2023 Brochure released!

The New Green Consumer – Sustainability Trends Shaping Business

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 11:15 - 12:00

Location: Sustainable Partnership Theatre

People & Purpose

Overview

In addition to investors and regulators, consumers in Hong Kong are now more aware of the quest for greater sustainability. This has a significant impact on businesses and can no longer be ignored.

Learnings

  • The perfect storm – COVID-19, geo-politics, demographics, technology changes
  • Changing consumer behaviours
  • Implications of net zero targets
  • Collaboration in the quest for net zero – vertically and horizontally
  • Technology and data as enabler

Post Event Actions

  • Get in touch to discuss about the next steps in shaping a sustainable business
  • The need to walk the talk
  • Changing our behaviours at home and at work
  • We need to understand and make a difference to the carbon footprint of our lifestyles

Speakers

MODERATOR

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC; Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms, Hong Kong

KPMG

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer & Retail, ASPAC; Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms, Hong Kong

KPMG

Anson joined KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999 and is currently a Partner based in the Hong Kong office heading up the Consumer & Retail Practice in the ASPAC region. He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group as well as being a member of the Global Technology Innovation Centre and the Cluster Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice based in Hong Kong.

Anson has been active in driving a number of thought leadership reports and executive briefings for senior executives covering innovation and consumers in China and across Asia. He has worked with many corporates to understand the complex markets we live in and current levels of disruption being seen with recent reports including Global Mobile Payments, Consumers & Convergence, Mobilizing Innovation: The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, The Rise of the Digital Multi-tasker, Be a Smarter Start-up, MNCs in China, Made in China 2025, China’s Connected Consumers, Global Connected Consumers, Connecting Hong Kong – Perspectives on our future as a smart city, Connected Cities – insights across the ASPAC region and The Changing Face of Commerce series.

Today, he not only mentors the next generation of go-to-market professionals at KPMG but continues to work with a growing number of C-level executives as a trusted advisor in providing the best in client innovation whilst acting as the Lead Partner for a number of strategic accounts in both the consumer and technology arena across the Asia Pacific region.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the globe and has completed his Executive Masters in Technology & Innovation with the Poly University as well as the MIT Executive Leadership & Innovation Program.

Crystal Chan

Vice President – Corporate Affairs & Impact

McDonald's Hong Kong

Crystal Chan

Vice President – Corporate Affairs & Impact

McDonald's Hong Kong

Crystal Chan possesses extensive experience in corporate communications, sustainability and stakeholder engagement.

She is a member of the Board of Examiners of HKMA’s Sustainability Awards 2022, the MBA Alumni Advisory Board of HKUST, the Advisory Board of HKUST Connect and the board of JUST FEEL, a registered NGO advocating for compassionate communication.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Sustainability in action

Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & CEO

Green Queen, Ekowarehouse and SourceGreenPackaging.com

Sonalie Figueiras

Founder & CEO

Green Queen, Ekowarehouse and SourceGreenPackaging.com

Serial social entrepreneur & trends forecaster Sonalie Figueiras is the founder & editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change through inspiring & empowering original content and one of the world’s leading outlets for alternative protein news. She is also the founder & CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products and the co-founder & CEO of SourceGreenPackaging.com, the world’s first global marketplace for sustainable packaging with a mission to fight single-use plastic waste.

With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade, sustainability, alternative proteins and green packaging, she is an eco wellness industry veteran with a keen eye for market trends and a sought-after international speaker and moderator, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond, including Harvard Business School and two times at TEDx. Further, Sonalie is a global advisor at Social Ventures Hong Kong, an Impact Purpose Organisation committed to re-imagining Hong Kong as a purpose-driven city, an advisor at The Remedy Project, which revolutionises access to justice for migrant workers globally, a cause close to her heart, and she is an avid home cook and published cookbook author.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

Grow Green Queen Media, Grow SourceGreenpackaging.com.

Herbert Yum, CFA, FRM

Research Manager

Euromonitor International

Herbert Yum, CFA, FRM

Research Manager

Euromonitor International

Herbert is a Research Manager at Euromonitor International with a focus on consumer and financial industries’ research. He has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. Herbert leads the syndicated research team in the Hong Kong office, overseeing all syndicated research projects for Hong Kong and Taiwan market.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

To see many more corporations incorporating sustainability agenda into their strategies.

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