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04/11/2016

Rethinking Impact and Our Low-Carbon Future with Christiana Figueres

With dramatic climate events frequently making headlines and better-than-expected progress arising from the COP21 Paris agreement last December, nearly 200 guests from across Asia gathered in Hong Kong to explore ways to help the world transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon footing.

Click on the image below to hear Christiana Figueres.

Entrepreneurs, family business owners, students and game changers listened on as Lombard Odier Group  (“LO Group”) Senior Managing Partner Patrick Odier and LO Group Head of Asia Vincent Duhamel outlined LO Group’s longstanding link with sustainability as an independent wealth manager that has evolved constantly to survive over 40 crises and 220 years.

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The mantra of this “maison” to constantly rethink the status quo was reflected in opening remarks by keynote speaker Christiana Figueres, the former head of the UN Climate Convention who stepped down in July after leading global efforts to agree on a regulatory framework to combat climate change.

“It is really quite heartening to see that an institution as old, as wise and as young as Lombard Odier continues to rethink the impact it is having because the impact needs to be rethought and rethought and rethought every time,” said Figueres.

Following her speech on the path to a low-carbon future, a senior Hong Kong political figure addressed the audience on local initiatives aimed at addressing the impacts of global warming.

Two lively panels ensued during the Post-COP21 Rendez-vous afternoon forum attended by guests from Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Europe.

Leading sustainability professionals representing major companies anchored in Hong Kong and environmental bodies discussed ways in which they are pursuing low-carbon strategies alongside a social start-up that is tackling climate change and food security issues.

img5.jpgLombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) SA (“LOAM”) Head of Impact Investing, Bertrand Gacon, showcased our expertise in the climate bond arena during a discussion on green finance, joined by the founders of a leading wealth manager and Europe-Asia family office.

The umbrella Rethinking Impact event extended into the evening, when Michelin-star chef Paulo Airaudo from Geneva and award-winning Hong Kong-based chef Agustin Balbi staged a stunning “duet” dinner focused on sustainable food sources at the Ocean restaurant by the sea.






On the second day, our clients joined a morning of discussion on efforts to ensure the sustainability of our seas, moderated by a UN climate hero, as well as approaches by companies to park funds in low-carbon and green investments.

In a panel featuring heavyweights from the investment world LOAM Head of Socially Responsible Investing Robert de Guigne highlighted innovative new tools developed in-house to track the carbon and energy transmission footprints of client investments.

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The event drew widespread praise from participants for opening their eyes to the progress and remaining challenges associated with global efforts to realise ambitions to limit global warming and to make the world more sustainable.

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