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    William McGoldrick

    Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, The Nature Conservancy

    Vriko Yu

    Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, ArchiREEF

    Victor Yim

    Head of Fintech, Cyberport Hong Kong

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    In this session, Katherine will explore how NGOs can leverage their resources and influence to make a positive impact on society and the environment. Katherine will discuss the strategies and approaches that NGOs can use to drive meaningful change through investment. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and engage in a thought-provoking conversation on the power of NGOs in creating a better world.

    Ms. Katherine Ho
    Ms. Katherine Ho ESG Director, Rotary Club of Braemar Hill

    In this session, Donna from HK Express will explore the challenges and opportunities for creating a more sustainable aviation industry. We will discuss innovative technologies, alternative fuels, and strategies for reducing carbon emissions. This is a great opportunity to engage with industry experts, share insights, and collectively work towards a greener and more sustainable future for aviation.

    Ms. Donna Sit
    Ms. Donna Sit Sustainability Manager, HK Express

    Why does climate change matter to us? How can one person contribute to saving our planet from boiling heat and extreme weather? This workshop brings together an action plan that requires slight changes to our lives while making big positive impacts to our planet. If you are fairly new to the topic, and want to take the first step, join us!

    Ms. Bertha Shum
    Ms. Bertha Shum CEO, Earthero Studio

    We may sometimes feel that we are not entirely in control of our actions, as if something is eluding us to change our behavior. In this round table discussion, Karen will inspire and motivate individuals to make sustainable choices in their daily lives, and explore how these actions can collectively contribute to a more sustainable future. Are we inherently unable to live up to our beliefs, or can we do things differently?

    Ms. Karen Choi
    Ms. Karen Choi Partnership and Development Lead, Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong

    Mandy and Francesco will share SFI's approaches and strategies used to measure and manage the impact of investment. They will delve into the importance of understanding the different dimensions of impact. The roundtable session will also address challenges and common practices in implementing impact measurement and management frameworks. Attendees will gain valuable insights into how to think about impact and economic outcomes of investment.

    Miss Mandy Chiang
    Miss Mandy Chiang Associate, Sustainable Finance Initiative
    Mr. Francesco Stadler
    Mr. Francesco Stadler Director of Impact Funds & Ventures,Sustainable Finance Initiative

    In this roundtable discussion, Josephine will delve into the opportunities and challenges of investing in innovative technologies to make the built environment more sustainable. Join us to discuss the trends in the sector and potential of linking impact with financial return.

    Mrs. Josephine Dufour
    Mrs. Josephine Dufour Associate, Undivided Ventures

    In this interactive roundtable session, Miranda will share her own experience of transitioning to a career in sustainability. This discussion aims to provide valuable perspectives for those who are exploring opportunities in this rapidly expanding field.

    Ms. Miranda Wong
    Ms. Miranda Wong Assistant General Manager - Sustainability,New World Development

    This roundtable will explore how we can leverage climate science and satellite data to understand, assess and adapt to climate physical risks. Derek will delve into approaches and challenges of conducting physical risk assessments, and share insights on how understanding the projected evolution of climate can help companies manage and adapt to the impact from climate change now.

    Mr. Derek Wu
    Mr. Derek Wu Lead Consultant APAC, AXA Climate

    Miss Diane Wong
    Miss Diane Wong Under Secretary for Environment and Ecology,Environment and Ecology Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

    Mr. KC Lam
    Mr. KC Lam Head of Consulate and Chamber Engagement & Head of Transport and Industrial, Invest Hong Kong, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

    Year by year, we are witnessing increasingly severe climate reactions. July 2023 marked the hottest July on Earth in the last 120,000 years. In Hong Kong, we are also experiencing more frequent extreme weather events. In this session, we will explore the efforts and initiatives taken by Hong Kong to achieve climate resilience and address environmental challenges. Our experts will share their insights on the strategies, policies, and actions taken to promote sustainable development in Hong Kong. From green practices to carbon neutrality goals, we will delve into the city's roadmap to a greener and more sustainable future.

