ReThink HK 2022 : Video-on-Demand
2021 Green Monday Summit

Green Monday Food & Sustainability Summit

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In partnership with Green Monday Group, ReThink HK 2022 will co-host Green Monday Food & Sustainability Summit.

The Green Monday Food & Sustainability Summit is designed to explore the business of sustainable F&B, and how industry leaders and stakeholders can unify to devise roadmaps for sustainable food solutions that fully integrate into corporate governance and strategies to create step changes.

Key discussions will address corporates’ response and input to plant-based offerings in Hong Kong, innovations and collaborations to tackle food waste, long-distance food supply chains and implications for climate and nature.

Day 2 – Thursday 06 Oct 2022

10:30 – 10:45

Opening Welcome: Ten Years of Making Change Happen

As climate change has become the biggest threat to our planet, corporate sustainability is more critical than ever. “Green Monday ESG Coalition” is an alliance to unify businesses with concrete and actionable plant-based solutions to catalyze the world towards a healthier and sustainable food ecosystem.

Learnings

  • Food is at the nexus of multiple global pressing issues
  • Shifting to a plant-centric diet promotes good health, a greener workplace, contributes to socially responsible investing and hence a more sustainable economy
  • Green Monday provides holistic and green strategies to fully integrate into corporate governance

Post-Event Actions

  • Let’s “make change happen” – small changes that we all make as individuals can transform into huge impact to the environment and our planet
  • As IPCC report issued ‘code red for humanity’, let’s rethink our relationship with food
  • The clock is ticking. Every business and individual in the world should embrace plant-based lifestyle or Green Monday. It is one of the easiest ways to save the planet and protect our own future.

Speakers

David Yeung

Co-Founder and CEO

Green Monday Group

David Yeung

Co-Founder and CEO

Green Monday Group

David Yeung is the founder and CEO of Green Monday Group. He is also an environmental advocate known for his commitment in tackling some of the world’s most pressing issues of climate change, food insecurity and public health as well as empowering individuals, communities, and corporations towards sustainable, healthy, and mindful living. David’s work has earned a number of awards including “EY Entrepreneur of The Year Award 2020”, “Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2018” by the Schwab Foundation and the World Economic Forum, an “Ashoka Fellowship” by the Ashoka Foundation and the “Cathay ChangeMaker 2020” by Cathay Pacific Airways.

10:45 – 11:35

The New Green Consumer: Sustainability Trends Shaping F&B Retail

Retailers hold immense power to drive changes in food production, distribution and consumption for a more sustainable future. How is the industry adapting to the realities of climate change, the global sustainability agenda and rapidly changing consumer preferences? Hear from leaders in this space on how they’re making the jump and implementing sustainability measures that align with the values of consumers and stakeholders.

Learnings

  • How is the F&B retail sector innovating for changing buying habits, increasing consumer desire to understand the provenance and journey of their food, as well as preventing waste and social inequities?
  • How can industry players better work with their suppliers, rethink operations, and engage their customer bases to provide transparency and support sustainable purchasing and consumption, while identifying new growth products and services?
  • How are industry players responding to inflation, while balancing commitments and strategies for sustainability?

Post-Event Actions

  • Rethink the state of play in Hong Kong, and how the retail sector can move forward as a leader in environmental and social stewardship.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Jessie Lee

Corporate Philanthropy General Manager, Greater China, Bloomberg

Bloomberg L.P.

Jessie Lee

Corporate Philanthropy General Manager, Greater China, Bloomberg

Bloomberg L.P.

Jessie Lee oversees Bloomberg’s Greater China corporate philanthropy and APAC education programs. Previously, Jessie served as the China Program General Manager for the Goldman Sachs Foundation, helping lead the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy efforts. She also served as the Chief Operations Officer for the Berggruen Institute China Center.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

1) Increase renewable energy and reduce fossil fuels import 2) Enhance and build more recycling facilities.

