Star Anise hosts its second webinar of the ESG and sustainability series

by Press Team in News & Press

DatePosted on June 25, 2021 at 06:16 PM
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Businesses have been paying more attention to the environmental, social, and corporate governance (“ESG”) area. Star Anise is pleased to host its second webinar of the ESG and sustainability series.

Join us on 29 June 2021 (Tuesday) at 12:45 pm Hong Kong time (GMT +8) as our Co-Managing Director Annie Tang moderates an interactive discussion with Vivien Teu, Partner and Head of Asset Management & ESG at Dentons Hong Kong LLP, and Edena Low, Founder and CEO of The AdviXory.

The topical webinar will share insights on:

  • ESG and sustainable business practices moving mainstream
  • Role and opportunities for lawyers
  • Challenges in this rapidly growing area

Our Guest speakers are:

Vivien Teu is Partner, Head of Asset Management & ESG, Dentons Hong Kong LLP and Global ESG Leadership Group, Sustainable Finance Co-Lead at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. She is also an Advisory Board Member of the AVPN, a leading ecosystem builder that is increasing the flow of capital into the social sector and Asia’s largest impact funders network. Prior to joining Dentons, Vivien founded her law firm in 2015, grew the firm within 3 years into a successful platform offering multiple practice areas, and has been a market pioneer in dedicated ESG and impact focus across the firm’s corporate, funds, finance, private wealth and charities practice. She is the first Asia Pacific member of an international network of impact lawyers and a Hong Kong Board Member of EMpower, the Emerging Markets Foundation, a not-for-profit supporting efforts in emerging countries for at-risk youth.

Edena Low is Founder and CEO of The AdviXory, a global Advisory Practice that helps organisations navigate challenges in business and supply chains through public affairs, sustainability and human capital strategies. Prior to this, Edena spent 11 years at Mattel Inc. where she led global teams in the implementation of strategies across the corporation in sustainability, social compliance and audit, health and safety, public affairs and legal matters. Her efforts led to a significant reduction in workplace injuries and critical issues at factories worldwide, improvements in practices related to combatting modern slavery, and the adoption of environmentally sustainable approaches across its operations, products and packaging. She currently chairs the Ethical Toy Program, the ethical supply chain program for the global toy and entertainment industry. She also sits on the Risk Committee of the Board at Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong.

To register for the webinar, please click here. The webinar is not open to the press.

About Star Anise

Star Anise is a leading independent recruitment firm based in Hong Kong specialising in the fields of legal and compliance recruitment. Founded by two former practising Big Law lawyers, since 2010 we have grown into one of the most trusted and reliable names in the legal and compliance recruitment field, acting for major international law firms, conglomerates, banking and financial institutions, listed companies, regulatory bodies and multi-national companies.

With expert knowledge of the legal and compliance jobs markets in Hong Kong, we cover skilled and qualified professionals at all levels ranging from private practice partners and lawyers, general counsels and in-house counsels, CCOs and compliance professionals, company secretaries, and support staff.

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