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Workshops & Events

Tuesday 05 October
Workshop Suite 1

12:00 – 13:15

Unleashing Environmental Resiliency and Social Innovation in Existing Buildings

The workshop will discuss the standards, policies and incentives necessary to assist existing buildings in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area to achieve decarbonisation, environmental resiliency and social innovation.

Learnings

  • Understand the current socio-economic conditions of existing buildings
  • Discover the possible standards, policies and incentives to assist the environmental and well-being of existing buildings
  • Learn about what the improvement of existing buildings means for ESG, green finance and SDG

Post-Event Actions

  • Form partnerships to assist stakeholders of existing buildings to decarbonize
  • Derive programmes to assist stakeholders of existing buildings to innovate
  • Pay more attention to the health and well-being of buildings and people in existing communities

Speakers

MODERATOR

Ir Dr Raymond Chan Ka Lung

Chairperson of Marketing Committee

BEAM Society Limited

Ir Dr Raymond Chan Ka Lung

Chairperson of Marketing Committee

BEAM Society Limited

Ir Dr. Chan is the Fellow Engineer of HKIE in the disciplines of energy, environment, building services and mechanical engineering. He is currently the Committee Member of “Committee on Environment” and “CWRB” of CIC.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

To achieve carbon neutrality in HK by 2050.

Ir Walter Au

Director

Lik Kai Engineering Co, Ltd.

Ir Walter Au

Director

Lik Kai Engineering Co, Ltd.

Ir Walter Au is a Director of several engineering companies within Sun Hung Kai Properties Group, providing E&M contracting and green solution services for new project development and property management. A Fellow of HKIE and CIBSE, Ir Au serves on various professional bodies and advisory committees. He actively promotes the application of advanced construction technologies, various energy and carbon reduction initiatives.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Property development and management play an important role in the path to carbon neutrality. To achieve this goal, I shall stay ahead of evolving engineering trends to exceed user expectations in terms of sustainability and livability.

Ir Colin Chung

Chairperson of Technical Review Committee

BEAM Society Limited

Ir Colin Chung

Chairperson of Technical Review Committee

BEAM Society Limited

Ir Chung has over 30 years of experience in sustainable buildings, building services and energy efficient system design, energy management and audit. Colin is the fellow member of HKIE and many other local and international professional institutions. Colin is also the member of Advisory Committee of School of Energy & Environment, CityU and Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU.

Karen Lee

Project Manager (II) Spatial

Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation

Karen Lee

Project Manager (II) Spatial

Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation

Karen is a chartered town planner and project manager specialising in urban integration and city management strategies and creating shared value and innovation. She is the co-author of “Tackling Double Ageing with Double Smart” article which won the HKIP Awards in 2019 and is the Project Lead of DISI’s Intergenerational Play Space and Community Planning in an Age-friendly Community.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Plan for the current and future olds and encourage stakeholders to develop innovative strategies that ensure the adaptability, resiliency and sustainability of our communities and infrastructures for the future population.

Joy Song

Vice General Manager

CECEP Environmental Consulting Group

Joy Song

Vice General Manager

CECEP Environmental Consulting Group

Ms. Joy Song is overall responsible for the CECEPEC’s sustainability and ESG advisory businesses for financial and non-financial large-scale and listed companies. She is the Co-chair of ESG WG of HKGFA, leading varieties of initiatives facilitating the green and sustainable finance development in Hong Kong. She is a member of the climate-related Technical Expert Group of the HKSFC, and provides policymaking advices in ESG and sustainable finance fields for regulators in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. She is also a Member of the ESG & Sustainable Investment Committee of HKINEDA.

Sr Edmond Yew

Senior Vice President

Lai Fung Holdings Ltd.

Sr Edmond Yew

Senior Vice President

Lai Fung Holdings Ltd.

Sr Yew qualified as a professional associate of various institutions including The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. He was the former Chairman of Planning and Development Division of HKIS.

Sr Yew has more than 30 years’ professional real estate investment and development practise in Greater China Region.

Sponsored by

BEAM Society Limited

Booth MP2

BEAM Society Limited (BSL) is a non-profit organisation established in 1996, which was later incorporated in 2010. Being the developer and owner of the Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM), BEAM Society Limited (BSL) is committed to administering and developing the BEAM Plus Assessment Tools. The BSL has become a public body under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance since 2016.

BEAM Plus Assessment Tools available include: BEAM Plus New Buildings, BEAM Plus Existing Buildings, BEAM Plus Interiors and BEAM Plus Neighbourhood.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

We offer impartial assessment on building sustainability and build capacity by providing training for BEAM practitioners – BEAM Professionals (BEAM Pro) and BEAM Affiliates. BEAM Plus offers a comprehensive set of performance criteria for a wide range of sustainability issues relating to the planning, design, construction, commissioning, fitting out, management, operation and maintenance of a building.

Solutions Showcase:

  • Education / Training / Certification
  • Professional Services
  • Sustainability Services

Legal Name: BEAM Society Limited

13:30 – 14:45

Climate Change Virtual Reality Experience

Sit back, hold your breath and experience 10 mins of virtual reality on climate emergencies around the world.

Learnings

Open environment for marketers, event organisers and decision-makers to have dialogues about the difficulties and possible solutions for your next event.

Post-Event Actions

If you are a marketer, event organiser or the decision maker of an event:

  • What is your role to combat climate change?
  • What is your priority of producing event in the era of climate emergency?
  • Create an event sustainability objective and action plan
  • Assess the negative impact, make a target, measure the outcome and refine your action
  • Talk to your management, colleagues and suppliers

Speakers

Matthew Mak

Chief Consultant

Earth Production

Matthew Mak

Chief Consultant

Earth Production

Matthew is an experienced event producer and an event sustainability professional who endures his efforts to promote sustainability in the event industry. He believes events are immersive theatres for corporate to walk the talk of sustainability.