Rebekah Bradley

Sales and Marketing Director

Slowood / Greenroot

Rebekah Bradley

Sales and Marketing Director

Slowood / Greenroot

Over the last 9 years, Rebekah has immersed herself in start-ups within F&B and FMCG industries, working across markets including New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong with experience spanning B2B, B2C and D2C. It’s important that the companies Rebekah joins ‘have a heart’ and actions are changing the world for a more sustainable future.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Greater accessibility to zero waste products – more accessible in terms of price and proximity. I’d like to see leading retailers prioritising such products and make changes to existing ranges, store wide. Great impact is possible when we all make small changes collectively, and increasing accessibility makes this more possible for the public.

Crystal Chan

Vice President – Corporate Affairs & Impact

McDonald’s Hong Kong

Crystal Chan

Vice President – Corporate Affairs & Impact

McDonald’s Hong Kong

Crystal Chan possesses extensive experience in corporate communications, sustainability and stakeholder engagement.

She is a member of the Board of Examiners of HKMA’s Sustainability Awards 2022, the MBA Alumni Advisory Board of HKUST, the Advisory Board of HKUST Connect and the board of JUST FEEL, a registered NGO advocating for compassionate communication.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Sustainability in action

Raymond Mak

Co-founder & CEO

Farmacy HK Limited

Raymond Mak

Co-founder & CEO

Farmacy HK Limited

Raymond is the co-founder and CEO of Farmacy HK Limited, the 1st urban farming technology company in Asia creating Smart Mobile Farms with cloudbased control capabilities for highly urbanized cities. Farmacy is one of the pioneers in driving new green movement locally, with the mission of enabling ecological farming of safe and fresh produce right in the city heart through decentralized Smart Mobile Farms and data-driven farming technologies.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

To develop an innovative and sustainable agriculture solution by combining environmental protection and green farming into one. We hope more people can work as partners to build a better and sustainable world together.

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11:35 – 12:25

Serving up Sustainability: Navigating a New Era in Hospitality

The hospitality industry has been shifting its focus and taking a more robust approach towards F&B sustainability. In face of environmental and social challenges exacerbated further by the pandemic, industry players are coming together to explore ideas, solutions and strategies of how to embed sustainability practices into all elements of their value chains and operations.

Learnings

  • What is the state of play in Hong Kong?
  • How can hospitality industry players move away from symbolic initiatives to those that champion long-term environmentally and socially responsible food business, monitor their impact and provide transparency to investors, employees and customers?
  • What are some best practices being adopted by industry players to promote food sustainability and environmental and social stewardship?

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on how F&B hospitality players are adapting strategies and solutions to embed sustainability into their value chains and operations.
  • Rethink changing customer preferences for more healthy and meaningful experiences that are respectful of the environment and communities.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Sindy Wong

Head, Tourism and Hospitality

Invest Hong Kong

Sindy Wong

Head, Tourism and Hospitality

Invest Hong Kong

Sindy started her career in PR and advertising field and moved on to banking and tourism companies. She has been working for InvestHK for more than a decade, assisted hundreds of foreign companies to set up and expand in HK. Recently she is focusing efforts on promotion of carbon neutrality projects with particular interests in foodtech and food waste reduction.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Less food waste, eat more local produce.

Pippo Au

Head of Supply Chain

Maxim’s Group

Pippo Au

Head of Supply Chain

Maxim’s Group

Pippo is the supply chain head leading the strategic procurement and planning for multiple restaurants concepts in Hong Kong & Macau. He is also one of the functional lead in company’s sustainability committee who drives various sustainable initiatives from program development to execution.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

More successful industry best practice models and solution platforms developed to facilitate scalable roll-out into significant impact to the society.

Roman Ghale

Co-founder

Penicillin Hong Kong

Roman Ghale

Co-founder

Penicillin Hong Kong

Roman is a hospitality professional and began his career at the age of 19. He has a passion to provide quality F&B services. Throughout his journey, Roman has worked under several prestigious international hotel brands including Mandarin Oriental and Swire Hotels Group in Hong Kong.

Committed to provide a personal hospitality experience, Roman decided to open Hemingway inspired experimental cocktail bar “THE OLD MAN” – HK together with his partners in 2017.

