Valerie Kwan

Valerie Kwan

Director, Stewardship & Corporate Engagement

Valerie oversees corporate and investor initiatives including the global investor engagement initiative, Climate Action 100+. Valerie and the team work alongside investors to engage with companies that are systemically important greenhouse gas emitters.

Prior to joining AIGCC, she was a manager in EY, Climate Change and Sustainability Services in Hong Kong and has advised clients on sustainability and risk management strategies.

Valerie’s career in sustainability started in 2013 when she worked as an ESG advisor and conducted environmental and social due diligence for private equity clients.

Prior to that she worked in public affairs and public relations in Hong Kong. Valerie holds a MSSc in Business and Community from the University of Bath and is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Collaboration across sectors, between steelmakers and investors necessary to develop a roadmap for a structured green transformation of Asia’s steel sector

19 October 2023

AIGCC convened a special closed-door, Chatham House roundtable in October 2023. The roundtable particularly discussed ways to create an enabling environment for a structured green transformation of Asia’s steel sector.

Memorandum on the Transformation of the Steel Sector in Asia

Meeting Notes | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | October 2023

AIGCC convened a multi-stakeholder, Chatham House roundtable with the support of peer networks in October. It signalled the start of one of the Climate Action 100+ sectoral focus for industries in Asia, as the initiative progresses to its next phase. The steel sector is responsible for over 7% of global

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High Emitting Companies Show Progress On Ambition, Few Detailed Plans Of Action

18 October 2023

The results show that most focus companies are not moving fast enough to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement and reduce investors’ risk.

Latest Net Zero Company Benchmark results show slow progress for Australian focus companies

27 September 2023

Australian focus company assessments released early to provide investors with updated Benchmark data ahead of regional AGMs.

Climate Action 100+ Japan signatory meeting

Working Group Meeting | Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan | 29 September 2023 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Timezone: Asia/Tokyo
Climate Action 100+ is organising an in-person Japan signatory meeting to update Japan-based signatories about Phase 2 of the initiative, and to discuss corporate engagement structure, stewardship tools and strategies.