This workshop is divided into two levels, for various levels of management members, e.g. District Managers, Relationship Managers/investment advisors of insurance and wealth management organisations. It aims to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends of Sustainable Development and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The intent is to provide an in-depth overview of the evolution of sustainable development, current trends and developing/future trends of ESG investment and market.
1. ESG Investment and Engagement
- Material ESG issues and Indicators
- Recent developments of ESG integration on investments
- Engagement in the context of ESG investing
2. ESG Market and Developing Trends
- Size and Growth of the ESG market
- Explain the key drivers behind interest in ESG investing
- Recognize current and developing ESG issues, trends and themes
The workshop will be delivered by the trainers appointed by GoImpact Capital Partners (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Ms Helene Li
Co-Founder & CEO, GoImpact Capital Partners
A seasoned management consultant and finance industry professional, Helene has held various senior management positions in Strategic Planning, Marketing and Branding throughout her career which includes Boston Consulting Group and Willis Towers Watson.
Helene was Managing Director and Head of Strategic Planning, Brand and Communications Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas Wealth Management, a role she has held for 5 years. She also held similar roles at J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Swiss wealth management firm Lombard Odier. In these capacities, she was instrumental in advancing the agenda of Sustainable Finance and Investments across a broad client base of family offices and asset owners.
Helene is a known Influencer and Key Opinion Leader in Fintech and Digital Transformation, recognized by Thomson Reuters Refinitiv as Top 5 in Asia Pacific, and globally a Top 2 Influencer in Sustainable Finance. She has received numerous accolades as Top 100 Women in Finance from FinTech Times, and Top 50 Hall of Fame Global Fintech Leaders. GoImpact platform has already forged partnerships with key players like Temasek Foundation, UNDP, Financial Times and Bloomberg since inception one year ago.
A sought-after speaker and moderator at Fintech and Sustainable Finance forums, Helene graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a First Class Honors degree in English and Economics.
Mr Clarence T’ao
Co-Founding Partner, GoImpact Capital Partners
A veteran banker having extensive experience in the financial markets in the APAC region, China and Canada, Clarence has accumulated broad banking and market knowledge which spanned loan syndication, structured finance, acquisition/ leveraged finance and corporate and private banking. Before his last assignment at BNP Paribas in wealth management, Clarence was based in Shanghai and served as the CEO of BNP Paribas (China) between 2010-2014. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, he has held various senior positions with Citibank and the Chase Manhattan Bank. Since November 2018, Clarence decided to pursue his own interest. He is a Co-Founder of GoImpact (Impact Investing), an Advisor to the PrivEx (a Singapore Fintech platform), and the Founder of Immortelle Health.
Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom
Enterprise Engagement Director and Visiting Professor of Management, the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Dr. Ransom’s expertise is in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship, social impact and the circular economy. She has previously served in leadership positions in academia and industry, having served on several boards, Regent of the University of Minnesota; Vice Provost, Associate Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, and Dean at the University of Akron; and Dean of the Jesup Scott Honors College at the University of Toledo. She’s also held a faculty position at the Assumption University of Thailand.
In addition, Dr. Ransom served as Senior Manager of Emerging Business at Best Buy, where she led the development of an alliance with the Grameen Foundation and collaborations with the World Economic Forum that resulted in a consumer industry e-waste recycling program in the late 2000s. This initiative helped accelerate the $40 billion dollar company’s sustainability initiatives, which has resulted in the corporation being ranked No. 1 on Barron’s list of most sustainable companies in 2019 and 2021, and in the top 5 for four consecutive years.
Date & Time
Thursday, 30 June 2022 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Shop 2, G/F, Pico Tower, 66 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai,HONG KONG
Information at a Glance
Tuition fee for Members:HKD$1,500
Tuition fee for Non-members:HKD$1,800
Medium of Instruction:Cantonese
Mode of Instruction:Face-to-face
Due to current COVID-19 situation, the mode of instruction might be changed from face-to-face to online teaching if necessary in the event that face-to-face classes cannot be held. The Association will contact the students concerned with details of such arrangements as necessary.