Prof. Mary HO

Prof. Mary HO

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Academic qualifications

  • PhD. The University of Hong Kong
  • MSoc.Sc. The University of Hong Kong, Corporate Environmental Governance
  • MSc. University of London, Public Policy & Managemnt
  • B.A. The University of British Columbia, Political Science


  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Adjunct Assistant Professor, August 2015- present; Lecturer, August 2014 - July, 2015.

  • The University of Hong Kong, Gallant Ho Experiential Learning Centre, Lecturer, August 2012 - July 2014.

  • The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences, Teaching Consultant, August 2008 - July 2011.

  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Applied Social Science, Instructor, February 2007- July 2008.


Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

  • Ho, M. 2014. The social construction perspectives on ESG issues in SRI indices. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 3: 360-373.

  • Ho, M. 2013. Key challenges facing the SRI indices development in China. Society and Business Review, 8: 6-17.

  • Ho, M., and Welford, R. 2006. Case study: power, protests and the police: the shootings at Shanwei. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 13: 233-237.

  • Frost, S., and Ho, M. 2006. The end of the MFA and apparel exports: has good CSR allowed Cambodia to hold steady against China in a Quota Free Environment? Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 13: 37-46.

  • Frost, S., and Ho, M. 2005. Going out: the growth of Chinese foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia and its implication for corporate social responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 12: 157-167.


  • Ho, M. 2008. Corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 22-25 July.

  • Ho, M. 2007. Chinese and Indian ODI: its impact on host countries. Paper presented at the 15th Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development, 16-20 July.


  • Business Ethics

  • Responsible Investment

  • Corporate Sustainability

  • ESG