    Mr. Michael Long
    Mr. Michael Long Group Head of Sustainability, New World Development
    Ms. Olivia To
    Ms. Olivia To Senior Manager (Carbon Neutrality) Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Invest Hong Kong, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Prof. WONG Kam Sing
    Prof. WONG Kam Sing Chairman, Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) Charitable Foundation
    Mr. Lam Chiu Ying
    Mr. Lam Chiu Ying Chairman, Hong Kong Countryside Foundation

    Mr. Jeff Tung
    Mr. Jeff Tung Head of Special Projects - Project Management, New World Development Company Limited

    In this session, experts in built environment will explore the importance of integrating green innovation and practices throughout the entire lifecycle of a project. They will share insights and best practices on how to incorporate sustainable principles into each stage, highlighting the positive impact they can have on the environment and our communities.

    Ms. Helen Amos
    Ms. Helen Amos Head of Sustainability Consultancy, Hong Kong, JLL
    Mr. Jason Yip
    Mr. Jason Yip CEO and Executive Director, Kwong Man Kee Group Limited | GYPSO ESG Technologies
    Miss Heather Winsor
    Miss Heather Winsor Sustainability Consultant, Unravel Carbon
    Ms. Jenny Zhang
    Ms. Jenny Zhang Director of ESG and Decarbonisation, Urban Land Institute
    Dr. Tony Ip
    Dr. Tony Ip Director, Tony Ip Green Architects Ltd.

    Mr. Olivier Kuziner
    Mr. Olivier Kuziner General Manager & Partner, Ekimetrics Asia Pacific

    In this session, we will dive into the latest advancements and technologies in the field of clean energy. Our experts will share their insights on how these innovations are reshaping the energy landscape and paving the way for a more sustainable future.

    Ms. Patricia Slawinska
    Ms. Patricia Slawinska Director, Impact Advisory
    Mr. Alan Lo
    Mr. Alan Lo Executive Vice Chairman, GP Energy Tech (GPET)
    Mr. Pubs Abayasiri
    Mr. Pubs Abayasiri Director - Digital Services, CLP
    Dr. Ho Kam Piu
    Dr. Ho Kam Piu Chief Technology Officer, GRST Holdings Limited
    Prof. Angus Yip
    Prof. Angus Yip Associate Director, Hong Kong Institute for Clean Energy, City University of Hong Kong

    Mr. Frederic Bottlang
    Mr. Frederic Bottlang Managing Director, BMW Hong Kong Services Ltd.

    Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion as we explore Hong Kong's path to achieving zero vehicular emissions and driving towards a sustainable future. We will look into the strategies, initiatives, and policies that Hong Kong is implementing to reduce the environmental impact of transportation and pave the way for a greener city. From innovative technologies to sustainable transportation solutions, our expert panelists will share insights and discuss the challenges and opportunities in creating a zero-emissions future for Hong Kong.

    Ms. Sunnie Lau
    Ms. Sunnie Lau Director, Head of Sustainability Research and Industry Collaboration, MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node
    Mr. Ray Leung
    Mr. Ray Leung Managing Director, Hong Kong & Macau BMW Concessionaires (HK) Limited
    Mr. Lawrence Iu
    Mr. Lawrence Iu Executive Director, Civic Exchange
    Dr. Yufeng Wan
    Dr. Yufeng Wan Partner & Head of Impact Investing, Templewater
    Miss. Li Wing Shan
    Miss. Li Wing Shan Business Development Director, Locolla Limited

    Dr. Lei Yao
    Dr. Lei Yao Director, Project Development, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

    In this panel, we will explore the importance of sustainable practices in the fashion industry. From the environmental impact of textile production to ethical considerations in the supply chain, our expert panelists will share insights, challenges, and innovative solutions that can reshape the way we approach fashion. Be part of this conversation and discover how sustainable fashion can lead the path towards a more environmentally conscious and socially responsible industry.

    Mr. Kim Hellström
    Mr. Kim Hellström Program Manager, Climate, H&M Group
    Ms. Aurianne Ricquier
    Ms. Aurianne Ricquier Circular Fashion Programme Director, Redress
    Ms. Eliana Kuo
    Ms. Eliana Kuo Co-CEO & Founder, SPIN.FASHION
    Ms. Karen Du
    Ms. Karen Du Founder, R.I.S.E. Sustainable Consumption Innovation Platform / Sustainable Consumption Partner, Impact Hub Shanghai

    In this panel discussion, experts will explore the power of impact investment and how it can drive positive change through financial decisions. They will share strategies, opportunities, and challenges associated with impact investment, highlighting its potential to create a more sustainable and socially responsible future.

