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Mon, 11 Nov 19  

09:00 - 09:10


Robert RubinsteinRobert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

09:10 - 09:40


09:40 - 10:40




Luca RancilioLuca Rancillo

Owner - Rancilio Cube - Italy Linkedin


11:15 - 11:45


15:30 - 16:00


11:45 - 12:45

Room: Auditorium

12:10 - 12:25


Workshops & Seminars moderators briefly introduce their sessions and speakers 

12:25 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30


At the most basic level, women are the main providers and users of household energy. At the same time, they are disproportionately affected by the lack of energy and tend to be overlooked as key stakeholders of energy initiatives. Why is women's empowernment essential for sustainable development and what can be done to achieve this empowerment? 



Dr. Margaret Burnett (Moderator)Margaret Burnett

Program Director - Faculty of Social Sciences, Univeristy of Hong Kong - Hong Kong Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30


The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were established in 2015 as a global framework for addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental challenges. In reaching the SDGs, the increased flow of private capital into emerging markets has become crucial. The rapid growth of number of impact investors has also become key in addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental changes. Our industry-leading speakers, experienced in the field of ESG and impact investing in emerging markets will identify the ongoing challenges and hurdles that presented itself in this area, as well as outline solutions to these challenges.

Joanne MurphyJoanne Murphy

Director, Asia Pacific programme - CAIA - Hong Kong Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30


With the blockchains potential to embed trust into our digital and physical asset transactions - what role could it play in helping us achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals?  - A workshop session in collaboration with Shanzhai City


Tat Lam (Moderator)Tat Lam

CEO - Shanzhai City - Hong Kong Linkedin



Will RuddickWill Ruddick

Director of Community Currencies - Bancor - Kenya Linkedin


Taeyeon Kim



Sam SaySam Say

CEO - Bolaven Farms - Laos Linkedin



14:00 - 15:30


Green bonds can mobilize resources from domestic and international captial markets for climate change adaption, renewables and other environment-friendly projects. How effective are green bonds in addressing the issue of climate change and what can be done to make green bonds more mainstream?


Ivy Lau (Moderator)Ivy lau

China Program Manager - Climate Bonds Initiative - China


14:00 - 15:30


Fengwei ZouFengwei Zou

Co-Founder - Impact Hub Shanghai - China Linkedin


16:00 - 17:30


Brian TangBrian Tang

Managing Director - Asia Capital Markets institute - Hong Kong Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30


Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson (Moderator)Aline Reichenberg

Editor In Chief - - Sweden Linkedin 



Christine ChowChristine Chow

Director - Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited - Hong Kong Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

Room: Auditorium

Pitch session for Impact Funds in front of asset owners

Wendy Marston (Moderator)Wendy Marston

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin



Alina Legendi (Moderator)Alina Legendi

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin




Scott ReinhartScott Photo Sep 2018

Partner - Brawn Capital - Hong Kong Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30


Stratos Pourzitakis (Moderator)Stratos Pourzitakis

Head of Research - Asian Private Banker - Hong Kong Linkedin



Alexandra TracyAlexandra Tracy

President - Hoi Ping Ventures - Hong Kong Linkedin

Tue, 12 Nov 19 (Day 1  )  

09:30 - 11:00



Elsa PauElsa Pau

Funder - WealthAsia Group - China Linkedin

09:30 - 11:00


Helene Li (Moderator)Helene Li

CEO & Co-Founder - GoImpact Capital Partners -  Hong Kong

09:30 - 11:00


Adeline TanAdeline Tan

Mercer - Wealth Business Leader - Hong Kong Linkedin



Albert LaiAlbert Lai

CEO - Carbon Care Asia - Hong Kong Linkedin

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 13:00


Climate change is all around us – it is a key long-term, systemic and global risk. What can institutional investors do to integrate climate change-related investment risks into their portfolio strategies?


11:30 - 13:00

Room: Boardroom

The emerging uncertainties due to climate change and climate variability are likely to aggravate the problems of future food security by exerting pressure on agriculture. How can farming be adapted to take climate change into consideration. 


Felipe Villela (TBC)

Founder - ReNature Foundation - Netherlands Linkedin


Tao ZhangTao Zhang

Founder & Managing Director - Dao Ventures - United States Linkedin


Room: 0922



Bonnie SaynayBonnie Saynay

Global Head of Responsible Investment - Invesco Ltd. - US Linkedin



Nasrine GhozaliNasrine Ghozali

Chief Risk Officer - Oasis - Hong Kong - Linkedin


Room: 0922

 James PearsonJames Pearson

CEO - Pacific Risk Advisors - Hong Kong Linkedin