People & Purpose Theatre

Shared Value Showcase – Practitioner Success Panel

Day 1 : 11:20 – 12:10

Real world case studies are key to teaching shared value. Join Hong Kong-based shared value practitioners who will discuss their shared value journey. A unique window into their experience practicing shared value in Hong Kong covering their success, challenges, learnings, and more.


  • Open up a candid dialogue and learn about the opportunities and challenges of practicing shared value in Hong Kong.

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain actionable insights from Hong Kong shared value practitioners. Learn from case studies to help establish your own business case for shared value.


Virginia Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

Leading private and social enterprises for over 25 years in multilateral, culturally diverse environments, Virginia is passionate about bringing to life innovations that impact our society.

Virginia has a demonstrated track record of securing strategic partnerships between corporations, governments, and non-profits to deliver on social impact projects. She started her career in telecommunications, building satellites, and the distribution of free-to-air television across 60 countries in Asia.

Seeing the uptake firsthand, Virginia focused on education, believing that investing in people is the key driver for impactful change. Bringing together diversity and crossing cultural divides is a pathway to create Shared Value in our world, aligning purpose with profit.

After serving on the board of several educational institutions, Virginia is now a member of the Board of Directors of the Adecco Group Foundation in Switzerland a social innovation lab, incubating and accelerating new solutions in the world of work.

Samuel Kwong

General Manager – ESG

Samuel KWONG is the General Manager – ESG of Chinachem Group with over 25 years of experience in sustainability with multinational conglomerates covering businesses including sports & entertainment, food & beverages, aviation, hospitality, real estate, retail, shipping & infrastructure developments. He is a director of HKIQEP, past Chairman of CIWEM HK & former director of HKGBC & HKBEC. Sam is an engineer by training with bachelor and master degrees from The University of Hong Kong and a master degree of environmental engineering from ENTPE, France, MBA degree from the Chinese University Hong Kong and a degree of laws from the University of London.

Veronica Sze

Director, Corporate Affairs

Ms. Veronica Sze is the Director of Corporate Affairs for Nestlé Hong Kong, overseeing the company’s public affairs, corporate communications, media relations and Creating Shared Values (CSV) strategies for all business units. She is also the Sustainability Lead for the company with responsibilities including working closely with local teams to achieve various sustainability goals, developing and implementing community-wide recycling campaign, driving comprehensive stakeholder engagement and internal communications. She joins the group in 2010.
Prior to this, she has worked at a global communications consultancy, pharmaceutical industry association, media outlet and university, which granted her extensive experiences in driving policy change, stakeholders’ outreach and CSV.
Ms. Sze received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Philosophy and two LLB degrees.
She is currently Committee Member of Hong Kong Supplier Association and Hong Kong Health Food Association.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

Looking forward to seeing more corporates committing to reduce their impact to the environment while sustaining their business development growth, and together bringing a net zero future in Hong Kong.

Olivia Wong

General Manager – Environmental & Social Responsibility

Olivia is responsible for formulating and implementing strategies in delivering on the 3 social and environmental objectives in building an inclusive, innovative and sustainable organisation and communities that MTR serves. Before joining MTR, Olivia was the Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion for the Swire group and has held various management positions in Cathay Pacific Airways and Swire Properties.

My Sustainability Goals for 2023:

I hope that everyone can realise their abilities to support environmental and social changes within their sphere of influence to ensure Hong Kong is recognised as an open and inclusive international city.

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