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HSBC Sustainable Future Forum: New Perspectives

March 16, 2023

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Open Remarks and Introductions, Celine Herweijer, Chief Sustainability Officer
followed by
View From The Top – Chief Sustainability Officers, Moderator: Gerry Keefe, HSBC’s Head of Global Banking, Americas


Meet the leading CSOs who are driving some of today’s most ambitious net zero strategies.  We will discuss how they created and secured senior-level buy-in for those strategies, where the biggest challenges lie, and how finance and investments are playing a key role in advancing progress

Moderator: Gerry Keefe, Head of Global Banking, America, HSBC


  • Noel Kinder, Chief Sustainability Officer, NIKE, Inc.
  • Roger Martella, Chief Sustainability Officer, The General Electric Company
  • Shamina Singh, Founder & President Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Executive Vice President of Sustainability at Mastercard

Finance and Sustainability – The ESG Imperative, Moderator: Patrice A. Altongy, Head of Debt, Capital Markets Americas, HSBC Global Banking


One signal of our changing times is the ever-increasing role that the CFO and treasury and finance teams play in driving a company’s net zero and sustainability strategies.  Join us for a robust discussion with finance leaders from companies who have made bold sustainability commitments.  Hear how CFOs and their teams’ have integrated this into their priorities, upskilled themselves on ESG, and how they work effectively across the many stakeholders (including banks) internally and externally to drive for meaningful change

Moderator: Patrice A. Altongy, Head of Debt, Capital Markets Americas, HSBC Global Banking


  • Kimberly DeTrask, EVP and Treasurer of State Street 
  • Heike Reichelt, Treasury and Head of Investor Relations and Sustainable Finance, World Bank
  • Tony Masone, Vice President, Treasurer, Amazon

Research Discussion on Trends in the US Market, Camila Sarmiento, Research Analyst, HSBC
followed by
Finance as a Catalyst for Climate Technology, Moderator: Mark Hillhouse, Head of Sustainable Finance, US Commercial Banking, HSBC


Every economic transition has been led by technology and the effort to achieve Net-Zero will be no different.  Join us for a discussion of exciting technologies and the financing that will help bring these technologies to every business, household, and government around the world.

Moderator: Mark Hillhouse, Head of Sustainable Finance, US Commercial Banking, HSBC


  • Hans Kobler, Founder and Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners
  • Mario Fernandez – Head of Catalyst, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
  • Michelle Zhu, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Huue
  • Samuel Graham, Principal, Greenbelt Capital Partners

Perspectives Across the Energy Transition
Moderator: Anoushka Mehta, HSBC’s Head of ESG Banking, Americas
followed by
Keynote Address: Nathaniel Bullard, Senior Contributor, Bloomberg Green
followed by
Closing Remarks: Gerry Keefe, HSBC Head of Global Banking, Americas


Join us to hear different perspectives across the energy transition from market leading voices across corporates, investors and cutting-edge technologies

Moderator: Anoushka Mehta, Head of ESG Banking – HSBC


  • Dr. Ricaurte Vásquez, Administrator, Panama Canal
  • Andy Bose, Head of Ecosystems and Data Partnerships, Xpansiv
  • Joshua Linder, Senior Credit Analyst & Lead Sustainability Research for Fixed Income, APG Asset Management US Inc.
  • Paul Mulé, SVP, Finance and Head of Corporate Development, Arcadia Power, Inc.

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