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Enterprise and the Environment

Enterprise and the Environment

Evening Presentation by Professor Gordon L. Clark, Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

Drinks reception at 6:30 pm
Presentation at 7:00 pm
Close at 8:00 pm

 

As companies are increasingly paying attention to their global footprint, what is the role of corporations in climate change mitigation and adaptation? What are the challenges faced by companies in the stewardship of natural resources? What are the prospects for international agreement on climate change mitigation?

Professor Gordon L Clark is the Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford with cross appointments in the Saïd Business School and the School of Geography and the Environment. As part of his responsibilities as Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, he is an advisor to companies on issues such as long-term environmental performance. With Towers Watson, he led a team of Oxford academics on a year-long consultation with 25 of the world’s leading investment houses as regards the nature and scope of investment in the context of long-term environmental change. Professor Clark holds a Professorial Fellowship at St Edmund Hall (Oxford), is the Sir Louis Matheson Distinguished Visiting Professor at Monash University’s Faculty of Business and Economics and is a Visiting Professor at Stanford University. Previous academic appointments have been at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the University of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz School and Monash University. Professor Clark was recently identified as one of the world’s four most influential academics in the field of investment management, and is one of the most-cited social scientists in the world, with over 10 books to his name and more than 150 published papers in refereed journals.

Presented with the University of Oxford
 

Event Details

13 May 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

HK$200 Asia Society members; HK$250 Non-members