    Mr. Vikalp Sabhlok
    Mr. Vikalp Sabhlok Director, Investment Origination, Asia-Pacific Region Program, NatureVest, The Nature Conservancy
    Mr. William Yuen
    Mr. William Yuen Head of Market Intelligence, BlueOnion
    Mr. Alexander Bent
    Mr. Alexander Bent Co-Founder/Managing Partner, Undivided Ventures
    Ms. Ada Yip
    Ms. Ada Yip Director, WYNG 43 Social Investment
    Mr. Michael Chan
    Mr. Michael Chan Managing Director, MTR Lab Company Limited

    Speaker: Mr Simon Hojka, Project Director, New World Development

    Simon Hojka
    Simon Hojka Project Director, New World Development

    For the property industry that has such permanence and long-term outlook, decisions made at design and construction stage are critical. Architectural experts and specialists from leading companies will share the latest trends and innovations in green building design and construction from Hong Kong and around the world, setting the stage for what we can expect from buildings in the future.

    Felix Pak Ling TANG
    Felix Pak Ling TANG Director, Project and Development, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
    Shing Koon Kwan
    Shing Koon Kwan Director, Leigh & Orange Ltd
    Miranda Wong
    Miranda Wong Senior Manager, Sustainability, New World Development & K11
    Jacques Gauthier
    Jacques Gauthier VP Business Development, Upbrella International

    Number 11 of the UNSDG goals is to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. One important way is to allow nature to connect back to the city, and integrate nature-based solutions in building and urban designs. Experts in the field will share the latest trends in nature-led designs, technology that facilitates the incorporation, and how we can let the city grow together with nature.

    Katy Yung
    Katy Yung Managing Partner, Sustainable Finance Initiative
    Jan Willem Roël
    Jan Willem Roël Chief Technology Officer, FlexBase International Ltd.
    William McGoldrick
    William McGoldrick Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, The Nature Conservancy
    Joy Gai
    Joy Gai Asia Pacific programmes head, World Green Building Council

    Speaker: Ms. Vriko Yu, Co-founder and CEO, ArchiREEF

    Vriko Yu
    Vriko Yu Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, ArchiREEF

    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.

    Devana Ng
    Devana Ng Co-Founder , Invisible Company
    Karen Ho
    Karen Ho Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability, WWF-Hong Kong
    Venisa Chu
    Venisa Chu Regional Sustainability Director, APAC, L'Occitane Group
    Ada Yip
    Ada Yip Chief Empowerment Officer, Urban Spring

    Agriculture, in particular, animal farming, is a major emitter of greenhouse gas and driver of deforestation. The way our food is produced needs to change, yet we are so used to what is served on our plates. This is why scientists and investors are coming up with innovative ways to recreate the same taste, texture and nutritional profiles of animal products, without harm to animals and the environment. In this panel, speakers will be sharing the latest products and investment trends in the sustainable meals, and what it means for our future diets.

    Johanna Chan
    Johanna Chan Director of Ecosystem Innovation, Dream Impact
    Rohit Bhattacharya
    Rohit Bhattacharya Chief Financial Officer, Next Gen Foods
    Sonalie Figueiras
    Sonalie Figueiras Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Green Queen Media
    Maija Itkonen
    Maija Itkonen Chief Executive Officer & co-founder, Onego Bio Ltd

    Ben Wong
    Ben Wong Head of Open Innovation, Eureka Nova, New World Development

    Charles Ng
    Charles Ng Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong

    Climate change is the defining issue of this decade and we are at a defining moment. In this startup panel, entrepreneurs will share their journey on leveraging disruptive technologies to ease climate crisis and the impact they are bringing to the world.

