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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.

Venisa Chu

Regional Sustainability Director, APAC, L'Occitane Group

    Venisa leads L’Occitane Group’s sustainability transformation in Asia Pacific focusing on its 3 key priorities of climate, biodiversity and diversity and inclusion. She strategizes APAC region’s efforts in contributing to the Group’s ambition to become B Corp certified by 2023. With over 15 years of experience in the sustainability, retail, real estate, and technology sectors, her expertise lies in stakeholder engagement, business operations and strategy, and risk mitigation covering markets in Canada, US, Singapore and Hong Kong, China. Venisa holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

    All Sessions by Venisa Chu

    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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