How Companies Deal with the Issue of Climate Change a talk by Christine Loh with Jean-Paul Bouttes, Teruaki Masumoto and Andrew Brandler
Taking advantage of policy experts and corporate executives passing through Hong Kong on their way to Bali, the seminar provides an opportunity to hear their views on the way forward. The guest speakers are working at the forefront of climate change issues through the United Nations process to help shape the international "post-Kyoto" agreements beyond 2012. This is also a rare opportunity to hear how business leaders from three countries see the climate change issues in the electric power sector- Civic Exchange
Jean-Paul Bouttes has been appointed as EDF Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Prospective and International Affairs on October 2007.
He is EDF and Chairman's Sherpa, for all the e8 operations and affairs, co-chair of the WBCSD Electricity Utilities Sector Project and a member of the French Energy Council Scientific Committee.
Andrew Brandler is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CLP Holdings, the parent company of the CLP Group (formerly China Light and Power Company, Limited).
Christine Loh is the founder and CEO of Civic Exchange, an independent, non-profit public policy think tank. Loh has an English law degree and a Masters of Law degree in Chinese and Comparative Law. She has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Law, honoris causa, by her alma mater, the University of Hull.
Loh has worked in many areas, including law, business, politics, media, and the non-profit sector, but is best known as a leading voice in public policy in Hong Kong, particularly in promoting democracy and environmental protection.
In January 200,7 she was named as Hong Kong Business's "Woman of the Year for 2006."
Teruaki Masumoto is the secretary general of the Japanese Association of the Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea, which advocates for the return of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea and calls for the Japanese government to impose sanctions on the country. On February 1, 2007, he married actress Yuuko Wakamiya.