China SIF Week 2017 - World Trends and China's Practices

2017-12-05 08:00 至 2017-12-08 17:00
北京 北京市 朝阳区 Beijing

Participation in SIF Week is free of charge, but participants from across the regions are expected to cover their own travel costs.  Spontaneous interpretation is available.


The registration to events on Dec 6 is closed due to limited seats.


World Trends and China's Practices

Dec. 5th, Beijing

The annual conference on Dec. 5th will bring together 300-400 sustainable finance and responsible investment leaders from different sectors: Financial institutions; Industry associations; Government; Civil society; Regulatory bodies; Academics; General public.


Host: Guo Peiyuan    

Chairman, SynTao Green Finance; Chairman, China Social Investment Forum

Part I   Opening Speeches

9:00 – 9:40       

Ma Jun               

Chairman, Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking

Chen Chunyan   

Vice Secretary General, Asset Management Association of China

Liu Chuankui      

Vice Secretary General, Insurance Asset Management Association of China

Lorenzo Saa 

Director, Networks and Global Outreach at Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)


Part II   Keynote Speeches 

9:40 – 10:15     

ESG Investment Concept with Chinese Characteristics

Ma Xianfeng      

Vice Director, China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets; Deputy Director, Green Finance Committee, China Society for Finance and Banking

Can Sustainable Investing Deliver Superior Long Term Investment Returns

Mark Mills         

Partner, Generation Investment


Part III  Roundtable Discussion: ESG World Trends and China’s Practices

10:15 – 11:15   

Moderator: Luo Nan            

Head of China, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)


Emily Chew       

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Manulife Asset Management

Matthew Arnold,

Managing Director and Global Head of Sustainable Finance, JP Morgan Chase

Brian Cahill       

Managing Director and Global Executive Sponsor, ESG Initiative at Moody's Investors Service

An Guojun         

Associate Researcher, Financial Research Institute at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Deputy Director, China SIF; Vice Secretary General, Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking

Yang Weidong

Vice President, Aegon-Industrial Fund Management Co.,Ltd

Zhang Jingguo

Assistant President, Taikang Insurance Group; Chief Strategy Officer, Taikang Asset


Part IV  Launch of SynTaoGF – CaiXin ESG50 Index

11:15 – 12:15   

SynTaoGF – CaiXin ESG 50 Index is based on SynTaoGF - Caixin ESG Evaluation System. The system evaluates corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG)  performance based on public available information. The Index supports investors to identify best companies in China from ESG perspective.

Launch speech

Fu Jihong       

Vice President, Caixin Media

Introduction of the ESG 50 Index

Zhang Rui          

Managing Director, SynTao Green Finance

Roundtable discussion

Wayne Silby

Chairman and Co-founder, SynTao; Chairman and Co-founder, Calvert Fund

Robert Li

VP & Strategy Analyst, International Business, AMC

Representatives from ESG 50 Index components


12:15-12:20  Group Picture and Close of Morning Sessions


Part V   Panel Discussions

14:00 – 15:30   Panel 1: Product Innovation on Green Finance for Institutional Investors

Moderator: Ge Xing’an        

CEO, China Emissions Exchange (Shenzhen); Secretary General, Shenzhen Green Finance Committee, Financial Society of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone

Keynote Speeches:

Promoting Sustainable Finance Innovation in Indonesia (10 min)
Fakhri Hilmi

Deputy Commissioner for Capital Market Supervision, OJK,Indonesia

Developments in the International Green Bond Market (10 min)

Sean Kidney      

Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Innovations of Green Finance Products in China (10 min)

Chen Yaqin        

Division Chief of Green Finance Department, Industrial Bank

Roundtable Discussion

Jin Biao              

Director of Institutional Sales Department, Shanghai Colight Asset Management Corporation Limited

Huang Chaoni   

Director, Green and Sustainable Solutions, Investment Banking, Asia Pacific Natixis

Sean Kidney      

Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Xu Guang        

Head, Financial Innovation Department, National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (Nafmii)

Duan Jiashang

CEO, Caixin Rayliant (Beijing) Smart Beta Co.,Ltd; MD & Head of Asia Business, Rayliant Global Advisors

14:00 - 15:30     Panel 2: ESG Information Disclosure of Listed Companies                           

Moderator: Kong Wei          

Convenor of the Lujiazui Financial City Green Finance Committee in Shanghaii; Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Keynote Speeches:

ESG Trends in Global Stock Exchanges (10 min)

Elodie Feller      

Programme Lead Investment, UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI); Coordinator, Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative (SSE)

ESG Report Analysis of Listed Companies in China (10 min)

Liu Tao              

Partner, SynTao

ESG Disclosure of Listed Companies (10 min)

Xie Yuanjian          

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Landsea Group

Roundtable Discussion

Qin Erwa           

Researcher, China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets

Huang Anping   

Research Associate, Research Institute of Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Jon Edwards

Chief Representative, Beijing Representative Office, London Stock Exchange Group

Wang Guoping  

Managing Director, Research Department, China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd

Qin Jun              

Vice General Manager and Board Secretary, Muyuan Foods Co., Ltd.


15:30-15:45       Break


15:45 – 17:15   Panel 3: ESG Integration in Asset Management

Moderator:  Xu Xiuling           

Senior Vice President, CreditEase; Director, China SIF; Joint Secretary-General, CISF

Keynote Speeches:

Investor Responses to Climate Change (15 min)

Emily Chew         

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Manulife Asset Management

Incorporating ESG Factors in Private Equity (15 min)

Natasha Buckley  

Senior Manager, Investment Practices, Private Equity at Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Roundtable Discussion

Ricco Zhang           

Director, Asia Pacific at International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Flora Wang             

Vice President, BlackRock Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Jin Hainian              

Chief Research Officer, Noah Holdings Limited; Vice Secretary - General, Green Finance Committee, China Society for Finance and Banking

Kou Riming             

Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, U.S.-China Green Fund


15:45 – 17:15  Panel 4: Sustainable Business: Responsibility Creates Investment Value

Moderator: Li Guowei                      

CEO, Visionwe Consultancy

Keynote Speeches:

Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility 4.0 (10min)

Xu Yongguang              

President, Narada Foundation

Sustainable Philanthropy and Commercial Civilization (10min)

Kuang Ji’nan                 

General Manager, Public Relations and Brand Management Centre, Hanfor Holdings Co., Ltd

Roundtable Discussion

Terry Mollner                 

Director, Ben & Jerry's Homemade Holdings Inc.

Sydney Amara Morris    

Chair, Calvert Social Funds Advisory Council

Kuang Ji’nan                 

General Manager, Public Relations and Brand Management Centre, Hanfor Holdings Co., Ltd

Ma Libo                         

Head of CSR,; Founder & Secretary General, JD Foundation

Guo Yi                           

Professor, School of Economics, Beijing Technology and Business University


17:15 Closing of the Annual Conference

For more information, please contact

 Ariel Xu Hui


 China Social Investment Forum

+86 10 58699466