Hong Kong Update

23-May-2016 Return to conference program

10:00am to 11:30am

Room Z209 / Main Auditorium


Timothy Ma
Executive Director
Project Flame@CityU, the City Univ. of Hong Kong.


Ada Wong
Convenor & Director
The Good Lab
Kevin Au
CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship
Francis Ngai
Founder & CEO
Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVHK)
Christina Lee
Philanthropy Advisory, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Wealth Management
Session Description

The plenary will focus on key developments impacting the social investment sector in Hong Kong. AVPN member organisations will drive the agenda for each country breakout and the sessions will be positioned as updates to other members.

This session will start with an overview of the social investing landscape in Hong Kong. Panellists will focus on how important social issues in Hong Kong, like poverty, could be addressed with social innovation, enterprises and investment.

Key Takeaways for Audience
  • How to address poverty issues via social investment
  • Uniqueness of social investing landscape in Hong Kong
  • Key Challenges and Opportunities faced by different stakeholders
  • Efforts to drive the development of social investing ecosystem from policy makers, practitioners and universities.

*** Session Report – Hong Kong Update (Click to download)