Roman now is one of the Co-founder of The Hong Kong most dynamic and upbringing beverages spot “PENICILLIN”, and it is Hong Kong’s first sustainable bar with closed loop model of production.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Under the pandemic, it is a tough year for F&B industry in 2022 but I hope everyone will not forget our responsibility being part of the planet. We should remember that every tiny forces brought together will make a great impact. Therefore, we should do whatever we can do for our future generation, despite it can only reduce the use of straws or even a piece of paper, it would help a lot to keep up and the beauty and vibrant of this city.

Patrick Ho

Deputy Head, Sustainable Development

Swire Properties Limited

Patrick Ho

Deputy Head, Sustainable Development

Swire Properties Limited

Patrick is responsible for formulating and executing the Sustainable Development 2030 Strategy for Swire Properties’ global operations across Hong Kong, Chinese Mainland and U.S.A. portfolios. Through engaging stakeholders, setting science-based targets and developing action plans, he leads a team to manage the full spectrum of the Company’s environmental, social and economic impact and to integrate ESG considerations into every facet of the Company’s business.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I hope to see HK able to establish a science-based approach to guide its efforts on decarbonisation and resource circularity.

Iris Lam

Director of Sustainability, Global Development

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Iris Lam

Director of Sustainability, Global Development

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Iris Lam is the Director of Sustainability, Global Development for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG). Iris supports the Group’s sustainability governance structure and actively leads and collaborates with a team of likeminded and passionate colleagues and stakeholders across the globe towards achieving sustainability aspirations and initiatives. She bridges her passion for smart design with an eagerness to explore innovative business solutions that are responsible, sustainable, and truly address climate change concerns.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I would personally like to see concerns from the greater business community be heard and well supported by forthcoming government dialogue, which lead to impactful policies and infrastructure investment.

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12:25 – 13:15

Our Food Takeaway and Delivery Ecosystem: Innovations and Collaborations for a Sustainability Makeover

As a consequence of COVID-19, takeaways and food deliveries – which were already popular even before the pandemic – have burgeoned in Hong Kong, attracting concerns about the waste generated from increased use of single-use packaging materials, food waste as well as transport and other emissions.

Learnings

  • An estimated 3.9 billion disposable foodservice packaging items were used and discarded by Hong Kong consumers in 2019, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by Eat Without Waste.
  • The impact of food packaging materials upstream and downstream
  • What best practices and tools can industry adopt to tackle single-use foodservice packaging, as well as minimise food waste and reduce carbon footprints?

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on how industry players can work with suppliers, customers and internal and external stakeholders to implement sustainability strategies that achieve commercials goals as well as contribute to the care of our planet.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Cintia Nunes

Director

The Mills Fabrica

Cintia Nunes

Director

The Mills Fabrica

Cintia Nunes is the Director of The Mills Fabrica and focuses on leading the team to become the go-to platform for sustainability, impact and innovation in the techstyle (technology x lifestyle) and agrifood tech space via Fabrica’s investment portfolio, incubation programme, spaces and Fabrica’s environmental and social impact accountability.

Prior to joining Fabrica, Cintia worked in strategy, insights and marketing at a FMCG MNC where she focused on consumer behavioral assessment and formalizing business strategies for more than 10 brands. She then pivoted to a Series A apparel startup where she helped drive brand awareness, customer acquisition, retail and customer experience. Subsequently, she joined one of the social impact led platform where she helped to pivot their business model and soon became one of the prominent ecosystem system builders in Hong Kong through advocacy, bridging of resources and strategic partnerships.

With strong passion in driving social impact and systemic change, she is a strong advocate in cross-sector collaborations. She holds a BSc Economics degree from the University College London.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

More cross-sector collaborations and partnerships for greater synergy to realize systemic, sustainability goals.

Woody Chan

CSR & Sustainability Manager

foodpanda Hong Kong

Woody Chan

CSR & Sustainability Manager

foodpanda Hong Kong

From tackling the takeaway plastics crisis to achieving net zero, Woody works closely with restaurant partners, NGOs, industry leaders and other stakeholders to develop and implement foodpanda Hong Kong’s sustainability strategy. His goal is to help the food delivery and q-commerce sector minimise its environmental impact and transition to a more sustainable business model

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Regulation of takeaway single-use plastics and Municipal Waste Charging Scheme to launch as soon as possible!

