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Sustainability & ESG Business Summit 2022 – New Horizons: The Era of ESG

7 Sep 2022 08:30 - 17:00
  • Member In-person (sold out): RMB 500
  • Member Online: RMB 200
  • Non-member In-person (sold out): RMB 700
  • Non-member Online: RMB 400
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  • Online webcast

New Horizons: The Era of ESG

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Event details

The second BritCham Shanghai annual Sustainability & ESG Summit will be hosted on 7 September at the PwC Innovation Centre. The year’s Summit is a whole-day event, gathering together government representatives, British and Chinese business leaders, and thought leaders to discuss the latest trends and ESG best practices in China and around the world.

The morning session will focus on ESG macro trends then the afternoon session will share attendees with micro and industry trends.

In-person Guest Dress Code: Business Casual

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Agenda

8:30 Morning Session: Registration & Networking (offline guests)

  • MC: Heidi Berg, Head of Partnership Development, Nordic Innovation and Sustainability Shanghai (NISS)

9:00 Welcome Remarks:

  • Ted Wan, Vice Chair, British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai
  • Steven Zhong, Lead Partner – ESG Strategy, PwC

9:10 UN Video Message, Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in China

9:25 Keynote: Chris Wood, British Consul-General Shanghai

9:40 Keynote: Jianli Guo, Director of Environmental Resources Division, Shanghai Municipal Development & Reform Commission

9:55  Keynote: Weimin Lv, Vice President, Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange Co., Ltd.; Chairman of Shanghai International Intellectual Property Operation Management Company., Ltd; Chairman of Shanghai Intellectual Property Exchange Co., Ltd.

10:10 Tea Break

10:25 Keynotes: Why is ESG important to businesses?

  1. Alexious Lee | CFO, Lotus Tech; Member and Vice Chairman of Lotus ESG Committee
  2. Dr. Eugene Qian | China Country Head, UBS AG; Chairman of UBS Securities Co. Ltd.
  3. Aldous Wong | Global Executive Board Advisor, Chair and President of Asia Pacific, Halma plc

11:25 Short Break

11:30 Panel Discussion: ESG for asset management and what ideal ESG performances look like to investors?

  • Moderator: Maria McDermott, China Representative, Jersey Finance
  • Panelist: Debbie Lee, Managing Director, Head of China, Apex Group;
  • Panelist: Tony Wang, Partner, Nordic Match;
  • Panelist: Shing Zhu, Deputy Head of Equity Research, Fidelity International

12:10 End of the morning session

13:15 Afternoon Session Registration & Networking (offline guests)

  • MC: Alex Roberts, Counsel, Linklaters LLP

13:30 Panel Discussion: ESG disclosure — from TCFD to ISSB

  • Moderator: Rhys Gordon-Jones, Counsellor, Financial and Professional Services, British Embassy Beijing (dial-in)
  • Panelist: Nana Li, Head of Sustainability & ESG, Asia-Pacific, Impax Asset Management (dial-in)
  • Panelist: Jason Tu, Co-founder & CEO, MioTech
  • Panelist: Wenhong Xie, Head of China Programme, Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)
  • Panelist: Ling Zhu, Country Lead of Capital Markets, CDP China Office

14:35 Keynote: Industry-leading Practice Sharing

  • Weiwei Kou, Sustainability Director of North Asia, Unilever

14:55 Panel Discussion: New Energy, Net Zero Energy Future

  • Keynote: Sherry Fu, Managing Director, China, The University of Manchester
  • Moderator: Timo Lei, Co-founder | CFO | CGO, Wufeng Technology
  • Panelist: Federico Di Credico, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, ACT Group (dial-in)
  • Panelist: Brian Feng, Professor of Practice with Shanghai International CTO School with ECNU; Adjunct MBA Mentor of UM China; Senior Adviser of Sunshine Law Firm and GreenMorrow Fund
  • Panelist: Dr Bing Sun, Founder & CEO, Carbon Acting (Shanghai), Ltd; Distinguished Researcher, Fudan University; Director of Carbon Neutrality Digital Intelligence Lab

15:35 Tea Break

15:50 Keynote: Supply chain ESG compliance challenges faced by Chinese enterprises

  • Gary Yang, Leadership Member, Dentons Global ESG Committee; Head of Environmental Practice Group, Dentons Shanghai

