Congratulate for HKQAA 30th Anniversary! I was honor to be invited as guest to join the HKQAA 30th Anniversary Forum cum Celebration Cocktail Reception on 18th Oct 2019. Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) is one of supporting organizations since 2006. There are separated into two parts. Morning Session is Forum with the theme entitled “Towards Sustainable Development Goals – ESG Management and Responsible Finance” and Afternoon Session is Celebration Cocktail Reception with special guest the Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS (Chief Executive, HKSAR). Before the forum, I took some photos with HKQAA friends and quality friends.
(Left: Dr. Micheal Lam (CEO, HKQAA), Ir C.S. Ho (Deputy Chairman, HKQAA), Mr. Simon Wong Ka Wo (Deputy Chairman, HKQAA) and I)
(Left: Mr. Adams Wong, Mr. Bryne Pang, I and Mr. PC Chan)
(Left: I, Ms. Meico Cheong, Mr. Edmond Fung and Mr. Coleman Tse)
(Left: I, Mr. Edmond Fung and Mr. Wilman Chan)
I also met Dr. CN Ng (Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography, HKU)
HKSQ friends Mr. Larry Lee (Quality & Compliance Manager, GP)
Dr. Wilson Chan (Associate Director of Outreach, MBA Programme, College of Business, CityU) and I are member of CityU Eminence Society (CES).
In the beginning, Ir C.S. Ho (Deputy Chairman, HKQAA) gave welcome speech and he said business leaders were focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and stated in HBR article.
Mr. James Henry Lau Jr, JP (Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the HKSAR Government) was forum guest to give opening remark. He said ESG was green factor and risk management in the Green Finance Product and Green Investment. Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) would collaborate with the industry and other stakeholders to combat climate change risks and develop green finance. Moreover, HKMA would adopt a principle that priority given to Green and ESG investments if the long term return was comparable to other investments on a risk-adjusted basis.
Guests and HKQAA board member took a group photo.