Matt Reid

CEO & Co-founder

KIN Food Halls

Matt Reid

CEO & Co-founder

KIN Food Halls

Matt Reid is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Steelhead Group which includes Maximal Concepts, KIN Food Halls, Far North Productions, Plastic Conscious and Disruption Labs, with long time business partner, Malcolm Wood. Steelhead Group is a symbiotic group of companies across four primary verticals; hospitality, environmentalism, wellness and content production. Each business draws from the other; all grounded in core areas of passion and disruptive ideas harnessing creativity, innovation, powerful content, branding, strategy and design. Everything is led by the desire to use business to create positive impacts and a triple bottom line mentality.

Helga Vanthournout

Director

Wealth of Flows Consulting / ADM Capital Foundation

Helga Vanthournout

Director

Wealth of Flows Consulting / ADM Capital Foundation

Helga helps organisations around the globe set powerful sustainability agendas and find the straightest path towards circular models. Through Wealth of Flows Consulting and ADM Capital Foundation, she brings over 20 years of professional experience, accumulated at McKinsey & Company, the European Chemicals Bureau, and others. Helga authored many critically acclaimed reports on the Circular Economy, including with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Get the new HKSAR government set its sights on a more comprehensive, powerful waste management strategy for Hong Kong. Continue to initiate, and make circular economy models more accessible for HK companies.

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14:10 – 15:00

FoodTech: Innovations to Accelerate Our Transition Towards a Sustainable Food Ecosystem

In response to the coronavirus pandemic and demands of customers with healthier habits, the agrifood sector has shown agility by embracing digital transformation to create new business models and foster disruptive solutions for food system efficiency and sustainability.

Learnings

  • FoodTech is an emerging ecosystem made of agrifood entrepreneurs and startups exploring how technology can be leveraged for contemporary challenges, such as food security, population growth, climate change and food waste, in all stages – from food design, production, distribution to consumption.
  • What is the state of play in Hong Kong?
  • What are some significant trends in foodtech? Perspectives from biotechnological innovations, trading platforms and more.

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on current and emerging trends in foodtech, and the potential they have to solve problems along the whole food chain system, such as climate change, food waste, traceability, amongst others.
  • Rethink how your company and industry can better collaborate and contribute to building a greener and more sustainable food system.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC; Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms, Hong Kong

KPMG

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC; Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms, Hong Kong

KPMG

Anson joined KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999 and is currently a Partner based in the Hong Kong office heading up the Consumer & Retail Practice in the ASPAC region. He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group as well as being a member of the Global Technology Innovation Centre and the Cluster Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice based in Hong Kong.

Anson has been active in driving a number of thought leadership reports and executive briefings for senior executives covering innovation and consumers in China and across Asia. He has worked with many corporates to understand the complex markets we live in and current levels of disruption being seen with recent reports including Global Mobile Payments, Consumers & Convergence, Mobilizing Innovation: The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, The Rise of the Digital Multi-tasker, Be a Smarter Start-up, MNCs in China, Made in China 2025, China’s Connected Consumers, Global Connected Consumers, Connecting Hong Kong – Perspectives on our future as a smart city, Connected Cities – insights across the ASPAC region and The Changing Face of Commerce series.

Today, he not only mentors the next generation of go-to-market professionals at KPMG but continues to work with a growing number of C-level executives as a trusted advisor in providing the best in client innovation whilst acting as the Lead Partner for a number of strategic accounts in both the consumer and technology arena across the Asia Pacific region.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the globe and has completed his Executive Masters in Technology & Innovation with the Poly University as well as the MIT Executive Leadership & Innovation Program.

