With more people concern about sustainable development and investment, Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) becomes the benchmark to measure sustainability in business model. Since 2017, it is mandatory for public listed companies in Hong Kong to disclose their ESG information by following the reporting guide issued by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. During pandemic, there are many discussion surrounding what is ahead for startups and what the future of investment looks like. On the one hand, entrepreneurs need to be more aware of the current ESG trends not only to attract investment and retain employees. On the other hand, investors seek to lower their risks while building a more sustainable future for everyone.
Asia Society Hong Kong is proud to present Thrive Together – Trends of Startups and ESG Investors to bolster Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem and showcase the opportunities in Hong Kong and through Hong Kong.