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Roadmap for Corporate Financial Sustainability for Real Estate and Construction Executives

(8 December 2023, morning)

Improving ESG rating and carbon performance for real estate and construction companies

“ESG” (Environmental, Social and Governance) has become an important business consideration all around the world. As buildings are considered as one of the key factors in climate protection, “ESG” continues to be a high priority for the real estate sector and real estate investors have an increasing focus on sustainability.

Since ESG now holds a key role in strategy and daily operations, organizations must incorporate ESG factors in their strategic decision-making, transformation, reporting, and assurance in order to remain successful. This program introduces the current trends and regulations on ESG and climate disclosure for real estate and construction companies. It will also help executives to improve risk and cost management, and strengthen resilience.

Program Objectives

Through this program, you will learn:

  • The current trend and regulations on ESG and climate disclosure
  • How to improve the ESG performance and company rating
  • How to improve the climate performance and disclosure
  • Incorporating ESG into investment and various financial instruments

Program Content

  1. Introduction to ESG, climate change and net zero
  2. ESG performance and company rating

    − Importance of peers review - understand its own performance
    − ESG rating and index
    − Case studies
  3. How to improve carbon performance with case studies

    − Value chain emission measurement
    − Science-based target
    − Net zero blueprint
  4. Incorporating ESG into investment and various financial instruments

Upon completion of this program, participants will receive a certificate of participation issued by HKUST Business School.

Who Should Attend

Executives and professionals who are responsible for developing and implementing ESG/climate strategies, building internal capabilities, and driving sustainable growth in their organizations. This program is designed for real estate and construction executives.

Program Schedule Program Fee  
8 December 2023 (Fri, morning)
Morning Session: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Daily schedule is subject to change
Regular Rate: HK$6,000
Early Bird Rate: (by 3 November 2023) HK$5,500
HKUST Alumni# or Corporate rate/Group participation*: HK$4,800

The fee includes tuition, all teaching materials and refreshment
# including participants of our open programs
* 3 or more concurrent registrations

Registration Deadline 24 November 2023

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Venue & Transportation

HKUST Business School Central 
Room 1501-02, Hong Kong Club Building
3A Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong 
(Central MTR Station Exit J3)

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Program Administration

For enquiries on company and organization participation, please contact:

HKUST Business School Executive Education Office
(852) 2358 8013 / (852) 2358 7541
(852) 2335 5836