Anita Chau

Head of Ecosystem Development

Cyberport

Anita Chau

Head of Ecosystem Development

Cyberport

Felix Cheung

Founder and CEO

IXON

Felix Cheung

Founder and CEO

IXON

Felix Cheung is the founder and CEO of IXON, a Hong Kong startup that specializes in food preservation. He is one of two co-inventors of advanced sous-vide aseptic packaging, a sterilization-cum-packaging technology that enables sous vide food to be stored at room temperature for up to two years. Felix holds a doctorate degree in plasma physics from University of Sydney and a master degree in food analysis and food safety management at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Jessica Lam-Wong

Director, Deliveroo Hop & Groceries

Deliveroo

Jessica Lam-Wong

Director, Deliveroo Hop & Groceries

Deliveroo

Jessica Lam-Wong is the director of Hop and On Demand Grocery at Deliveroo Hong Kong. Since joining Deliveroo in April 2022, she has been responsible for overseeing the operations of the firm’s first Hop site in Hong Kong, which was launched in July 2022. Hop is a rapid grocery delivery service operated by Deliveroo and is the latest addition to Deliveroo’s business portfolio.

Jessica currently leads a team of over 30 members, including account managers and business development professionals, all working towards a strategic purpose: to offer the best grocery delivery partnership experience to partners, and help them grow their businesses through delivery, while providing consumers with an even more convenient shopping experience with greater choice.

Prior to joining Deliveroo, Jessica co-founded JouSun.com in 2015, a grocery startup that delivers fresh food from hundreds of Hong Kong farms and food specialists to homes. Outside of Hong Kong, Jessica also worked and studied in the US and UK. She was a business strategist at Gucci, analyst at Vision Investment and a management consultant at Capgemini. She graduated from Columbia Business School and Brown University.

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15:00 – 15:50

Growing Appetites: Investing in Plant-Based Innovations and Alternative Proteins

According to a report by EY released in April 2021, “alternative proteins will promise substantial disruption to the conventional animal meat market”, with sufficient drive from factors like technology advancement, price parity and consumer demand. Hong Kong is no doubt a microcosm of the plant-based ecosystem which is blooming globally. How people embrace plant-based foods in their daily lives, and how various brands are investing and innovating to promote the green diet, have become the once-in-lifetime case studies of this era.

Learnings

  • How is the growth of the global plant-based market observed in Hong Kong? Perspectives from affordability, advertisement, localisation, accessibility and more.
  • How do F&B players and investors receive the message of plant-based demands, and how they have been reacting? Perspectives from innovations in brands and solutions in the markets.
  • How can businesses and the financial sector best collaborate to facilitate sharing of knowledge and resources, and promote investment and awareness in plant-based innovations and alternative proteins?

Post-Event Actions

  • Consider your organisation’s response to the plant-based trend, from an investment in R&D and F&B perspective.
  • Gain insights on how growing consumer concerns about health, food and climate change are creating opportunities to invest in the burgeoning plant-based foods market.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Herbert Yum, CFA, FRM

Research Manager

Euromonitor International

Herbert Yum, CFA, FRM

Research Manager

Euromonitor International

Herbert is a Research Manager at Euromonitor International with a focus on consumer and financial industries’ research. He has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. Herbert leads the syndicated research team in the Hong Kong office, overseeing all syndicated research projects for Hong Kong and Taiwan market.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

To see many more corporations incorporating sustainability agenda into their strategies.

Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & CEO

Green Queen, Ekowarehouse and SourceGreenPackaging.com

Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & CEO

Green Queen, Ekowarehouse and SourceGreenPackaging.com

Serial social entrepreneur & trends forecaster Sonalie Figueiras is the founder & editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change through inspiring & empowering original content and one of the world’s leading outlets for alternative protein news. She is also the founder & CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products and the co-founder & CEO of SourceGreenPackaging.com, the world’s first global marketplace for sustainable packaging with a mission to fight single-use plastic waste.

With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade, sustainability, alternative proteins and green packaging, she is an eco wellness industry veteran with a keen eye for market trends and a sought-after international speaker and moderator, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond, including Harvard Business School and two times at TEDx. Further, Sonalie is a global advisor at Social Ventures Hong Kong, an Impact Purpose Organisation committed to re-imagining Hong Kong as a purpose-driven city, an advisor at The Remedy Project, which revolutionises access to justice for migrant workers globally, a cause close to her heart, and she is an avid home cook and published cookbook author.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Grow Green Queen Media, Grow SourceGreenpackaging.com.

