About this Webinar
The journey of ESG from the periphery of investors’ portfolios to its heart has been impressive. With more data becoming available for benchmarking, more companies and governments are embracing the importance of ESG and acting upon it. Standards too are aligning globally and performance has left an impression. Yet, the journey is far from complete.
- How to select an appropriate ESG product as more and more solutions are created to tap into growing demand from investors?
- What is the right play for Asian investors, based on the slower appetite in the region for ESG products compared to the rest of the world?
- How can ESG considerations and investments be integrated into existing portfolios?
Join us as we sit down with Global X ETFs at Mirae Asset Global Investments and wider panellists to discuss major questions surrounding ESG and explore the trends from within the Asia-Pacific client base.
We will examine ESG adoption and appetite, ideas around creating an optimal ESG investment strategy, and what investors need to know about the next stage of ESG development.
About the speakers
Head, Sustainable Investing, Standard Chartered Bank
Eugenia Koh is Head of Sustainable Investing at Standard Chartered Bank.
In her role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of the sustainable investing proposition for clients. This includes the ideation, curation and due diligence of sustainable solutions, and partnering with bankers and clients to incorporate sustainable investing strategies into client portfolios. She is also a member of the bank’s global Sustainable Finance Governance Committee.
She has over 10 years of experience in sustainable development from sustainable investing to corporate social responsibility and experimenting with building a social enterprise to support livelihoods in Cambodia. She spent half of her career in banking and the other half in public relations consulting, working with both corporate and NGO clients.
Prior to joining the Bank, she worked in the COO team at Barclays, where she had her initial foray into impact investing. There, she was tasked with evaluating and exploring the implementation of an impact investing platform for Barclays in Asia.
She started her career at Weber Shandwick, and worked on a number of award winning public relations campaigns spanning thought leadership to corporate social responsibility.
She is author of “Dawn Kwan. Art Awakening”, a chronicle of child prodigy Dawn Kwan’s journey as a child artist, which is available in all National Libraries in Singapore.
Chief Business Development Officer, Hang Seng Indexes Company
Ms Taie Wang is currently the Chief Business Development Officer at Hang Seng Indexes Company, responsible for the business development of new business lines, including ESG and Smart Beta indexes, data, analytics and solutions.
Before joining the company, she was the Deputy Head of Research at a global asset management firm. Taie has over 18 years of experience in the financial industry and led self-indexing, ESG and Smart Beta research and strategy development. In 2015, she developed the Gender Diversity Index, which led to the launch of SHE, the world’s first ETF that promotes gender equality. Taie has published extensively in peer reviewed international journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management and the Journal of Index Investing. She holds a MS in Finance and MS in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS degree with a double major in English for Science and Technology and Industrial Economics from Tianjin University. Taie is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Director, ETF Investment Strategist, Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong)
Having joined Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) Limited in 2021, Victor Cheung is responsible to craft investment strategy for Global X ETFs, to lead thought leadership research on the markets, as well as to drive market penetration of ETFs.
Prior to joining Mirae, Victor held various positions, including equity portfolio manager and ETF product specialist.
Victor holds a bachelor degree in Actuarial Science from University of Illinois. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) holder and an Associate (ASA) from Society of Actuaries.
Senior Consultant – South Asia Editor, Asian Private Banker
Audrey Raj is the South Asia editor of Asian Private Banker, driving our coverage of private wealth management in the region as well as spearheading our new ESG 2.0 initiative.
She was previously Asia editor overseeing Citywire’s private banking and asset management editorial coverage across the region. Audrey has about 15 years of reporting experience in Singapore and Australia, covering finance, business and commodities. She graduated with a journalism master’s degree from the University of Queensland.
Mirae Asset Global Investments provides a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds, exchange traded funds (“ETFs”), and alternatives, with over US$236 billion in assets under management globally, as of December 2021. Its global ETF platform features a line-up of 396 ETFs with a combined AUM of $85 billion, including Global X ETFs, Horizons ETFs, and Tiger ETF.
Global X ETFs was founded in 2008. For more than a decade, our mission has been empowering investors with unexplored and intelligent solutions. Our product line-up features 90 ETF strategies and over $40 billion in assets under management. While we are distinguished for our Thematic Growth, Income, and International Access ETFs, we also offer Core, Commodity, and Alpha funds to suit a wide range of investment objectives. Global X is a member of Mirae Asset Financial Group.
Read more at GlobalXETFs.com.hk.
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