BNY Mellon Investment Management’s chief executive Hanneke Smits (first right), spoke during a panel on sustainable finance, moderated by HKEX’s chief executive Nicolas Aguzin (extreme left) at the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel on 2 November 2022. Photo: Enoch Yiu.
BNY Mellon Investment Management’s chief executive Hanneke Smits (first right), spoke during a panel on sustainable finance, moderated by HKEX’s chief executive Nicolas Aguzin (extreme left) at the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel on 2 November 2022. Photo: Enoch Yiu.

Hong Kong can take the lead to set disclosure example in sustainable financing, bankers say

  • Each of Hong Kong’s 2,500 listed companies must put numbers on potential impact from extreme climate events, according to draft rules due for final approval in 2023
  • Any fund manager with a portfolio larger than US$1 billion must disclose the emissions data of companies they invest in, starting this month, the SFC says

BNY Mellon Investment Management’s chief executive Hanneke Smits (first right), spoke during a panel on sustainable finance, moderated by HKEX’s chief executive Nicolas Aguzin (extreme left) at the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel on 2 November 2022. Photo: Enoch Yiu.
BNY Mellon Investment Management’s chief executive Hanneke Smits (first right), spoke during a panel on sustainable finance, moderated by HKEX’s chief executive Nicolas Aguzin (extreme left) at the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel on 2 November 2022. Photo: Enoch Yiu.
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