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Supporting SMEs to Practise Sustainability: HSBC Living Business Programme

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 11:15 - 12:30

Location: BEC Sustainable Business Theatre

Redefining Value

Overview

The HSBC Living Business Programme has been supporting SMEs to become competitive and sustainable since 2004. Project partners and award winners will share their experience with the audience.

Learnings

  • What is the HSBC Living Business Programme?
  • Why is sustainability important and relevant to SMEs?
  • What are the benefits to SMEs by practising sustainability?

Post Event Actions

  • Explore how much you and your staff know about sustainability
  • Identify sustainability issues most relevant to your business operation
  • Look for external support to embark on your sustainability journey

Speakers

MODERATOR

CF Leung

Director - Operations

Business Environment Council

CF Leung

Director - Operations

Business Environment Council

C F Leung is currently the Director – Operations of Business Environment Council. As an environmental engineer with over 20 years of experience, he has been spearheading the development of sustainable buildings by leading and providing advisory services on a large number of green building initiatives. He also works on waste related projects by providing waste management and audit services for building sector and community events.

CF also involves in formulating and executing of several renowned environmental award programmes, including HSBC Living Business Awards and BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Let people to understand climate emergency. Influence them to change their behaviours to prevent the irreversible damage from climate change.

Darwin Leung

Assistant Project Manager

Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong

Darwin Leung

Assistant Project Manager

Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong

Trained as a town planner, Darwin has led a number of sustainability-related projects and research across diverse topics, including climate change mitigation, resilient cities, energy communities and business sustainability. Through these projects, Darwin has established extensive connections with various government agencies, professional institutions and international organisations, such as SD Council, PlanD, CEDD and CCICED.

Ophelia Lin

Managing Director

Meiriki Japan Company Limited

Ophelia Lin

Managing Director

Meiriki Japan Company Limited

Ms. Ophelia Lin is the founder and managing director of Meiriki Japan with over 20 years of executive and management experience. She is committed to integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into business model and undertakes the initiative to fulfill corporate social responsibility. She completed a programme organized by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She later served as the founding president of “SME Sustainability Society” and is at the same time, appointed as the board governor of “Friends of the Earth (HK)” and a founding member of HKCSS“Caring SME Alliance”. She continues to inspire and assists SMEs to pursue sustainable development and works jointly to realize the vision of sustainable development.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Ms. Ophelia dedicates her business to sustainability development. She is willing to build a platform for facilitating cross-sectoral collaboration for sustainability development and bring together people from all walks of life to promote the development of sustainability with innovative entrepreneurship.

Christina Tang

Director

Blue Sky Energy Technology

Christina Tang

Director

Blue Sky Energy Technology

Christina Tang founded Blue Sky Energy Technology. Blue Sky specializes in creating sustainable communities by integrating sensors, data and behavioral change solutions, proven to improve occupants engagement, environmental performance and asset management. Prior to Blue Sky, Christina worked in Bain&Co as a management consultant and at social venture capital fund Acumen. She graduated from Brown University majoring in Environmental Sciences and Economics.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Let’s Act to Bring Blue Sky Back

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