AVCJ ESG Forum

Hong Kong
16 November 2020

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The 5th AVCJ ESG Forum successfully took place in Hong Kong on 11 November. The event bought together over 120 private equity professionals including 50+ LPs, representing 85+ different organizations from 17 countries.

The conference, which focused on the key drivers, opportunities and challenges that fund managers face when incorporating ESG and impact considerations into their strategies was kicked off by an opening panel on the drivers for ESG in Asian Private Equity and featured leading executives from KKR, The Carlyle Group, OTPP, Hamilton Lane and Coller Capital speaking on a number of selected and well-researched topics including the importance of good governance in private equity, developing private equity impact investing in Asia and LPs’ views on responsible investing in Asia.

The AVCJ ESG Forum returns to Hong Kong on 16 November 2020.

120+
Attendees
85+
Organisations
50+
Limited Partners
32
Expert Speakers
17
Countries

    Top reasons to attend:

  • Understand the value proposition that ESG investing brings, through practical case studies and presentations
  • Learn  about the importance of having an established governance framework in place
  • Hear  about the development of impact investing in Asian private equity
  • Listen  to successful examples of PE firms that have successfully developed an ESG strategy and managed climate risks within their portfolio
  • Participate  in roundtable discussions covering topics such as the role of secondaries in ESG and water risks
  • Gain  an insight into what the most important ESG considerations LPs look for when selecting a GP

A snapshot of companies represented at previous Forums include:

  • ABCI Investment Management
  • Advantage Partners
  • Advent Partners
  • AIMA
  • Albourne Partners
  • AP2
  • Asia Alpha
  • Asia Alternatives
  • Asian Development Bank
  • AXA
  • Bain Capital Double Impact
  • Bank of China International
  • Baring Private Equity Asia
  • Big Idea Ventures
  • Blackrock Private Equity Partners
  • Brawn Capital
  • Capital Dynamics
  • CECEP Environmental Consulting Group
  • Centurium Capital
  • China Water Risk
  • CIGP
  • Circulate Capital
  • Coller Capital
  • EMPEA
  • ERM
  • Flexstone Partners
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) INSEAD
  • Grace Financial
  • Hamilton Lane
  • Hao Capital
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • IFC
  • Insight Equity
  • International Finance Corporation
  • ISS ESG
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Kerogen Capital
  • LGT Capital Partners
  • Mordril Investments
  • Navis Capital Partners
  • Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • PAI Partners
  • Pantheon Ventures
  • PE Consulting
  • Pragma Patrimonio
  • Principles for Responsible Investment
  • PwC
  • RC Ventures
  • RIC Capital Management
  • Robeco Hong Kong
  • Rockefeller University
  • SBCVC
  • SEDCO Capital
  • SFC
  • SSG Capital Management
  • Starquest Capital
  • StepStone Group
  • SUVA
  • Taiping Securities
  • Vivien Teu & Co LLP
  • The Carlyle Group
  • The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts
  • The Longreach Group
  • Tin Ka Ping Foundation
  • Unison Capital
  • UTM Management
  • Westmount Pacific LLC
  • Xeraya Capital
  • Reuters Breakingviews
  • Thomson Reuters

... and many others!

"The accelerating importance of sustainable and responsible investing makes each year's AVCJ ESG conference a great place for understanding global best practices and how one can stay at the forefront of this ever-growing sector."

Steven R. Okun, CEO, APAC Advisors & ASEAN Representative, EMPEA

"The AVCJ ESG Forum raised both awareness and recognition of ESG best practice across the globe. It’s especially helpful and meaningful for those in emerging markets like China to learn how to incorporate ESG into their investment decision-making process for a more sustainable growth path going forward."

Frankie Fang, Managing Partner, STARQUEST CAPITAL

"Every year, the AVCJ ESG Forum is the best opportunity to update myself on the trends of the ESG world and to learn various efforts by both LPs and GPs in this region."

Katsuya Baba, Partner, Chief Administrative Officer, ADVANTAGE PARTNERS

CERTIFIED BY THE CPD CERTIFICATION SERVICE

AVCJ ESG Forum is now a CPD certified event

6.5 CPD points can be claimed after attending the event

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