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    HKMA Green Finance Forum

    Date
    7 May 2019
    Venue
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    Event Highlight

    The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) unveiled three sets of measures to support and promote Hong Kong’s green finance development. In his opening remarks at the HKMA Green Finance Forum today, Mr Norman Chan, Chief Executive of the HKMA, said that the HKMA will collaborate with the industry and other stakeholders to combat climate change risks and develop green finance.

    The HKMA Green Finance Forum brought together over 120 representatives from key stakeholders in green finance including banks, asset managers, multilateral development agencies, professional service providers and green associations. The Forum featured panel discussions on policies, practices and prospects of ESG investment; as well as principles and practices relating to green and sustainable banking.

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    "ESG & Impact Investing: Creating Long-Term Value" Seminar
    Co-organised by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) and International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    Date
    06 May 2019
    Venue
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    Event Highlight

    The event was attended by around 40 senior executives, comprising institutional investors, financiers, project developers and operators, insurers, and professional service providers.

    On the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspect of the programme, IFC specialists used investment cases to elaborate on how ESG is embedded in IFC’s investment process, and the importance of ESG in creating long-term value. IFC also introduced its Disclosure & Transparency Toolkit, which provides best practice guidance on information disclosure for companies attracting private sector investment. Also on impact investing, the IFC introduced their “Operating Principles for Impact Management” (the Principles) – a market standard launched recently for impact investing in which investors seek to generate positive impact for society alongside financial returns in a disciplined and transparent way.

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    Strategic Roles of Insurance and Guarantee in Project Risk Management Seminar 2019
    Co-organised by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) and Insurance Authority (IA)

    Date
    26 Mar 2019
    Venue
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    Event Highlight

    The one-day seminar covered infrastructure case studies featuring viewpoints of both insurers and the insured on political and commercial risk insurances. Seasoned speakers elaborated on their key strengths and advantageous propositions in political risk insurance and guarantee. Various risk management experts from the Hong Kong insurance industry illustrated how insurance brokers and insurers customised insurance solutions to address the corresponding risk management needs during the project planning, construction and operation phases.

    At the seminar, attendees were also illustrated with case studies of infrastructure projects in emerging economies that involved both public and private entities of different nationalities, with a view to bringing out the importance of risk management in facilitating project investment and financing in the region.

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    Infrastructure finance workshop with Professor Akash Deep of Harvard Kennedy School
    Hosted by HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO)

    Date
    20 Nov 2018
    Venue
    Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    Event Highlight

    The workshop used real-life cases in both emerging and developed markets to demonstrate how various financing structures, risk mitigation techniques and corporate governance measures could enhance the bankability of infrastructure projects. It also discussed ways to manage the complex relationships between various stakeholders in Public-Private Partnerships.

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