Upcoming conference: ESG Asia 2012

Responsible Research and Responsible Investor are co-organising ESG Asia 2012 later this month. More details on the conference below.

Responsible Investor is taking its highly successful series of ESG events into Asia for the first time in 2012. ESG Asia 2012 is presented in partnership with Responsible Research, which will add its on-the-ground knowledge of key environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes in Asia and its expertise in the region. The conference will focus on how investors and asset owners can integrate ESG research and practices into their investment decision-making. It will highlight key sustainability risks and opportunities in Asia and major regulatory developments. 

ESG Asia 2012 will bring together Asian asset owners, government agencies, stock exchanges and regulators, global asset managers, banks, ESG service providers and selected corporates to discuss the important development of ESG integration and sustainability themes in institutional investment.

Hosted by the Singapore Exchange

In association with UN PRI * RIAA * ASrIA * UKSIF * Eurosif * imas * The London Accord * ACGA * CDP

Some talks include:

Climate Change Asia: Issues for Responsible Investors
An event outlining the status of climate change impacts in Asia and introducing three initiatives working to address specific issues relevant to corporates and investors in the Asian markets – The Forest Footprint Disclosure Project, The Carbon Disclosure Project and the Asian Investor Group on Climate Change. 

Monday March 26, 3:00pm-6.30pm (drinks and canapés from 5.30pm)
Organised by Responsible Research and ASrIA
Hosted by: Aberdeen Asset Management, 23 Church Street, #06-01, Singapore 049481
Supported by the Forest Footprint Disclosure, the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, the Carbon Disclosure Project, and the British High Commission in Singapore.
For Investors, Corporates, Academics, NGOs, Policy Makers
RSVP: events@asria.org
 

Corporate Access for Responsible Investors: 

Real Estate – the Business Case for Green Building in Asia
Constructive dialogue between investment professionals and corporates on key ESG issues in the real estate sector.
Meet senior executives from City Developments, Swire Properties and Keppel Land.

Wednesday 28th March, 8:30am-11am
(Followed by optional tour of Ocean Financial Centre)
Organised by: Responsible Research
Hosted by: First State Investments
Venue: 1 Temasek Avenue, #17-01 Millennia Tower, Singapore 039192
For institutional investors and asset owners.
RSVP: rsvp@responsibleresearch.com
 

For more events, visit http://www.cvent.com/events/esg-asia-2012/event-summary-45e7ec6426e546778ef2099b194dd3c3.aspx

Image taken from Responsible Research

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