Principal Sponsors

CLSA

CLSA is Asia’s leading capital markets and investment group, providing global investors with insights, liquidity and capital to drive their investment strategies.

Award-winning research, an extensive Asia footprint, direct links to China and highly experienced finance professionals differentiate CLSA’s innovative products and services in alternative investments, asset management, corporate finance, capital and debt markets, securities and wealth management.

As the international platform of CITIC Securities, China’s leading investment bank, CLSA is uniquely positioned to facilitate cross-border capital flows and connect China with the world and the world to China.

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Hong Kong, CLSA’s global network spans 13 locations across Asia, Australia, Europe and the US.

Fidelity International

Fidelity International provides world class investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals and their advisors—to help our clients build better futures for themselves and generations to come. As a family and management-owned company, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Helping clients to save for retirement and other long-term investing objectives has been at the core of our business for over 50 years.

We believe that investing in companies with high standards of corporate responsibility can enhance and protect investment returns for our clients. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues form an integral part of our investment decision-making process. Our rigorous research approach and the use of our forward-looking proprietary ratings system ensure we gain a deep understanding of ESG issues at a company level before they escalate and potentially threaten the value of our clients’ investments.

As stewards, we play an important role in improving the governance of companies in which we invest. We engage directly with companies to promote good governance and sustainable corporate practices, including having robust climate governance in place. We also aim at driving behavioural change by voting against companies that do not meet our corporate governance requirements, when necessary.

Supporting Sponsors

Capital Group

Celebrating its 90th Anniversary in 2021, Capital Group is one of the oldest and largest asset management companies in the world, managing multi-asset, equity and fixed income investment strategies for different types of investors.

Since 1931, Capital Group has been singularly focussed on delivering superior, consistent results for long-term investors using high-conviction portfolios, rigorous research and individual accountability. Today Capital Group works with financial intermediaries and institutions to manage more than US$2.6 trillion in long-term assets for investors around the world.

*Data as at 30 June 2021. Source: Capital Group

CLP Holdings

The CLP Group is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia Pacific with investments spanning across Hong Kong, China, Australia, India, Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Hong Kong-listed CLP Holdings Limited is the holding company for the CLP Group, which has a diversified portfolio of generating assets that uses a wide range of fuels including coal, gas, nuclear and renewable sources.

Through CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, the Group operates a vertically-integrated electricity supply business that provides a highly-reliable supply of electricity to 80% of Hong Kong’s population. In China, the CLP Group is one of the largest external independent power producers with a focus on low-carbon energy. In Australia, the Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary EnergyAustralia is a leading integrated energy company, providing gas and electricity to about 2.43 million households and businesses. Apraava Energy, in which the Group owns 60%, is one of India’s biggest renewable energy producers with operations in power generation and transmission.

CLP Holdings is included in the Global Dow – a 150-stock index of the world’s leading blue chips, the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific 40 Index (DJSI Asia Pacific 40), the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series and the FTSE4Good Index.

Workshop Sponsors

Blackpeak

Blackpeak is an international investigative research firm. Founded in Asia, the firm now operates from strategic locations in key financial and economic centres across the globe, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, New York, Washington DC and London.

We handle complex research assignments, including integrity due diligence, internal and external investigations, asset searches, business intelligence for institutional and hedge fund investors, stakeholder mapping and political risk research. More than 600 clients rely on Blackpeak’s services, including the world’s leading investment banks, corporations, law firms and asset managers.

In 2019, Blackpeak was acquired by Acuris, a provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis. Acuris is owned by ION Investment Group, a provider of mission-critical trading and workflow solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates.

UBS

UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS is the largest truly global wealth manager, and a leading personal and corporate bank in Switzerland, with a large-scale and diversified global asset manager and a focussed investment bank. The bank focusses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook.

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS has offices in over 50 regions and locations, including all major financial centres, and employs more than 72,000 people around the world. UBS Group AG is the holding company of the UBS Group. Under Swiss company law, UBS Group AG is organised as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors.

The Investment Bank provides corporate, institutional and wealth management clients with expert advice, innovative solutions, execution and comprehensive access to international capital markets. It offers advisory services and provides in-depth cross-asset research, along with access to equities, foreign exchange, precious metals and selected rates and credit markets, through its business units, Global Banking and Global Markets. The Investment Bank is an active participant in capital markets flow activities, including sales, trading and market-making across a range of securities.