The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) is expected to publish global baseline standards for sustainability-related corporate disclosure in 2023. What impact will this have on the ESG industry? The ISSB standard is investor oriented and follows the single materiality principle. Should such values be adopted in the development of corporate sustainable information disclosure standards in China? Is it possible to integrate the impact of the enterprise on the environment, employees, customers and suppliers with the financial statements of the enterprise?
Weiguo Zhang, Former Member of International Accounting Standards Board
Bing Leng, Member, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
Shizhong Huang, Professor and Former President of Xiamen National Accounting Institute
Yvonne Kam, PwC Technical Partner
Yonggang Zhao, Director of the ESG Department, China Securities Index Co., Ltd. (CSI)
For a long time, China's insurance institutions have always focused on fulfilling their social responsibility, and while promoting the rapid development of the market, they have insisted on putting green finance and sustainable development in an important position, participating in the construction of the green financial system from the liability side to the asset side in a comprehensive manner.
Jian Du, Director of Education and International Affairs Department, Senior Expert of the Insurance Asset Management Association of China (IAMAC)
Hui Zhao, Member of the Party Committee, Executive Assistant President, and Secretary to the Board of Directors, China Life Asset Management
Xin Wang, Deputy Director of ESG Investment Committee of IAMAC, Chief Risk Officer(CRO), Ping An Asset Management
Xinliang Yuan, Assistant to the President of PICC Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Feng Zhao, Member of ESG Investment Committee of IAMAC, Assistant President of Company & General Manager of Fixed Income Department, Pacific Asset Management
Florence Yip, Senior Advisor, PwC/Co-chair of the Greater Bay Area Green Finance Alliance of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association
Revitalizing rural communities requires capital investments. But, in recent years, the profitability of rural small and medium-sized financial institutions in China has continued to decline, asset quality has deteriorated, and risk problems have become prominent. Reform is imminent. So, how to reform China’s rural financial system to support endogenous development of rural communities?
Qiang Qu, Professor, the School of Finance, Renmin University of China;
Director, China Financial Policy Research Center
Xu Hu, Deputy Head of Research, Chinese Academy of Financial Inclusion (CAFI)
Yao Lei, Deputy Director-General of Financial Research Institute, People’s Bank of China (PboC)
Xingyuan Feng, Professor of the Rural Development Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the School of Applied Economics of the University of the CASS
Xiaolong Wang, Party Secretary and Chairman of Zhejiang Rural Commercial United Bank
Dongwen Liu, Chairman/President of Chongho Bridge
Xu Hu, Deputy Head of Research, CAFI
As a structuring approach, blended finance brings together different types of capital, mobilizing more commercial capital through public, philanthropic and development funds. What potential does this model have in addressing climate change and solving social problems in China?
Qing Gu, Senior Program Officer, Ford Foundation China Office
H.E. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment, Republic of Indonesia
Rongbao Ma, Deputy Secretary of the Party General Branch and a member of the Operations and Management Committee of CICC Capital Management (CCM)
Frances Lin, China Anchor of Financial Institutions Group of IFC
Anthony Gao, Head of Philanthropy Services, Asia Pictet Wealth Management
Tristan Ace，Chief Programme Officer, AVPN
How to Localize ESG Investment?
Jianzhong Gu, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice Chairman and President of SHRCB
Jianqing Jiang，Co-Chair of IFCII, Former Chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Yuanchun Liu, Ph.D., President of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE)
Gregory D. Gibb, Co-CEO of Lufax Holding
Tzu-Kuan Chiu, Professor of Finance at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiaotong University, Academic Director of Sustainable Finance Discipline Development Fund at SAIF
Yudong Yang, Editor In Chief, Yicai Media Group
Shirley Yu, Senior Vice President, Group General Manager, Visa Greater China
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation
Cliff Prior, CEO of Global Steering Group for Impact Investment
Duoguang BEI, Secretary-General of IFCII, President of CAFI
Representative of Shanghai
Jizhe Ning, Co-Chair of IFCII, Vice Chairman of China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)
Guangshao Tu, Co-Chair of IFCII, Executive Director of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiaotong University
Lin Xu, Chairman of China-U.S. Green Fund
Xiaoyan Liu, President of E-Fund Management Co., Ltd.
Charles Li, Founder and Chairman of Micro Connect
Promoting the development of socially responsible investment in China requires state-owned enterprises to play a leading role.
In the past, we discussed corporate social responsibility (CSR), now we discuss ESG, are these two concepts the same thing?
"Teaching a man to fish is better than giving him a fish." In addition to material and financial donations, is there any innovative model for enterprises to carry out social responsibility activities that can produce more long-term and sustainable impact?
Yi Ding, Senior Advisor of CAFI, Former Chairman and Secretary of Huaneng Capital Services
John Zhong Wu, Director General, Finance Center for South-South Cooperation
Minhua Yu, Member of the Party Committee, Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors of SHRCB
Huimin Wu, China International Capital Corporation Limited Executive Dean of CICC Global Institute
Daqing Luo, Former Party Secretary of Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper
Risa Kahara, Branch Manager, Citibank (China) Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch
What does a just transition mean for China? What impact will the green and low-carbon transformation have on low-income groups and high-carbon industries? What financial instruments are available to help achieve a just transition?
Zhe Wan, Professor and Professor-level Researcher at the Belt and Road School, Beijing Normal University (BNU)
Randall Riopelle, Country Manager, China, Mongolia and Korea, IFC
Weiguo Zhang, Former Member of the International Accounting Standards Board
Zailun Jing, Chairman, Bank of Qingdao
Mendy Wang, PwC, Partner, ESG-Climate and Sustainability
Jack Lin, President of MioTech
Lilian Lin, Vice President of China Impact Investing Network (CIIN)
The financial health of MSMEs and individuals is related to the stability of the entire financial market, and is also fundamental to promoting high-quality economic development. By improving the financial health of their employees and their customers, companies can contribute to improving the overall well-being of society. Academic research has confirmed that supporting and focusing on financial health helps companies achieve their own social responsibility (CSR) goals and is a reflection of their commitment to social responsibility. At the macro level, studying and improving the overall financial health of the residential sector can help unleash the potential of public consumption, effectively alleviate the pressure on the social security system, and ultimately improve social welfare.
How should companies improve the financial health of their employees?
How can companies with a large number of To C customers design products that are conducive to the long-term financial health of their customer base?
How is Financial Health empowering the financial capability of MSMEs and individuals?
Hongshan Chen, Secretary-General of CAFI
Yun Zhou, Vice President Of Ant Group，General Manager of Customer Experience and Protection
Rongqing Ni, General manager of Ping An Consumer Finance Co.,Ltd.
Jinlao Huang, Chairman of Jiangsu Suning Bank Co., Ltd
Peter Wong, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Head of Financial Inclusion & Education, Visa China
Xiugen Mo, Deputy President, CAFI
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