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Speakers - Mr Pat-Nie Woo

Mr Pat-Nie Woo
Partner of Business Reporting and Sustainability

Pat is a Partner of Business Reporting and Sustainability at KPMG who oversees Corporate Social Responsibility as well as being a core member of the KPMG China Steering Committee on Climate Change & Sustainability (“CC&S”). He is also a member of the KPMG Global CC&S network.

He has been active for over 10 years in the field of sustainable development in his previous capacity as a director at Central Textiles. Through his leadership Central Textiles was the first textile company in Asia to issue a Sustainability Report under the Global Reporting Initiatives (“GRI”) Guidelines in 2008. The report subsequently received an award from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”).

Through his initiatives Central Textiles subsequently won the Gold Award for the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta Environmental Award in 2012 and the Hong Kong Award for Environmental Excellence – Manufacturing Sector in 2013.

For his contribution to the textile industry with regards to sustainability, Pat received the Young Industrialist of the Year award from the Federation of Hong Kong Industries in 2009.

Pat currently serves on the United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP) on their Sustainable Business Network Task Force on Banking and Finance.

He is also in the market development committee of the Financial Services Development Council (“FSDC”) where he is supporting the government’s initiative to develop the green finance ecosystem and he is also a founding member of Hong Kong’s Green Finance Taskforce.

He currently also serves as the Chairman of the CSR Committee at American Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Energy and Environmental Committee at the British Chamber of Commerce.