Thursday 17 November 2022
8:30-10:30 London time | 16:30-18:30 Beijing time

The fifth session of the China and Global Board Forum will take place on November 17, 2022. This is a unique platform to keep conversations between Chinese enterprises and international enterprises. This year we'll explore the ESG progress in the boardroom and evaluation framework for the board of directors, to empower enterprises to train excellent directors and to truly realize the win-win of the social impact of the enterprises and the directors.


Event Agenda

8:30-8:40   Opening Remark

Host: Grace Cheng, Managing Director of RRA Greater China; Prof. Ning Lutao, the University of London, Co-chair of Institute of Directors China

Speaker: Jonathan Geldart, Director General of Institute of Directors

8:40-9:10   The Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises

Speaker: Liu Meng, Head of UN Global Compact Asia Pacific Networks

Discussant: Wang Yao, Director General of International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF), Central University of Finance and Economics

9:10-9:40   Intention and Value: the ESG Mindset of Independent Directors

Speaker: Charlotte Valeur, Chair of Blackstone Loan Financing 

Discussant: Cecilia Lai-wan Chan, Professor Emeritus of Department of Social Work and Social Administration, the University of Hong Kong

9:40-10:00   Virtue and Competence: The Case of Directors Evaluation at Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

Speaker: Xu Xuhong, Partner of London Oxford Group, Co-Chair of Institute of Directors China

Discussant: Zheng Zhigang, Professor of School of Finance, Renmin University of China 

10:00-10:30   Q&A and Wrap up: Chu Xuping

10:30  Closure