From Responsibility

            to Business Sustainability 


7 January Mondays

09:00 to 13:00


08:30 to 09:00


09:00 to09:10


Professor Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese  University of Hong Kong

09:10 to 09:20

Opening speech

Professor Kalok Chan, Dean, CUHK Business School

09:20 to 09:40

The 2030 Agenda and SDGs: A Business Perspective

Professor Christine Loh, Chief Development Strategist, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

09:40 to 10:00

Global Trends of CSR.

Professor Carolyn Egri, Simon Fraser University(Canada)

10:00 to 10:20

CSR Actions and Corporate Financial Performance of the HKBSI Companies.

Professor Carlos Lo, Head of the Department of Government and Public Administration, 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

10:20 to 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 to 11:10

An NGO’s Perspective of CSR.

Mrs. Mei Ng, BBS, Chairperson, Friends of the Earth (HK)

11:10 to 11:30

CSR Assessment and ESG Investment.

Mr. Anthony Cheung, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG and Sustainable Investing,

Hamon Investment Group

11:30 to 11:50

Strategic Sustainability Benchmarking.

Ms. Miranda Kwan, Director, Certification and Business Enhancement, SGS HK Limited

11:50 to 12:20    

Panel Discussion -- CSR Issues for Businesses: Past, Present, and Future.


Dr. Stephen Frost, Professional Consultant, Department of Management, CUHK Business School


Mr. Hendrik Rosenthal, Director, Group Sustainability, CLP Group

Mr. Huifeng Zhang, Head of Corporate Sustainability Asia Pacific, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited              

Mr. Isaac Yeung, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited

Mr. Simeon Cheng, Head of Sustainability, MTR Corporation Limited

12:20 to 12:30

Introduction to the CUHK MBA Sustainability Conference 2019 

CSR committee, MBA candidates,  The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Language: English


7 January 2019 Monday

13:00 - 15:00



12:30 to 13:00


13:00 to 13:30       


13:30 to 13:50       

Speech by Guest of Honor

Mr. Tim Lui, SBS, JP, Chairman, The Securities and Futures Commission


13:50 to 14:00        

Launching Ceremony of the Centre for Business Sustainability

14:00 to 14:10

Announcement of Results of the 4th HKBSI.

Prof. Carlos Lo, Centre for Business Sustainability, CUHK Business School

14:10 to 14:30       

Announcement & Recognition of Top 20 & Top 10 HKBSI Companies – Certificate Presentations

Language: English


8 January 2019


14:00 - 18:00



13:30 to 14:00      


14:00 to 14:10      

Introduction to the Business Sustainability Workshop

Moderator: Prof. Carolyn Egri, Simon Fraser University (Canada)

14:10 to 14:30       

Business Relevance of CSR and SDGs.

Prof. Carlos Lo, Centre for Business Sustainability CUHK Business School 

14:30 to 15:00      

Effective Integration of SDGs into CSR Portfolios.

Prof. Christine Loh, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

15:00 to 15:30 

Innovations in CSR & Business Sustainability Practices.

Prof. Carolyn Egri, Simon Fraser University (Canada)

15:30 to 16:00     

Coffee Break

16:00 to 16:30      

Relevance of CSR for Responsible Investment.

Mr. Anthony Cheung, Hamon Investment Group

16:30 to 17:00       

Effective Partnerships with NGOs.

Mrs. Mei Ng, BBS, Friends of the Earth (HK)

17:00 to 17:40       

Professionalization of Sustainability Practitioners. 

17:40 to 18:00     

Integration and Conclusions

Language: English


Centre for Business Sustainability, 

CUHK Business School

852-3943 8114

SGS Hong Kong Limited

852- 9839 0292




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