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IPCC scientists have warned that a 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in temperatures is a crucial threshold for avoiding the most dangerous and irreversible effects of climate change. 

 

To prevent the planet from passing the point of no return, this is the defining decade.

Karen Ho

Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability, WWF-Hong Kong

    Karen Ho is the Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability for WWF-Hong Kong. She works with stakeholders across public and private sectors as well as civil society to make Hong Kong a sustainable city, including advocacy on net-zero circular economy and science-based target setting, tackling climate change and energy issues, mainstreaming sustainability best practices and ESG reporting, fostering low-carbon business transformation and collaboration to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, and promoting nature-based solutions to address societal challenges such as climate change, human health, food and water security, and disaster risk reduction effectively and adaptively. An accomplished senior executive, Karen held senior management positions in several Fortune 500 companies prior to joining WWF.

    All Sessions by Karen Ho

    2:50 pm - 3:25 pm
    Reimagining Waste Reduction

    Advancing UNSDGs Through Sustainable Production and Consumption

    How can businesses play a role in advancing the UNSDGs? By carefully taking social and environmental considerations into their business planning, and holding themselves accountable for sustainability goals. Speakers from leading sustainable brands and related ecosystem players will share insights on how to create business models and practices that can truly realise the UNSDGs within their industry.

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