16:10 Panel Discussion: Value Chain Collaboration

  • Moderator: Steven Zhong, Lead Partner – ESG Strategy, PwC
  • Panelist: Lily Zhou, Chief Operating Officer, Sephora China, LVMH Group
  • Panelist: Penny Cheung, Mainland China Leader, Arup China
  • Panelist: Xuan Gui, Corporations & Supply Chain Lead, CDP China

16:50 Closing Remarks

  • Eric Qin, BritCham Shanghai Executive Committee At-large Member; Partner, Shanghai Government Affairs Leader, PwC China
  • James Dunn, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai (dial-in)

17:00 Summit Ends

*The Chamber reserves the right to alter the above agenda at its sole discretion.

 

Tickets:

  • In-person tickets are limited and approval required;
  • ZOOM link will be shared with PAID registrants via email in the afternoon the day before the Summit.

 

The speakers

Video Message
Siddharth Chatterjee
UN Resident Coordinator in China
Keynote
Chris Wood
British Consul-General Shanghai
Keynote
Jianli Guo
Director of Environmental Resources Division, Shanghai Municipal Development & Reform Commission
Keynote
Weimin Lv
Vice President, Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange Co., Ltd.; Chairman of Shanghai International Intellectual Property Operation Management Company., Ltd; Chairman of Shanghai Intellectual Property Exchange Co., Ltd.
Keynote
Alexious Lee
CFO, Lotus Tech; Member and Vice Chairman of Lotus ESG Committee
Keynote
Eugene Qian
China Country Head, UBS AG; Chairman of UBS Securities Co. Ltd.
Keynote
Sherry Fu
Managing Director, China, The University of Manchester
Keynote
Weiwei Kou
Sustainability Director of North Asia, Unilever
Keynote
Aldous Wong
Global Executive Board Advisor, Chair and President of Asia Pacific, Halma plc
Keynote
Gary Yang
Leadership Member, Dentons Global ESG Committee; Head of Environmental Practice Group, Dentons Shanghai
Panelist
Federico Di Credico
Managing Director, Asia Pacific, ACT Group
Panelist
Penny Cheung
Mainland China Leader, Arup China
Panelist
Brian Feng
Professor of Practice with Shanghai International CTO School with ECNU;
Adjunct MBA Mentor of UM China;
Senior Adviser of Sunshine Law Firm and GreenMorrow Fund
Panelist
Xuan Gui
Country Lead, Corporates and Supply Chains, CDP China
Panelist
Debbie Lee
Managing Director, Head of China, Apex Group
Panelist
Nana Li
Head of Sustainability & ESG, Asia-Pacific, Impax Asset Management
Panelist
Dr Bing Sun
Founder & CEO, Carbon Acting (Shanghai) Ltd;
Distinguished Researcher, Fudan University;
Director of Carbon Neutrality Digital Intelligence Lab
Panelist
Jason Tu
Co-founder & CEO, MioTech
Panelist
Tony Wang
Partner, Nordic Match
Panelist
Wenhong Xie
Head of China Programme, Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)
Panelist
Lily Zhou
Chief Operating Officer, Sephora China, LVMH Group
Panelist
Ling Zhu
Country Lead of Capital Markets,
CDP China Office
Panelist
Shing Zhu
Deputy Head of Equity Research,
Fidelity International
Moderator
Rhys Gordon-Jones
Counsellor, Financial and Professional Services,
British Embassy Beijing
Moderator
Maria McDermott
China Representative, Jersey Finance
Moderator
Timo Lei
Co-founder | CFO | CGO, Wufeng Technology
Moderator
Steven Zhong
Lead Partner – ESG Strategy, PwC China
Welcome Remarks
Ted Wan
Vice Chair, British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai;
President, Greater China, Smiths Group
Closing Remarks
Eric Qin
Executive Committee At-large Member, British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai;
Partner, Shanghai Government Affairs Leader, PwC China
Closing Remarks (Virtual)
James Dunn
Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai
MC (Morning Session)
Heidi Berg
Head of Partnership Development, Nordic Innovation and Sustainability Shanghai (NISS)
MC (Afternoon Session)
Alex Roberts
Counsel, Linklaters LLP

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