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Powerful Partnerships for a Circular Economy: The Story of Plastic Reborn

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 13:00 - 13:50

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Circular Economy

Overview

To promote waste reduction and local plastics circular solutions, Watsons HK and P&G HK launched Plastic Reborn, a 3-year, territory-wide plastic container recycling program in February. Plastic Reborn is partnering with The Loops Hong Kong, a local recycling company, and New Life Plastics, a local recycling facility located in Eco Park.

Learnings

  • Major barriers and how to spark a habitual change amongst consumers
  • Circular economy model establishment in Hong Kong: Developing a tailored model in Hong Kong based on the current resources, and integrating local small and big recycling companies and resources from society
  • Key learnings from Plastic Reborn
  • Three year roadmap and the next steps

Post Event Actions

  • Explore business opportunities generated by the circular economy
  • Identify your consumers/company’s barriers in reducing waste, and explore how your company can spark a habitual change
  • Explore city-level cross-sector collaboration to support the development of closed-loop circular economy to eliminate solid waste

Speakers

MODERATOR

Dr William Yu

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

World Green Organisation

Dr William Yu

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

World Green Organisation

Dr. William Yu is the Chief Executive Officer of World Green Organisation. He is an energy economist and climate professional by training and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge. He earned an Executive MBA degree from the U.S. and had gained valuable regional management experience by working at US multinationals and a financial institution. He has been the Adjunct Professor of several universities and the Faculty of Hong Kong Green Building Council.

Dr. Yu serves as ESBN Task Force Member, The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the United Nations. He serves in the Sustainable Development Council on HK Decarbonization Strategy under the Environment Bureau, HKSAR Government. Dr. Yu belongs to Green Tech Fund Assessment Committee, and a Member of the Appeal Board Panel, Town Planning Board.

Renee Chan

Customer Director

Watsons Hong Kong

Renee Chan

Customer Director

Watsons Hong Kong

Renee Chan, Customer Director of Watsons Hong Kong, is a seasoned marketer with over 15 years of experience in turning data insights into O+O customer experience campaign to grow loyalty via online and offline platforms. She refreshes social purpose of Watsons – “Look Good, Do Good. Feel Great.” to engage customers in fostering sustainable lifestyle.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Watsons commits in sustainability development in “Look Good. Do Good. Feel Great.” and will strengthen two core goals to its 2030 Group Sustainability Roadmap – better waste management and more responsible Own Brand products.

Yvette Fan

Managing Director and Vice President

Procter & Gamble Hong Kong Ltd

Yvette Fan

Managing Director and Vice President

Procter & Gamble Hong Kong Ltd

Yvette has more than 17 years of experience in leadership role on strategy and portfolio management across P&G China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Aside from being an advocate for corporate’s force for good, she is also the key sponsor and ally to P&G’s citizenship initiatives.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

To develop circular solutions with partners and the society to reduce plastic waste to landfill in Hong Kong through P&G’s 3-year Plastic Reborn program.

Nigel Mattravers

Managing Director

Alba Integrated Waste Solutions (Hong Kong) Ltd

Nigel Mattravers

Managing Director

Alba Integrated Waste Solutions (Hong Kong) Ltd

Nigel is the Managing Director of ALBA Integrated Waste Solutions (HK) Limited, a chartered civil engineer and waste manager with more than 40 years’ international experience. In Hong Kong, he has been responsible for leading many of the major resource management schemes completed to date and is a proponent of the circular economy.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

The development of the necessary infrastructure to allow the recreation of valuable resources from what is considered waste.

Jorch Wong

Founder

The Loops Hong Kong Limited

Jorch Wong

Founder

The Loops Hong Kong Limited

Entrepreneur with a creative solution in the recycling and circular economy industry, founded The Loops Hong Kong, providing professional recycling service among commercial and residential client.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Build a better loop for recycling in Hong Kong.

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