Jon Gordon

Chief Investment Office – Investment Strategist

UBS Wealth Management

Jon Gordon

Chief Investment Office – Investment Strategist

UBS Wealth Management

Jon Gordon is a strategist with the UBS Chief Investment Office in Hong Kong, covering cross-asset and thematic investment views. Jon, who went plant-based 20 years ago, co-authored the UBS report “The Food Revolution”.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

The city should shift to covid-19 policies that greatly reduce our plastic and medical waste. At the same time, I’d like to see Hong Kongers meaningfully reduce their average daily meat consumption.

Nicole Lee

Program Manager – Food Technology

Brinc

Nicole Lee

Program Manager – Food Technology

Brinc

Nicole Lee is the Food Technology Program Manager at Brinc – a global venture capital and accelerator firm empowering entrepreneurs to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. In her role, Nicole invests in and supports startups building a more sustainable and equitable food system. In the past three years, Brinc has made 50+ investments in the food tech space encompassing Alternative Proteins, Novel Ingredients, Functional Foods & Nutrition, and Food Supply Chain Optimisation.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Increased awareness and action in solving the environmental challenges presented by our food supply chain.

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15:50 – 16:40

Our Global, Complex Food Supply Chains: Traceability, Transparency and Sustainability

Food supply chains are complex and include different level actors and food types, from production, processing, wholesale to retail. Adding to the complexity are the challenges of a growing population, global conflicts, climate change and declining natural resources. Increased supply chain traceability and transparency therefore not only allow businesses to align with changing customer values, but also minimise the risks that their supply chains are contributing to environmental degradation or social ills.

Learnings

  • How have the pandemic and global conflicts revealed weaknesses in our food supply chain?
  • What role does technology play in improving traceability and transparency of the F&B supply chain systems, boosting productivity, accessibility and affordability, reducing waste and protecting biodiversity?
  • How do industry players envision the food supply chains of the future?

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on how technology is being developed and adopted to improve traceability, efficiency, control and reduce waste throughout the food supply chain.
  • Rethink how different players in the food supply chain are making connections for sustainable practices and shaping a viable food supply chain for the future.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Ir Dr. Shelley Zhou

APAC ESG Lead, Capco

Adjunct Associate Professor, HKUST

Ir Dr. Shelley Zhou

APAC ESG Lead, Capco

Adjunct Associate Professor, HKUST

Ir Dr Zhou, a dedicated sustainability professional, has over 18 years’ experience in corporate sustainability, environmental and carbon management consultancy, new energy and biotechnology in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. Shelley holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Shelley opened a carbon management course in 2010 and currently is the Adjunct Associate Professor at HKUST.

Gabriel Amouyal

Audit Services Director

QIMA

Gabriel Amouyal

Audit Services Director

QIMA

As an industrial engineer, Gabriel started his career as a Quality and Environmental Management Systems auditor in Asia. Being passionate about CSR, he is now responsible for the Global Audit Activities for QIMA, and act as an advisor to global leading brands and retailers in setting up and implementing their ESG and Supply Chain Due Diligence strategies.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I would like to see changes in ending poverty, developing quality education, continuing to focus on combatting climate change and encouraging sustainable consumption while prioritizing our community’s health and wellbeing.

Oscar Hui

Head of Strategy, Investment & Financing

SmartMore Corporation Limited

Oscar Hui

Head of Strategy, Investment & Financing

SmartMore Corporation Limited

Oscar KA HUI is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with profound experience of capital markets. Oscar is currently the Head of Strategy, Investment and Financing of SmartMore.

As one of the earliest members of the corporation team, Oscar facilitated significant strategic cooperations and successfully led multiple rounds of financing, making great contributions to the sound and fast development of the company. Besides, he also constructed the core investment framework, and used capital tactics to help the group successfully enter the fields of precision industry, semiconductor and other high-end industries.

Laura Offe

Founder & Managing Director

Meraki Hospitality

Laura Offe

Founder & Managing Director

Meraki Hospitality

Having grown up in Hong Kong, Laura brings a wealth of experience from its vast hospitality landscape and fast-paced food & beverage scene. She has also worked at some of the world’s most iconic hotels from London to Hong Kong.

