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Decarbonising Hong Kong Through Improving Building Energy Efficiency

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 13:25 - 14:05

Location: Sustainable Resources Theatre

Decarbonisation

Overview

This session will look into the key steps for improving Hong Kong’s building energy efficiency and the sustainable finance instruments that could be employed to substantially reduce emissions.

Learnings

  • What are the key steps to improving Hong Kong’s building energy efficiency?
  • How can we make it a powerful tool to substantially reduce emissions?
  • How can holistic performance-based guiding frameworks help, instead of solely relying on fixed standards?

Post Event Actions

  • What action can delegates take now?
  • How are their assets performing?
  • What areas can be improved?

Speakers

MODERATOR

Lawrence Iu

Executive Director

Civic Exchange

Lawrence Iu

Executive Director

Civic Exchange

Lawrence Iu is Executive Director at Civic Exchange. As a professional environmental strategist, he has profound experience in crafting climate change models and impactful public policies. His current focuses are on policy action in Energy, Building Energy Efficiency and Mobility. He has successfully built a platform with public, corporate and government stakeholders to craft an inclusive transition plan with strong buy-in.

In his previous roles in a multinational corporation and a higher institution, Lawrence led environmental sustainability and occupational health & safety projects across Asia Pacific and coordinated emerging technology management, circular economy and green chemistry research.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Despite these difficult times, we must remain forward looking and anticipate the time of recovery. Even more so, we are now in a favourable position to make fundamental policy decisions to rethink our economic model, making it fit for a low carbon missions world, and to set course for a better, sustainable, and more liveable future for Hong Kong.

Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan

Director - Sustainability & Risk Governance

Link Asset Management Limited

Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan

Director - Sustainability & Risk Governance

Link Asset Management Limited

I help organizations institute integrated thinking and value creation as part of sustainability and climate resilience action plans. This includes assessing future energy trends, producing climate impact reports to identify at-risk physical assets, establishing protocols to monitor ESG performance and enlisting support and securing alignment across the organizational value chain.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Coordinated and collaborative effort, particularly among industry peers instead of individual efforts.

Arthur Lam

CEO & Co-Founder

Negawatt Utility Limited

Arthur Lam

CEO & Co-Founder

Negawatt Utility Limited

Arthur Lam is the CEO, Co-founder and director of Negawatt Utility Limited, an AIoT (Artificial Intelligent of Things) prop-tech company specializing in smart building digitization and ESG solutions. As a serial entrepreneur, he has over 14 years in property technologies with the focus on sustainability. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, United States, with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in May 2008 and he is a certified Carbon Audit Professional and a certified Energy Manager of The Association of Energy Engineers (Hong Kong Chapter).

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

  • Supporting large corporates to meet ESG requirement
  • Deployment of COVID risk management to increase public health & safety awareness
  • Reducing energy consumption for large corporates to meet upcoming CO2 reduction target of 2030
  • Enhancement of communication between stakeholders to improve corporate management efficiency

Jenny Lee

Under Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Jenny Lee

Under Secretary General

Hong Kong Green Finance Association

Jenny is the Under Secretary General for Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA), primarily responsible for leading stakeholder engagement with private and public sector, regulatory and government driving green and sustainable finance initiatives across its eight working groups. Jenny contributes to the Centre for Green and Sustainable Finance capacity building and data analytics workstreams. Jenny has over two decades of experience in global investment banking and consulting, primarily in equity derivatives, prime brokerage, equity financing and new business development at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and JPMorgan, and has lived in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Committed to supporting HK’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and aim for it to be an international green and sustainable finance hub.

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