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Supply Chain Innovation to Drive a Green Hong Kong

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 13:25 - 14:10

Location: Sustainable Resources Theatre

Circular Economy

Overview

Globalisation and outsourcing have contributed towards developing a long and complicated network of supply chain, but the environment has been sacrificed as cost is the major focus. This session will explore innovative ways and practices to address this problem.

Learnings

  • What are the challenges in promoting a green supply chain?
  • Are there any innovative measures or practices to address these challenges?
  • What are some successful applications in Hong Kong?
  • Could these innovative ways be scaled up and promoted across industry e.g. clothing and textiles?

Post Event Actions

  • To review whether these innovative practices can be applied to your supply chain
  • To develop strategy, pilot projects and set objectives with long term and short term goals
  • To measure and monitor your progress
  • To report your performance and share your successful stories in your industry

Speakers

MODERATOR

Felix Lam

Head of Sustainability

Green Council

Felix Lam

Head of Sustainability

Green Council

Felix has promoted sustainability to corporates through different initiatives including training workshops, seminars, consultancy services, membership program etc.. Before working in Green Council, he worked in The Hong Kong & China Gas Company Limited for 27 years in Purchasing & Supply Management. His last position was Head of Corporate Supplies.

Lauren Boucher

Circular Fashion Programme Director

Redress Ltd

Lauren Boucher

Circular Fashion Programme Director

Redress Ltd

Lauren is the Director of the Circular Fashion Programme at Hong Kong environmental charity Redress, working to tackle the problem of clothing waste in Hong Kong by increasing the re-use, re-sale and recycling of clothing. The Programme empowers consumers and retailers by building local infrastructure to extend the life of clothing as well as through education and training to encourage positive use and disposal habits.

Vivek Ramachandran

Chief Executive Officer

Serai

Vivek Ramachandran

Chief Executive Officer

Serai

Vivek Ramachandran is the Chief Executive Officer of Serai, a new tech venture owned by HSBC. Based in Hong Kong, Serai is a B2B platform where buyers and suppliers can search and transact via trusted networks. Before Serai, Vivek was the Global Head of Growth & Innovation, at HSBC Commercial Banking. He was responsible for co-ordinating key strategic growth initiatives, exploring new business models and driving the adoption of new technologies. He was also the Global Head of Product for HSBC’s Trade & Receivables Finance business.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

I see technology as a critical enabler to businesses achieving their sustainability objectives. Our goal at Serai is to make it easier for businesses to build supply chain transparency and to act upon this information. We have started with the Fashion industry.

Angus Tsang

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

CN Logistics International Holdings Limited

Angus Tsang

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

CN Logistics International Holdings Limited

Angus, CFO of CN Logistics International Holdings Limited. He has been assisting the CEO in transformational initiatives to drive growth, operation excellence and margin improvement, and led the IPO project of the company. Angus has over 13 years of experience in financial management, investor relations management and company secretarial matters.

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