capital to positive social and environmental initiatives has become even more vital. In Asia, the pandemic may have changed attitudes positively towards recognising and harnessing the power of impact and sustainable investing. Will this enhanced attention provide more investment opportunities with a positive environmental, social and governance impact? What needs to occur for impact and sustainable investing to become mainstream in Asia?


2021 Speakers

Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed
Director of Research, Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society

Kelvin Blacklock
Head of Eastspring Portfolio Advisors, Eastspring Investments

Cristina Bueti
Counsellor, International Telecommunication Union

Esther Chang
Executive Director, Global Compact Network Singapore

Sylvia Chen
Senior Sustainability Officer, Amundi

Douglas Chow
Co-Founder and CEO, Seleya Technologies

Pratima Divgi
Regional Director, CDP Hong Kong

Clara Feng
Asia Regional Manager, CoST - the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative

John Karr
Senior Director, Technology Programs, The Asia Foundation

Elizabeth Knup
Regional Director and Chief Representative, China, Ford Foundation

Najada Kumbuli
Head of Investments, Visa Foundation

Helene Li
CEO and Co-Founder, GoImpact Capital Partners

Christine Loh
Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Priscilla Lu
Partner, Investments - Sustainable Investments, DWS

Nan Luo
Head of China, Principles for Responsible Investment

Xin Ma
Managing Director, Asia Platform, TotalEnergies Ventures

Kathy Matsui
General Partner, MPower Partners

Ravi Menon
Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Paul Milon
Head of Stewardship, Asia-Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Marcel Neutel
Co-Founder and Partner, Capital 4 Development Partners

Anders Nordheim
Senior Vice-President, Asia Sustainable Finance, WWF Singapore

Emi Onozuka
Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Japan Catalyst

Boon Peng Ooi
Head of Eastspring Portfolio Strategies, Eastspring Investments

Vivek Pathak
Director and Global Head, Climate Business, International Finance Corporation

Frédéric Samama
Chief Responsible Investment Officer, CPR AM (an Amundi subsidiary)

Yvonne Suter
Head of Sustainability and Director of the Sustainability Board, Julius Baer

Roy Swan
Director of Mission Investments, Ford Foundation

Geoffrey Tan
Managing Director, US International Development Finance Corporation

Shuyin Tang
Partner, Patamar Capital

Sean Taylor
Chief Investment Officer, APAC, and Head of Emerging Markets Equities, DWS

Supee Teravaninthorn
Director General, Infrastructure Investment Department, Region 2, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Luca Tonello
Managing Director, Structured Finance Asia-Pacific, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Rahul Tongia
Senior Fellow, CSEP Research Foundation

Sally Wong
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Investment Funds Association

Stephanie Findlay
Asia Companies and Markets News Editor, Financial Times

Robin Harding
Asia Editor, Financial Times

Tabby Kinder
Asia Financial Correspondent, Financial Times

James Kynge
Editor, #techAsia newsletter, Financial Times

Leo Lewis
Asia Business Editor, Financial Times

Hudson Lockett
Asia Capital Markets Correspondent, Financial Times

Katie Martin
Markets Editor, Financial Times

Silvia Pavoni
Editor, Sustainable Views, Financial Times Group

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Ford Foundation

• Julius Bar
• Visa

• HK Green Finance
• Ethical toy Programme
• Nikkei Asia

• Amundi Asset Management
• BNP Paribas Asset Management
• East Spring Investments

• Go Impact I Capital Partners

• Standard Chartered Private Bank