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  1. Responsible investments worth their weight in gold

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... 'We like Hong Kong due to higher corporate governance standards,' Ms Lee says. 'We combine this with a scorecard where we ask companies questions that apply to environmental, ethical ... such as gambling, alcohol, weapons or abortion. Mainstream funds typically use financial ratios to choose stocks, while SRI funds often exclude companies for ethical reasons before considering financial ...

  2. Setting ethical standards

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Ethical standards are becoming just as important to employers in the investment sector as competency in key areas. 'In order to stay competitive, investment professionals have to uphold ethical and professional standards, and provide clients with relevant, professional and credible advice,' says Ashvin Vibhakar, managing director of Asia-Pacific operations ...

  3. Certification gets stamp of approval

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... and experience, while also emphasising the importance of applying a strict code of professional ethics. In round terms, this meant those who obtained the qualification were well versed in the every facet ... through training to acquire the requisite skills and industry knowledge, as well as on-the-job experience and a strong grounding in professional ethics. Illustrating these trends, Andrew Fung ...

  4. Philanthropy requires a simple plan

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... focus on supporting education. Ms d'Anjou-Brown said a focused approach towards charity provides a better opportunity to apply the founder's entrepreneurial ethic towards solving ...

  5. Trust vital if financial markets are to function

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... director, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, Asia-Pacific Operations, a more regulated financial landscape has highlighted the demand for professionals who value ethics ahead of personal gain. 'For financial markets to function properly there has to be trust, this is why the highest level of professional ethical standards is one of the main pillars of the CFA qualification. ...

  6. Growing company seeks upbeat financial advisers

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is. Candidates learn how to tailor make and customise programmes, and handle different clients in different ways, rather than apply the same script for every client. The organisation's strong business ethics, quality and integrity also mean that staff retention is high. Unusually for this high-turnover sector, most staff have been with Altruist for more than 10 years. 'If ...

  7. Upgrading skills keeps finance in fast lane

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis, Michael Taylor

    ... theoretical and practical skills. The programme includes economic analysis and financial modelling skills, investment analysis and portfolio management skills, and an overview of key legal and ethical issues for market practitioners. Applicants were expected to have some kind of relevant knowledge before they applied for registration. Candidates were also required to hold a HKSI Foundation ...

  8. Accountants seek global recognition

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... an additional paper exemption for eligible candidates who will be able to apply for exemption from four papers under the new system and can choose whether to attempt the exam under the old or new ... the integration of all the six subjects from the first level plus the ability to apply that knowledge. The latest syllabus in terms of the content of each subject is yet to be confirmed. Certificates ...

  9. Courses for career advancement

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... The scheme does not only apply to the law profession, and members of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) must also submit to the mandatory requirements in order to keep their membership and practising certificate valid. HKICPA offered 350 CPD courses last year, attracting more than 35,000 enrollments. The proposed programmes for this year include everything from ethics ...

  10. Top talent in the pipeline

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... discipline are welcome to apply. 'Previous experience in sales or banking and finance is an advantage,' Lam adds. Jessica Cheung, a relationship manager who joined the company as a trainee ... a banking career, especially in the commercial segment. They should have a can-do attitude, team spirit and good ethics, Lam says. Although they may just be out of school, they should be able ...




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