9:30-11:30 London time | 16:30-18:30 Beijing time

The fifth session of the China and Global Board Forum, originally scheduled on September 20, 2022, has been postponed. The new event date will be announced once confirmed. 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

9:30-9:40   Opening Remark

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

Speaker: Jonathan Geldart, Director General of Institute of Directors

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

Speaker: Charlotte Valeur, Chair of Blackstone Loan Financing 

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

10:10-10:40   The ESG Progress in the Boardroom

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

10:40-11:00   Virtue and Compentence: 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 

11:00-11:30   Q&A and Wrap up: Chu Xuping

11:30  Closure