Presentation to The Executive Forum, Hong Kong


Jamie Allen, Secretary General, was invited to speak in a session –  “Are Asian Boards Prepared for Climate Change?” hosted by The Executive Forum (TEF) in Hong Kong on 4 October 2019. TEF is a private forum for the CEOs of major multinational and local Hong Kong companies.

Topics included:

To what extent do boards discuss material sustainability risks and climate change? 

Are boards equipped with the skills and information to do so? 

Which companies are leading in their reporting of the financial impact of climate change on their business? 

Are financial regulators in the region helping or hindering listed companies think through these challenges?

The role for both institutional investors and auditors.