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Environmental, Social and Governance Committee

Updated: 20 Mar 2017
Consists of 5 members -
  • the Board Chairman (as the chairman of the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee (ESG Committee))
  • the Chief Executive of HKEX
  • 3 INEDs
Major roles and functions
  • To develop and review HKEX’s corporate governance (CG) and CSR vision, strategy, framework, principles and policies, and implement the CG and CSR policies laid down by the Board
  • To review and monitor HKEX’s CG and CSR policies and practices to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • To pursue initiatives to promote HKEX’s CG and CSR, and to set corporate objectives, targets, key performance indicators and measures to ascertain performance against prioritised CG and CSR areas as appropriate
  • To prepare the annual CG Report and CSR Report for the Board’s consideration and approval for disclosure
  • To develop the procedures for a Board performance evaluation, and conduct a Board performance evaluation regularly
  • To review and monitor the training and continuous professional development of the Directors and senior management
Operating mode
Meet at least once every year with additional meetings as the work demands

ESG Committee Report
The work done during each financial year is summarised in the ESG Committee Report as contained in the annual report