Senior representatives from banks and multilateral institutions will explore the potential for future growth of the green bond market in Asia, and also discuss how far green financing, through multilaterals, sovereigns and companies, can meet the funding needs of energy infrastructure in the region.
Thursday 14 September
08.30 - 13.00
Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will brief Asia House corporate members on Brexit and the current political climate in Britain.
Tuesday 31 October
08:00 - 09:30
UK Trade Minister Greg Hands said that ‘Asia is an important set of markets for the UK’ in terms of trade deals, with China, India, and Japan among the top priorities. In an exclusive interview with Asia House, the Minister said that a key objective for the Department for International Trade is to ‘rollover as many of the EU free trade agreements as possible, so there is no cliff edge’. The Minister described it as an ‘incredibly exciting time to be doing trade’ and that the UK needs to be ‘the most compelling and passionate advocate of free trade anywhere in the world’.
Vice President of the European Investment Bank will brief Asia House corporate members on green finance in Asia and China’s Belt & Road Initiative.
Friday 8 September
08.00 - 09.30
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Mark Field will brief Asia House corporate members following his first trip to the region in early September.
Wednesday 13 September
08.30 - 10.00
“Brexit negotiations will be the harsh reality of diplomacy.” Former European Commission’s most senior British official will share insights into the negotiations process in a private briefing with Asia House corporate members.
Monday 18 September
08.00 - 09.30
Sir Danny Alexander will join Asia House corporate members to discuss the UK’s role in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and whether its commitment to such international organisations will waver post-Brexit.
Thursday 26 October
08.00 - 09.30
Sir Danny Alexander, Vice-President of the AIIB, will be joined by other experts to discuss business opportunities with the AIIB and how London, as a global financial centre, can aid in mobilising private capital to meet infrastructure demands.
Hajime Takata, Chief Economist at the Mizuho Research Institute, will discuss the future prospects of Abenomics as well as wider developments in the global economy.
Political and business leaders from across Asia and the UK will assemble in Hong Kong for Asia House's inaugural conference in the region. They will share insights on the transition to the new trading architecture and the opportunities it will provide.
Monday 27 November
JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong
Jonathan Taylor will discuss green finance and China’s Belt & Road Initiative.
Newly appointed Minister for Asia and the Pacific will brief on FCO priorities for the region.
This conference will explore the potential for future growth of the green bond market in Asia.
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