ESG Career Talk Episode 17, featuring Katy Yung, Adams Wong who will share with us their sustainability career journeys, words of advice and insights on the job prospects of sustainability practitioners

Featuring Katy Yung, Adams Wong and Matters Academy will premiere this session on 25 August 2022 (Tue) at 16:00 – 17:00 (GMT +8). Secure your seat here.

These prestigious speakers are bringing in their unique perspectives, with their diverse background and profile.

Katy Yung

Katy is Managing Partner at HK-based Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFi) platform, advising and supporting family offices and financial professionals on their sustainable and impact journeys. 

Katy has served as Director of Investment at RS Group, a HK-based impact investor since 2010. She led the family office’s transition from a traditional investment portfolio to one that is 100% sustainably invested. In this role, she was actively involved in designing impact and climate change strategies and implementation across asset classes (utilizing both investment and philanthropic capital). Katy remains as consultant to RS Group.

Katy is formerly an investment banker at J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited and a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She graduated from Duke University in North Carolina with a BA in Economics and a minor on Comparative Area Studies.

Adams Wong

Adams Wong is an ESG, sustainability and project management professional;

He is now an Associate Vice President in ISS ESG – one of the Global Top three Green and Sustainable Finance SPO service providers, other than SPO service, ISS ESG also provides ESG Data and analysis services in the Market.

Adams is now responsible for SPO operation and team development for APCA. Before joining ISS ESG, Adams worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong as a Climate Change and Sustainability Services Manager, leading a new team providing ESG climate change and Sustainability advisory services to financial organizations.

Adams started his sustainability career in 2011 by joining the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA) – one of the leading organizations in the region that provides independent third-party assessment and standard development.

In 2021 Adams completed the Master Degree – Master of Social Sciences in Corporate Environmental Governance at The University of Hong Kong.

Glenn Frommer

Hosted by Dr Glenn Frommer of ESG Matters, we trust this episode will bring to the audience useful information and inspirations.

Feel free to write to us at ESG@matters.academy should have any questions in mind before hand. We will share them with the guest speakers, and try to get their answers during the career talk.

If this time slot does not fit you due to the time zone difference or any other reasons, the session will be made available on demand here. The same link gives you access to previous career talks on demand too.

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HKIEIA Webinar: Tech for Good + ESG for Low Carbon Construction = Towards Future Ready Business

Date: 16 May 2022
Time: HKT 7:00pm to 8:30pm for 1.5 CPD hours
Host: HKIEIA
Speakers:

  • Mr James Choi (Director of ANewR Consulting Limited)
  • Dr Glenn Frommer (Founder of ESG Matters Limited)

Topics:
(1) ESG Challenges and Opportunities
(2) Tech for Good with showcases

Amid the rapid development of the ESG market, our role as impact assessment practitioners is being evolved and extended to address much broader aspects from more stakeholders. How can we use our expertise and experience to help corporations and stakeholders to manage ESG risks, transform into low or even zero carbon businesses, and contribute to SDGs?

In this one hour session, the speakers will walk you through the key aspects with case studies. What you will take home is:

  • Some good info about what is happening in the market.
  • The challenges and opportunities.
  • A rethinking point on what role we as HKIEIA members can play.

Registration link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjYi04TAzbHEs-yJo-T3IMa_v_wChSFx9mojMW9IgOrr-Mtg/viewform