    Natalie Chung
    Natalie Chung Climate and Energy Policy Researcher, Member of the HKSAR Government Green Tech Fund Assessment Committee
    Kenneth Chung
    Kenneth Chung Head, Finance & Capital Markets, Avant
    Entela Benz
    Entela Benz CEO, Intensel
    Anthony Stewart
    Anthony Stewart Chief Financial Officer, Ampd Energy
    Chris Anderson
    Chris Anderson Chief Executive Officer, Vantem Global Inc.

    Keynote by representative Professor Michael Leung, Professor, Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund Professor of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong

    LEUNG Kwok Hi Michael
    LEUNG Kwok Hi Michael Professor, Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund Professor of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong

    To tackle a global climate crisis, the financial tools and data infrastructure that supports green tech can be as important as the technology itself. Experts and entrepreneurs in the sector of green finance and data will share the technological infrastructure that needs to be set up to power everything from carbon markets and ESG reporting, to cleantech projects and impact investments.

    Mark Blick
    Mark Blick Diginex, CEO
    Jack Lin
    Jack Lin President, Mio Tech
    Ellie Tang
    Ellie Tang Director, Sustainable Investing, Fidelity International
    Edward Lau
    Edward Lau Chief Financial Officer, New World Development
    Victor Yim
    Victor Yim Head of Fintech, Cyberport Hong Kong
    Jasmine Duan
    Jasmine Duan Investment Strategist , RBC Wealth Management

    A less considered side of the ever-expanding Internet is the carbon emissions of electricity used to power data centres. How are software and Web3 companies reducing/offsetting their carbon emissions? Leading experts and entrepreneurs from the sector will share their insights on the role data plays in planning for sustainability, as well as measures taken to reduce and offset their impact on the environment.

    Kenta Sato Solutions Architect , Amazon Web Services (AWS Japan)
    Davis bookhart
    Davis bookhart Director, Sustainability/ Net-Zero Office, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Lee Williamson
    Lee Williamson Regional Editorial Director, Power & Purpose and Business Director, Gen.T, Hong Kong, Tatler Asia
    Chris Georgen
    Chris Georgen Founder & Managing Director, Topl

    Keynote by Mr Martijm Oremus- Managing Director, BMW Regional Office Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau

    Martijn Oremus
    Martijn Oremus Managing Director BMW Group Importer Region Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan

    Thought leaders will discuss mobility beyond electric vehicles. This panel will offer a holistic view on “urban mobility of the future”, and how various components form a future-ready transportation system to achieve the smart and sustainable needs of Hong Kong.

    Jason Yuen
    Jason Yuen Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SOCIF Limited
    Peggy Tse
    Peggy Tse Chief Strategy Officer, Good City Foundation
    Sunnie S.Y. Lau
    Sunnie S.Y. Lau Director, Head of Smart City Research and Industry Collaboration, MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node
    Simon Ng
    Simon Ng Chief Executive Officer, Business Environment Council

    Electric vehicles (EVs) have become popular in recent years but are yet far from mainstream. What will accelerate their growth in the upcoming decade? Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the electric vehicle ecosystem will share insights on infrastructure needs, technological innovations and policy changes that are required to support the growing EV industry.

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    Richard Lai
    Richard Lai Editor-in-Chief, Engadget Chinese
    Geir Bjørkeli
    Geir Bjørkeli Chief Executive Officer, Corvus Energy
    Gene Soo
    Gene Soo Head of Ecosystem - Global Innovation, MTR

    With so much capital being invested into sustainability and climate technologies, how do investors ensure that their capital and investment is going towards technologies, companies & innovations that are making a real impact and are not just greenwashing?

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    Djoann Fal
    Djoann Fal General Partner, The Atlas Capital
    Elsa Pau
    Elsa Pau Founder and CEO, BlueOnion
    Amie Shuttleworth
    Amie Shuttleworth Head of Sustainable Investment, Undivided Ventures
    Mingles Tsoi
    Mingles Tsoi Chief eXploration Officer, ParticleX
    Manna Chong
    Manna Chong Manager - Technology Innovation, Eureka Nova, New World Development

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    • Date : September 2, 2022 - September 2, 2022
    • Time : 12:00 pm - 11:59 am (UTC+0)

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    • start date Start Date: September 2, 2022
    • Organizer Organizer: Ms. Miranda Wong
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    • Designation Designation: Assistant General Manager - Sustainability,New World Development