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Agenda of 2019 Conference on Sustainable Finance

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2019 Conference on Sustainable Finance: Sustainable Investment and Its Future in China
Sustainable Finance Institute 、Peking University HSBC Business School
The HSBC Financial Research Institute at Peking University
Chair persons
Prof. Cary Krosinsky      Yale University
Dr. Hai Wen                    Dean, PHBS
Dr. Ba Shusong              HSBC Financial Research Institute at PKU
 Agenda (tentative)
January 7-9, 2019
Peking University HSBC Business School, Shenzhen, China
January 7,2019
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Closed Workshops
January 8,2019
09:00 Opening Remarks
Dr. Hai Wen, PHBS Dean
Dr. Ba Shusong, HSBC Financial Research Institute at PKU
09:25  Introductions, the State of Sustainable and Impact Investing
Cary Krosinsky, Yale University
09:55  Keynote Address: Green Investment Practices: US-China Green Fund
Xu Lin, US-China Green Fund, Chairman
10:25 Impact Investing in China and around the world
Chang Sun, TPG China, Managing Director
10:55 Break
11:05  Keynote Address – Sustainable Development & Green Finance of Bank
Tao Yiping, Industrial Bank, CEO
11:35 Keynote Address – New Development of Green Bond
Dr. Ba Shusong, HSBC Financial Research Institute at PKU
12:05  Photo Op.
12:20 Lunch
1:30    China as a World Leader in Green Finance: Fintech and Infrastructure (Video)
Simon Zadek,  UNEP, Co-Director of Sustainable Financial System Design
2:00  Theory and Practices of Sustainable Finance
Cary Krosinsky, Yale University
2:45 Break
3:00 Case Presentation: City of Bayannur– A pioneer in China’s transition to a more sustainable development society
Zhang Xiaobing,  Mayor of the Bayannur Municipal Government
3:45 Announcing the launch of Sustainable Finance competitions for students from global universities including Brown, Yale, the University of Edinburgh as well as universities from across China
Sustainable Finance Institute (SFI)
4:15 Brown University students: Why Gender Diversity is not Board Diversity/Reviewing Brown’s Socially Responsible Investment Fund 
Sabrina Chen, Brown University
4:30 ESG in Asia
Paul Milon, BNP Paribas, ESG Specialist / Tzu-Kuan Chiu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai Avanced Institute of Finance, Finance Professor
5:00 Cary Krosinsky Book Signing
6:00  Cocktail Reception

January 9, 2019
9:00 Emerging Markets & ESG, the way forward
Hannah Routh, Deloitte Partner / British Chamber of Commerce Energy & Environment committee, vice-chair / Hong Kong Green Finance Task Force, co-founder
9:30  Keynote Address – The State of Sustainable Finance in Asia
Charles Yonts, CLSA
10:15  Break
10:30 Panel: Bringing Corporates and Investors Together Around Sustainability (Led by Interface)
UB Qiu, Interface, North Asia Sustainability Lead; Carmen Ng, Director of Sustainability, Langham Hospitality Group; Raymond Fang, Director of Sustainability, Asia Pulp & Paper China (APP China)
11:15 Innovation and Practice of Green Trust
Yao Jiangtao, Chairman of AVIC Trust (Aviation Industry Corporation of China)
12:00   Lunch
1:00 Panel: GreenTech Investment & Sustainable Development (Led by Tsing Capital)
Qi Lu, Tsing Capital, Partner; Lin Zuo, Greenland Ventures, Managing Partner; Amanda Zheng, China Impact Ventures, Principal; Cynthia Wang, WWF, Technology and Environment Chief Advisor; Han Qin, BASF Venture Capital, Head of China
1:45 Sustainable Investing and Alpha Strategies
Karine Hirn - Founding Partner & Francois Perrin – Portfolio Manager, East Capital
2:30 ESG:  The Multiplier Effect and Value Creation
Angus Choi, Transaction Service Lead, ERM China and Hong Kong
3:15  Break
3:30 Lightning Round
Climate Bonds Initiative – Ivy Lau; China Water Risk – Yuanchao Xu; Creta Ventures
4:30 Final Interactive Plenary – Learnings from the Conference – Opportunities for Investors and for China 
Cary Krosinsky, Final interactive summary conversation with all speakers and attendees developing specific takeaways for moving forward
5:00 Closing 

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