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Futureproofing your Business with Purpose

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 12:45 - 13:30

Location: Sustainable Communities Theatre

People & Purpose

Overview

Purpose is the new profit – but how can businesses capture this opportunity for better change? This session brings together leaders from long-established organisations to discuss how they futureproof their business through a pivot to purpose.

Learnings

  • Purpose is the new profit. Do you agree and why?
  • How are your organisations navigating this new reality and reconnecting with purpose?
  • Changing the ways of business, particularly long-established ones, or traditional industries like yourselves, are much easier said than done. What are the key challenges you observed in your journey?
  • What advice would you give to other businesses interested in starting their purpose journey?

Post Event Actions

  • Visit the Business with Purpose webpage to learn more about the platform
  • Join the Business with Purpose network for priority access to events and happenings

Speakers

MODERATOR

Florence Cheng

Head of Impact Strategy / Co-Founder

Social Ventures Hong Kong / COSMOS

Florence Cheng

Head of Impact Strategy / Co-Founder

Social Ventures Hong Kong / COSMOS

​​Florence Cheng is the Head of Impact Strategy at Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk) and Co-Founder of COSMOS, its corporate impact consultancy arm. She is an experienced social leader dedicated to driving business and community partnerships, including the Community Resilience Fund (award-winning bridging loan facility for social enterprises) and Business with Purpose (an impact movement to advance businesses as a force for good).

 

Francis Ip

Executive Director & Deputy CEO

Yip's Chemical Holdings Limited

Francis Ip

Executive Director & Deputy CEO

Yip's Chemical Holdings Limited

Mr. Francis Ip is the Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Yip’s Chemical, a HK-listed company dedicated to the manufacturing and sales of solvents, coatings, inks and lubricants for 5 decades. He has been driving the transformation of the Group towards being more environmentally friendly, service and end-user oriented.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Yip’s Chemical is committed to promoting “Business with Purpose”. We endeavour to integrate business and social goals, and connect stakeholders from different sectors related to the chemical industry to create a better future for our community.

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.

Titania Woo

Executive Director

The Hong Kong Management Association

Titania Woo

Executive Director

The Hong Kong Management Association

Ms Woo joined the HKMA in 1995 and is now the Executive Director overseeing departments of Council and Committee, Finance and Accounting, HR, Administration, Membership and Management Services. Under her insightful leadership, the HKMA launched the Hong Kong Sustainability Award in 2016 and the “Business with Purpose” platform in 2021.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

With sustainability being one of the HKMA’s core values, Ms Woo aspires to accelerate the purpose movement in Hong Kong and “The Decade of Purpose Business”.