In support of the HKSAR Government’s recent pledge to position Hong Kong as a leading sustainable finance hub in Asia and achieve carbon neutrality before 2050, the Construction Industry Council (CIC) has launched the CIC Sustainable Finance Certification Scheme (the Scheme) in November 2021 to provide a common framework and user-friendly assessment system to facilitate application of sustainable finance for the construction industry in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.
All members of HKICM and CIOB are cordially invited to participate in the webinar organised by the CIC. Speakers will share their experience on sustainable finance opportunities and discuss how the Scheme supports corporates and professionals to explore possibilities and prospects of sustainable finance in the construction industry.
The event details are as below:
|Date||25 Mar 2022 (Friday)|
|Time||6:30pm – 8:00pm (1.5 hour)|
|Organizer||Construction Industry Council|
(In alphabetical order)
|Language||Cantonese supplemented by English|
|Speakers||· Ms. Margaret Ho, Manager – Industry Development, Environment & Sustainability, Construction Industry Council
· Ms. Hannah Wong, Principal Engineer, Cundall
· Mr. Eddie Tse, Senior Sustainability Manager, Gammon Construction Limited
· Mr. James Lee, CEO and Executive Director, Paul Y. Engineering
|Details||The webinar will cover:
· Impacts and opportunities of climate risks on the construction industry
· Overview of CIC Sustainable Finance Certification Scheme
· Highlights of successful pilot projects
· Assessor qualification and responsibilities
|Registration||Please register ONLINE via the link below: https://cundall.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9M-C_3W-RTmqYz5rKxCB9A
Successful registrants will be informed by a confirmation email with a zoom meeting link.
(Note: Transfer or sharing of the registration is prohibited.)
|Remarks||The event will be conducted online via ZOOM.
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Dr. Daron LEUNG, Vice President of The Hong Kong Federation of Occupational Safety & Health Association, Immediate Past President of The Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health Association, Principal Consultant of Occupational Safety & Health & Environmental Consulting Associate Ltd.
Joseph Chung is a Solicitor Advocate. He is also a registered foreign lawyer of the
Singapore International Commercial Court. He was previously a Barrister until he became a Solicitor in 2001. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.
Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of construction in both private and public sector work, advising developers, contractors, consultants and banks.
Over the years in his practice as a lawyer, he has been involved in many high profile construction projects, including the Hong Kong airport core project, the Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhui Bridge. He was involved in the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead found in Drinking Water in 2015/2016. He is recommended in the area of construction in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2014 – 2021 editions) and acknowledged as one of the leading lawyers in the area of construction in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 – 2021 editions) and the exclusive winner of the “Construction” category in Hong Kong by the Client Choice Awards 2018 & 2021. He is also recognised as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer (2020 – 2021) and a Leading Front End Construction, Infrastructure & Projects Lawyer (2020) by Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.
Joseph is the co-author of the Hong Kong version of one of the leading UK construction text “Emden’s Construction Law in Hong Kong”.