Net Zero & Nature Positive Theatre (Keynote)

Strategic Transition Planning for a Lower-Carbon Future

Day 2 : 15:35 – 16:25

In the face of escalating climate challenges, Hong Kong businesses stand at a crucial juncture requiring immediate and strategic action towards sustainability and decarbonisation. Transition planning for a lower-carbon future is vital, not only for mitigating environmental impact but also for ensuring long-term business resilience and competitiveness in the global market. As international regulatory landscapes evolve and consumer demand for sustainable practices grows, companies without clear net-zero strategies risk falling behind. Implementing transition plans allows Hong Kong businesses to lead in innovation, engage with different stakeholders, and contribute significantly to the city’s long-term climate targets, marking a critical step in both environmental stewardship and economic advancement. 


  • How can corporations plan for strategic transition planning? 
  • What best practices exist for engaging stakeholders in a company’s transition? 
  • What are the barriers and difficulties do corporations encounter when transitioning to a lower-carbon business model? 

Post-event Actions: 

  • Get to know how corporations implement strategic transition planning and its importance  
  • Understand the best practices in stakeholder engagement in transition towards a lower-carbon economy 
  • Reflect on difficulties that corporations encounter while conducting strategic transition planning and how they overcome the problems 

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