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E of ESG Series: Incorporating ESG into Real Estate Sector- with actual investment case [Complete] Event Code: 190830LU-CEX
Date 30-Aug-2019
Time 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Venue 14/F, BOC Group Life Assurance Tower, 136 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Speaker(s) Mr. John Welling
Associate Director, Equity Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Fee HKSFA Member(s) at HK$170.0/person
CFA Candidate(s) at HK$170.0/person
Guest(s) and Non-member(s) at HK$340.0/person
This seminar is qualified for 1 CPT hour(s), 1 CE hour(s), 1 RBV CPD hour(s)
Remarks CFA Societies Global Passport Program Eligible 
- Sandwiches and soft drinks will be provided.
- Only Visa and Master Card are accepted for online payment.
- An additional administrative charge of HK$50 will be charged for participant who registers on the event day, please send email to for registration, then a payment link will be sent to you. 
HK$50 walk-in surcharge is imposed on all fees listed.
- To cope with the growing trend of going cashless, 
cash payment is not accepted.  Please ensure the online payment is successfully completed, otherwise the registration may not be processed.

Event Details Add to Calendar

We are pleased to invite Mr. John Welling, Associate Director, Equity Indices of S&P Dow Jones Indices to present at our luncheon on the topic “E of ESG series: Incorporating ESG into Real Estate Sector- with actual investment case”. The luncheon aims to cover the contents below:
  1. The Investment Case for green real estates
  2. Why does ESG matter to Real Estate investor 
  3. Why a specialized approach to measure sustainability is required for real estate companies 
  4. Building benchmark indices to measure green real estate companies and how these indices could be used 
About the Speaker
Mr. John Welling
Associate Director, Equity Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Mr. John Welling is Associate Director of Equity Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). He supports the equity indices product management team’s efforts in developing new benchmarks for market participants and promoting their use among global clients.
Prior to joining S&P DJI, John was Assistant Vice President of Structured Product Sales at HSBC, where he was responsible for improving dealer relationships and developing product distribution strategies.
John holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University.

Rating - General
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.  

CFA Societies Global Passport Program

HKSFA has participated in the CFA Societies Global Passport Program which allows CFA society members to enjoy local society member rate at selected events like this luncheon.  Members of non-HKSFA CFA Institute societies qualify to attend this event at HKSFA member rates.  Please contact HKSFA at to register.