[Webinar] S of ESG Series: What is the investor role in combating human trafficking?

Event Details (Code: 200715G1-ESG)

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We are pleased to invite Mr. Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club to host the webinar on the topic “S of ESG Series: What is the investor role in combating human trafficking?”. Contents will include:

  • What is human trafficking/modern slavery and what are trends across Asia?
  • What are organizations doing to address management risk related to human trafficking/modern slavery?
  • Why is human trafficking/modern slavery important in evaluating the social performance of a company?
  • What kind of metrics should investors look at to investee companies during due diligence process?
  • What are the business cases of companies with poor performance in social aspect?
  • What are trends related to financial reporting and how are they changing based on emerging legislation?

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About the Speaker

Mr. Matt Friedman
The Mekong Club

Mr. Matt Friedman is an international human trafficking expert with more than 30 years’ experience. He is CEO of The Mekong Club, an organization of Hong Kong’s leading businesses which have joined forces to help end all forms of modern slavery. Mr. Friedman previously worked for USAID and the United Nations in over 30 countries. Mr. Friedman offers technical advice to numerous governments, banks and corporations working to eliminate all forms of modern slavery and is the author of twelve books. In 2017, Mr. Friedman won Asia’s prestigious “Communicator of the Year” Gold Award.

Rating - General 
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.  

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- The event will be conducted in English.
- The webinar link and email confirmation will be sent to registrant upon successful online registration. 
- A webinar reminder will be sent out 1 day before the event. If you have not received the email confirmation and reminder, it is the delegate's responsibility to contact HKSFA to confirm their place.
- The webinar will be conducted on Zoom.
To qualify for CPT/CE hours, participants must attend the full webinar.
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