Liberate HK slogan ‘open and ambiguous’, court hears

A Chinese University professor specialising in communication studies on Wednesday challenged testimony presented at the trial of national security suspect Tong Ying-kit by the prosecution’s expert witness, saying historian Lau Chi-pang failed to see that the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times” could have multiple meanings. Tong Ying-kit,...

Huatai Securities’ Asset Management Unit Joins UN-Supported Principles for Responsible Investment

SHANGHAI, CHINA, Jul 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Huatai Securities Co., Ltd. (601688.CH; 6886.HK; HTSC.LI) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Huatai Securities (Shanghai) Asset Management Co., Ltd. ('HTSCAM' or 'the Company') has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI).As a signatory,...

華泰證券旗下資產管理子公司加入聯合國責任投資原則組織

SHANGHAI, Jul 14, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 華泰證券股份有限公司(股份代號:6886.HK)宣佈,旗下全資子公司華泰證券(上海)資産管理有限公司(「華泰證券資管」)已正式加入聯合國責任投資原則組織(UNPRI)。UNPRI由聯合國前秘書長安南於2006年牽頭發起,旨在幫助投資者理解環境(Environmental)、社會(Social)和公司治理(Governance)等要素(簡稱「ESG」)對投資價值的影響。此次正式加入UNPRI後,華泰證券資管成爲中國加入該組織資管規模最大的券商資管子公司,將承諾遵循UNPRI的原則,繼續踐行責任投資的理念,爲廣大投資者提供更優質的服務。根據UNPRI官網《中國市場的ESG與Alpha》報告,UNPRI六大原則包括:-- 將ESG問題納入投資分析和決策過程-- 成爲積極的所有者,將ESG問題納所有政策和實踐-- 尋求被投資實體對ESG相關問題進行合理披露-- 推動投資業廣泛採納並貫徹落實負責任投資原則-- 齊心協力提高負責任投資原則的實施效果-- 報告負責任投資原則的實施情况和進展近年來,華泰證券資管積極踐行財富管理業務和機構業務「雙輪驅動」戰略,截至2020年底管理規模近6,000億元人民幣,保持著業內領先的投資管理能力和投資業績。華泰證券資管在經營發展與業務層面深入ESG理念,推出多項綠色ABS項目,其中大多爲行業首創,涉及固體廢棄物處理、新能源、碳中和等領域,匹配社會責任投資特性,爲實體企業高效提供了大量、長期、穩定的資金支持,並積極發行疫情防控ABS用於疫情地區的工程設備租賃,爲疫情防控所需的工程設備租賃提供了高效、低成本的金融支持。華泰證券資管將在UNPRI六項責任投資原則指導下構建ESG投研框架、開展ESG與投資體系的整合,在投、融資兩端雙向賦能責任投資,創新ESG産品和綠色資管産品,以期更全面地管理投資風險,發掘對環境和社會能産生長期積極影響的投資機會,增强可持續的長期投資回報,助力資本向善。關於華泰證券華泰證券股份有限公司(「華泰證券」或「公司」)是一家領先的科技驅動型綜合證券集團。自1991年成立以來,華泰證券積極把握中國資本市場改革開放的歷史機遇,在業內率先以金融科技助力轉型,用全業務鏈服務體系爲個人和機構客戶提供專業、多元的證券金融服務,綜合實力和品牌影響力位居國內證券業第一方陣,步入國際化發展的全新階段。如需瞭解更多訊息,請瀏覽 www.htsc.com。媒體垂詢,請聯絡: 哲基傑訊廖志强 Benny Liu 電話:+86 10 6567 5056裴琳 Linda Pui 電話:+852 3103 0118電郵:HTSC@citigatedewerogerson.com Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Shrinath Bolloju, Managing Director, CitiBank, India Joins KGiSL

India/Singapore, July 14, 2021: KG Information Systems Private Limited (KGiSL), a global IT Products, Solutions, and Services provider, today announced the appointment of three banking leaders with impeccable leadership and track record, to support its growth and strategic vision. These senior finance professionals, with considerable expertise and a wealth of...

Honda Issues “Honda Sustainability Report 2021”

TOKYO, Jul 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today issued the "Honda Sustainability Report 2021" outlining Honda's approach to sustainability as well as initiatives Honda has undertaken based on key challenges identified.The Sustainability Report summarizes Honda's corporate activities including: 1) The direction of Honda's...

Hitachi Completes Acquisition of GlobalLogic

TOKYO, Jul 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that it has completed the acquisition of GlobalLogic Inc. ("GlobalLogic") pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement signed on March 31, 2021. As announced in the press release dated March 31, Hitachi...

Beijing denies foreign firms at risk in Hong Kong

Beijing said on Tuesday that it opposed the United States interfering in its internal affairs, in response to a report that Washington will warn US companies of the risks of operating in Hong Kong. Hong Kong's Basic Law and relevant laws clearly protect the interests of foreign investors, Foreign Ministry...

‘Porter could have got Covid from Russian aircrew’

The Centre for Health Protection said on Tuesday that an airport worker might have contracted Covid-19 from crew on a flight from Russia. The 50-year-old porter was on Sunday confirmed to be infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The centre said a genetic analysis showed this case was...

Kindergartens sent books on national security lessons

The government is distributing a book about the national security law to kindergartens in Hong Kong, saying this can help teachers educate children about the legislation. In a circular, education officials said each kindergarten will receive from this month seven copies of a reference book compiled by mainland legal scholars,...

Students’ union is dead to us: Hong Kong University

The University of Hong Kong on Tuesday issued a statement saying it no longer recognises the institution's students' union, just hours after Chief Executive Carrie Lam demanded action against student leaders. Lam told the media she was very angry and ashamed that the union's council had passed a motion expressing...

Yuen Long rampage was indiscriminate violence: judge

A District Court judge said on Tuesday that he is considering imposing heavy sentences on several men involved in the mob attacks in Yuen Long on July 21, 2019, as he described the violence as "indiscriminate" and said the assailants seemed to have “lost their minds”. The court convicted five...

Action must be taken against HKU students: Carrie Lam

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday said the University of Hong Kong should take action against student leaders who passed a motion expressing sadness over the death of a man who stabbed a policeman on July 1. Even though the HKU student union council has since withdrawn and apologised for...

Give the hotpot trio a break: Carrie Lam

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday insisted no further action should be taken against three senior officials who were treated to a free hotpot meal at a private club in March, saying people shouldn't be "too harsh" on them. Last week, it was revealed that immigration and customs chiefs Au...

Plato Data and Butterfly Protocol Leaders Announce Partnership to Leverage Plato’s W3 Blockchain and Integrated Data Environment

US, Jul 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Plato Technologies Inc., the provider of the industry-leading blockchain intelligence platform Plato, will offer the newly created W3 Protocol & Blockchain Registry using the Butterfly Protocol. Butterfly is a premiere creation platform for new blockchain top-level domains and offers tools...

CE: Foreign passport declaration is basic information

Carrie Lam has confirmed that election committee candidates will have to declare whether or not they or their spouse owns a foreign or British National Overseas passport, saying that this was "very basic" information. The chief executive made the comments in response to a question over reports that some ex-officio...