On 23 November, Mr Tsun Chen, HKGFA Secretary General, spoke at the ESG Leading Enterprises 2023 and Panel Discussion, co-organised by the Chinese Edition of Bloomberg Businessweek and Deloitte. The panel discussion led by Ms Lucy Mai from Deloitte and joined by other panellists including Ms Melissa Fung from Deloitte and Mr Issac Yeung from The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited discussed the importance of addressing risks with proactive ESG strategies. The panel considered the challenges and importance of climate stress testing as well as the need for support in light of increased disclosure requirements.
The event also presented results of the fifth edition of ESG Leading Enterprises Award which recognises HK-listed enterprises and asset management companies with outstanding ESG performance, and further encourages more enterprises to uphold ESG best practices amid heightened climate risks, strengthening HK’s leading role as an international financial centre with sustainable business ecosystems. HKGFA extends congratulations to all the winners again.