The BEI Forum 2014 took place on 24th June 2014 in Hong Kong
Over 100 representatives of banks, consumer goods companies, agricultural producers and NGOs attended the BEI Forum 2014 in Hong Kong. The event was opened by Antony Jenkins, CEO of Barclays. He was followed by more than 20 speakers in keynotes and panels. The debate extended to the audience, who were actively involved in discussing progress on the BEI's Soft Commodities Compact, developed in co-operation with The Consumer Goods Forum. After the event, delegates mingled at an evening reception, held at The Upper House and sponsored by Barclays, which was also headline sponsor for the event, with Northern Trust, Westpac and Wilmar also sponsoring.
About The BEI
The Banking Environment Initiative was convened in 2010 to lead the banking industry in collectively directing capital towards environmentally and socially sustainable economic development. The group currently comprises 10 global banking institutions stretching across Asia to Europe, the United States and Latin America: BNY Mellon, Barclays, China Construction Bank, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Nomura, Northern Trust, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui and Westpac. Jeremy Wilson, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, Barclays, chairs the working group. The secretariat is provided by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
Read the official BEI Forum 2014 report
The Banking Environment Initiative Forum 2014 was organised on behalf of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership by:
For all enquiries about attending, sponsoring or speaking at future events, contact Diana Henderson