Aside from managing her own Hong Kong-based boutique consulting firm specialising in Food & Beverage, Hospitality and Retail, Laura has teamed up with her brother Alexis Offe to open Uma Nota Hong Kong, Uma Nota Paris, BEDU and Little BEDU Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Meraki Hospitality’s goals for 2022 have been to make a larger impact when it comes to sourcing sustainably – sourcing locally as much as possible and working with the local community to look at ways to lower the company’s carbon emissions.

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16:40 – 17:30

The Game Changers: Rethinking the Business of Health and Fitness

According to recent research by GlobeScan, there is a wide gap between how much APAC consumers desire a healthy and sustainable lifestyle and their actual behaviour. Enabling consumers to live more healthy and sustainable lives, of which diets are a crucial element, is not only crucial for our collective future, but also represents an immense opportunity for companies to maintain a competitive advantage and keep pace with the fast evolving sustainability agenda.

Learnings

  • What role do businesses play in inspiring consumer behaviour change for healthy and sustainable living?
  • How can brands capitalise on the opportunity brought by an increased focus on sustainable lifestyles and diets as an avenue to health?
  • A correct diet not only enhances health and wellness, but can also change the way businesses are run.

Post-Event Actions

  • Consider how food is perceived as a topic of thought leadership in business.

Speakers

MODERATOR

Alvin Lee

Senior ESG & Communications Manager

Green Monday Group

Alvin Lee

Senior ESG & Communications Manager

Green Monday Group

Alvin heads Green Monday’s corporate partnership division. With experience as a local green culture and tourism journalist and as a lobbyist for animal welfare organisations, Alvin has always been passionate about biodiversity and environmental education. He is also a permaculture PDC graduate for sustainable living design.

Juliana Lam

Founder and President

INNOTIER Limited

Juliana Lam

Founder and President

INNOTIER Limited

Juliana Lam is the Founder and Chairman of Julius Group Holdings Ltd, an OEM gloves manufacturer. Her manufacturing legacy was deeply influenced since her father’s gloves manufacturing company since 1963. She has over 20 years of manufacturing experience in gloves & accessories industries and had managed over 20 gloves factories in China and South East Asia countries. Julius Group is a forward-thinking company that believes in transforming the conventional gloves manufacturing business with ESG (environment, social and governance) as their core values and has equipped with the most advanced E-TECH double-rail production system hanging on ceiling. Building best efficiency through big data and constant innovations in the industry is her belief in nowadays industrial mind, as well as partnering with top retail brands globally. She is working tirelessly to reinvent and build sustainable business through technologies and innovative solutions. Juliana was the only female award winner among the few Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong in 2014 and the first female President of The Association of Hong Kong Gloves Traders Limited.

Juliana is also the Founder and President of UK born retail brand INNOTIER, an innovation-driven company with a mission to develop products that help people live in more sustainable lives with the global top technologies as foundation.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

We believe that a truly innovative approach to technology can have a big impact on the world. It can impact people and the planet and ensure a sustainable future for all. We also believe that we can only do this if we have a truly global mindset.

Alice Liang

Chief Proposition Officer

AIA

Alice Liang

Chief Proposition Officer

AIA

Alice Liang, Chief Proposition Officer of AIAHK & Macau, leads the Health & Wellness and Wealth Management functions and has overall leadership responsibility for product, ecosystem and planning tools across local and GBA markets.

She has held senior leadership positions focused on Proposition, Wealth and A&H in Asia and UK.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Strengthened public awareness on healthier lifestyle and disease prevention for more people to live healthier, longer, better lives in Hong Kong.

Patrick Stevens

Head of Real Estate

PURE Group

Patrick Stevens

Head of Real Estate

PURE Group

With over 10 years’ experience integrating wellness into the commercial real estate landscape Patrick is currently Head of Real Estate at Pure International. Through this time, he has witnessed dramatic changes to the way health and fitness facilities are delivered and used.

While Covid 19 has presented the biggest challenge ever faced by the fitness industry, it has also accelerated the growth in demand for health and wellbeing.

He believes landlords, occupiers, and service providers must now work alongside to ensure wellness facilities are provided at the scale and nature that the market requires.

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