Sustainability performance is fast becoming a business imperative. In recent years, financial institutions and corporates are under increased scrutiny by investors, regulators, consumers, employees and shareholders demanding for strong sustainability credentials.
While they work hard to improve their sustainability requirements in response to investor and consumer demands, addressing the supply chain’s impact on sustainability is also key.
Supply chains can expose companies to hidden risk that negatively affects sustainability such as human rights abuses, labour standards, natural resource depletion, corruption and many more.
Companies are advised to consider and address these potential concerns before they become problems.
Fully identifying supply chain partners, ascertaining their present compliance status, communicating sustainability requirements, recognising the gaps and, most importantly, engaging with the supply chain to drive improvements in sustainability is top of mind for key executives.
By attending this Roundtable, you will get to learn:
- The impact of sustainability on investment decision making and corporates
- The challenges of managing sustainability risk and its effect on your business and supply chain
- Sustainability from a regulator’s perspective - Why as a regulator, we think issuers should consider sustainability seriously and establish relevant frameworks and mechanisms within the company?
- What are the steps to building a sustainable supply chain?
- Ongoing monitoring and improvements of your supply chain sustainability programs
Our expert panel includes:
- Christine Lau, AVP of Listing Policy, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)
- Valentine Kang, Chief Compliance Officer, Veolia
- David Milligan, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
- Mervyn Tang, Head of Sustainability Strategy, Schroders
Martin Money, Managing Director, APAC, ethiXbase