DIAMOND SPONSOR:

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company by guarantee, does not provide services to clients, nor does it own or control any member firm or act as the headquarters of any member firm. It coordinates the EY Global Network and the relationships between the network’s member firms. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. The member firms, in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, have no control or management relationship with one another.

EY member firms in the Greater China Region are owned and managed by local partners. The member firms in China expand their regional operations by nurturing and recognizing entrepreneurship, expanding business footprints in strategic locations, creating synergies through collaboration, as well as driving innovation and digitalization. With a strong presence in China, EY is a key contributor to the country’s dynamic economic development, leveraging the strength of the EY global organization to enable more Chinese companies to go global.

The EY Greater China Region supports its clients through 31 office locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Macau, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hefei, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenyang, Suzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Zhengzhou, Hsinchu, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, Taoyuan and Ulaanbaatar.

We are committed to bringing together the right people at the right time, and in the right place to offer the seamless, high-quality service you need.

Gold Sponsors:

The Companies Registry (“the Registry”) is responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the Companies Ordinance and related legislation. Its primary functions include the registration of local and non-Hong Kong companies (i.e. companies incorporated outside Hong Kong which have established a place of business in Hong Kong); the registration of statutory returns and documents required by the various ordinances administered by the Registry; the provision of services for members of the public to inspect and obtain company information held on the various statutory registers; the deregistration of defunct solvent companies; and advising the Government on policy, regulatory and legislative issues regarding company law, related legislation and corporate governance. The Registry also processes applications relating to money lender licences and maintains a register of money lenders for public inspection. Since March 1, 2018, the Registry has acted as the licensing authority for trust and company service providers.

Electronic services for company incorporation and delivery of specified forms for registration are available around the clock at the e-Registry (www.eregistry.gov.hk). Members of the public can conduct company searches at the Registry’s Cyber Search Centre (www.icris.cr.gov.hk) or by using smartphones and mobile devices at the mobile platform (www.mobile-cr.gov.hk) anytime and anywhere to obtain up-to-date company information.

computershare

Your world is challenging and ever changing, and complexity only grows. By overseeing corporate governance, investor engagement, proxy, insider transactions, annual meetings, entity management, compliance reporting, and add to this the BOD and executive team management, your plate is increasingly full. You’re on the hook for establishing, maintaining and evolving your corporate governance framework, and this is incredibly visible to your many stakeholder audiences, executives, BOD, investors, employees, regulators, communities. You need a way to position for success now and for the long term.

Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and a range of other diversified financial and governance services. With Computershare, you can:

  • Capitalise on Your Strategy
  • Control Compliance
  • Create Positive Stakeholder Experiences

Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 12,000 employees worldwide. For more information about our governance solutions for issuers, please visit our website.

NASDAQ

Nasdaq Governance Solutions supports organisations worldwide with innovative corporate governance solutions. Ranging from board portal technology to board engagement services to expert insights, these solutions are designed to help boards, leadership teams, corporate secretaries, and general counsel optimize their collaboration activities and drive governance excellence. In addition, our ESG reporting and data management platform offers an easier way to manage ESG-related data and disclosures and deliver tailored data to raters, investors, and stakeholders.

Nasdaq Boardvantage®, a next-generation board portal and leadership collaboration software, makes every aspect of board meetings, and collaboration among directors and leadership teams, simpler and easier to manage. The platform’s intuitive interface and robust security features allow directors and leadership teams to work together far more efficiently, productively, and strategically. Trusted by more than 4,000 public, private, and non-profit organisations worldwide, including half of the Fortune 500, our platform meets the critical needs of today’s leaders while keeping their content and communications safe. And with award winning 24/7/365 support, when you come to us, we listen. In May 2021, the Asia Pacific Nasdaq Boardvantage service team won a Gold Stevie Award recognising its commitment to providing clients with excellence in customer service.

Nasdaq Board Evaluations and Board Excellence Report™ are purpose-built to support board and management teams as they seek to overcome challenges and adopt sustainable business practices. With Nasdaq’s Board Evaluations, take the guess work out of board performance improvement, identify and action growth opportunities, and enhance board effectiveness. We help public, private and non-profit organizations in the design and implementation of our third-party board evaluations/assessments that promote commitment to healthy board dynamics and continuous improvement. We tailor our written assessment and interview process to meet your board’s unique governance objectives. Discover why Nasdaq Governance Solutions is a global leader in Board Evaluations, with over 100+ Corporate Governance Projects completed, over $2.9 Trillion combined market cap, and 46+ Fortune 500 Companies served annually. Join us in our mission to reinvent the boardroom.

Nasdaq IR Intelligence is designed for companies of all sizes, our full suite of analytics and tools that IR professionals need to achieve successful strategic outcomes and enhance shareholder value.

With the Nasdaq IR Intelligence suite, our clients use our time-saving tools to:

  • Gain visibility into what’s driving the global markets and investor activities
  • Better understand investor opportunities and risks
  • Define, refine, and prioritise investor outreach
  • Increase efficiency and time management
  • Create a more impactful IR program at your company
  • Analyse, assess and action ESG programs with the goals of attracting long-term capital and enhancing value creation.

Our HK-based team of consultants is prepared to help you address the challenges you face every day by providing you with the real-time content, analytics, and benchmarking tools of our Nasdaq IR Insight platform, and the expert insights and data generated by our Advisory Services team.

PCPD

The PCPD is an independent body set up to monitor, supervise, promote and enforce compliance with the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486). The vision of the PCPD is to develop and promote a culture of protection and respect for individual's privacy in relation to personal data.

The PCPD advocates that organisations should develop their own Personal Data Privacy Management Programme and appoint a Data Protection Officer. Organisations should embrace personal data protection as part of their corporate policies and culture and implement it as a business imperative throughout the organisations, so as to gain the trust of their customers and other stakeholders and enhance their competitive edge.

Organisations may refer to the Best Practice Guide on Privacy Management Programme issued by the PCPD to devise a comprehensive Personal Data Privacy Management Programme.

SILVER SPONSOR:

CLP

The CLP Group is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia Pacific with investments spanning across Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, India, Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Hong Kong-listed CLP Holdings Limited is the holding company for the CLP Group, which has a diversified portfolio of generating assets that uses a wide range of fuels including coal, gas, nuclear and renewable sources.

Through CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, the Group operates a vertically-integrated electricity supply business that provides a highly-reliable supply of electricity to 80% of Hong Kong’s population. In Mainland China, the CLP Group is one of the largest external independent power producers with a focus on low-carbon energy. In Australia, the Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary EnergyAustralia is a leading integrated energy company, providing gas and electricity to about 2.43 million households and businesses. Apraava Energy, in which the Group owns 60%, is one of India’s biggest renewable energy producers with operations in power generation and transmission.

CLP Holdings is included in the Global Dow – a 150-stock index of the world’s leading bluechips, the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific 40 Index (DJSI Asia Pacific 40), the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series and the FTSE4Good Index.

(LIVESTREAM) VENUE SPONSOR:

HKSI

The HKSI Institute is a professional membership organisation established in 1997 by leaders in the securities and investment industry with the support of the Securities and Futures Commission. The HKSI Institute champions professional standards of excellence in Hong Kong’s financial services industry and contributes to Hong Kong’s role as a leading international financial centre. We offer a comprehensive programme of high quality professional training, events and internationally recognised examinations, and a vibrant membership community to empower individuals to achieve their professional goals.