Matthew is also an expert and advocator of ISO20121: Event Sustainability Management System, a systematic methodology for event organisers to achieve sustainability goals at their own pace.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

#17 Partnerships for the Goals

15:00 – 16:15

Data-Driven Sustainability Strategy – From Risk Management to Program Effectiveness

In this workshop, ELEVATE will explore the current supply chain risk landscape and how it has been impacted by COVID-19, the trade wars, U.S. Withhold Release Orders (WRO) and emerging new legislation. This will be followed by an interactive discussion that explores (a) expectations for corporates and brands relating to risk management and due diligence (b) the role of data and analytics as a critical tool in sustainable sourcing program design and effectiveness.

Learnings

  • Overview of the current state of global supply chains and environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) impacts
  • Explore hotspots of supply chain risk in critical manufacturing countries, products and commodities
  • Deep dive into key environmental and social topics including climate resilience and scope 3 carbon emissions
  • Showcase best practices, tools and techniques for risk segmentation and supply chain risk management
  • Includes knowledge-sharing from multi-nationals brands on their transition to a risk-based sustainable sourcing program
  • Discuss the demand from investors and brands for better data and the need to become “investor ready”

Post-Event Actions

  • Contact ELEVATE to understand further about formulating effective sustainability programs for your brand
  • Request for Advisory Services to understand about social and environmental risk and the gap of reporting
  • Understand more about Risk Intelligence and Analytics, risk identification and evaluation
  • Reference about Best Practices of multi-national brands in program and risk management, best practices showcases
  • Attain information about investor appetite and how to become “investor ready”

Speakers

Dr Kevin Franklin

Chief Operating Officer, Advisory and Chief Product Officer

ELEVATE Global

Dr Kevin Franklin

Chief Operating Officer, Advisory and Chief Product Officer

ELEVATE Global

Kevin leads our global consulting, product and analytics functions. He has 20 years’ experience advising business on global risks, analytics and management systems. This includes extensive senior level engagement with many of the world’s largest companies on corporate strategy, sustainability, metrics-driven risk management and award-winning integrated reporting.

Prior to ELEVATE, Kevin was the Chief Operating Officer of Verisk Maplecroft where he also oversaw the product and supply chain management practice. This included work on supply chain strategy, organizational resilience, responsible sourcing, human rights due diligence and compliance across a range of sectors including consumer goods, manufacturing, electronics and extractives.

Kevin has a Master’s degree in Policy and Planning, and a PhD from Warwick Business School with a focus on systems theory, collaborative decision-making, and the role of data / analytics in performance management. He is an experienced auditor and has authored numerous reports / delivered key note sessions at numerous high-level international fora.

Sarah Obser

Associate Director, Sustainability Consulting, Asia

ELEVATE Global

Sarah Obser

Associate Director, Sustainability Consulting, Asia

ELEVATE Global

Sarah oversees ELEVATE’s supply chain related sustainability projects in the Asia Pacific region. Sarah has worked with factories, vendors and international brands to support them in their sustainability journey. Her experience covers factory auditing, capacity building, risk assessments, strategy development as well as project implementation on-site.

Sarah joins ELEVATE from PFI Hong Kong where she was Head of Sustainability. While at PFI, Sarah oversaw the sustainability department’s audit and training services, focusing on chemical management in the footwear and synthetic leather industry. She also led the development of a new certification for products from ocean-bound plastic bottles. Earlier in her career Sarah worked with suPPPort ltd. to design and manage development aid funded projects across Asia. Projects ranged from setting up of training centers to increasing resource efficiency. Sarah has spent a number of years in Asian producing countries. In Indonesia and Bangladesh she worked for GIZ, C&A and van Laack on projects covering social compliance, productivity and traceability of materials.

Sarah is a textile engineer and holds a master’s degree in textile management from Germany. She is a certified ISO14001 Lead Auditor, holds a Six Sigma Green Belt, and is certified in ZDHC Chemical Management, and GRI Sustainability Reporting.

Sponsored by

ELEVATE Global

Booth D65

ELEVATE is the industry leader in sustainability and supply chain services globally. We design, build and manage data driven sustainability linked programs with AssessmentAdvisoryProgram Management and Analytics that drive positive impact.

Solutions Showcase:

  • ESG Reporting / Consultancy
  • Sourcing & Supply Chain
  • Sustainability Services

Legal Name: ELEVATE Hong Kong Holdings Limited

16:30 – 17:45

The World’s Local Sustainable Development Professional – TQM X HiESD X WISDP

As a regional coordinator, TQM and HiESD in collaboration with UNESCO Hong Kong Association and World Institute of Sustainable Development Planners (WISDP) and in support of the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning, promote ESD in Hong Kong.

Learnings

  • Create awareness and broad understanding of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Learn about the latest sustainability news from around the world
  • Understand the relationship between the environment, society and governance for sustainable development and the interdependence between technology, environment and people
  • How to redefine your corporate sustainability strategies in line with the UN’s SDGs

Post-Event Actions

  • Explore and progress towards sustainable development goals
  • Prepare quality Sustainable Development Planning report for your corporate

Speakers

Ir Dr Aaron Tong Wai Kwok

Managing Director

TQM

Ir Dr Aaron Tong Wai Kwok

Managing Director

TQM

Ir. Dr Tong has over 30 years experience in the consultancy field and has led more than 5,500 projects, including management system, business improvement, process re-engineering, bench-marking and total quality management. He is the only winner of this award in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau area up to now and the first batch of Certified Sustainable Development Planners (CSDP) in Hong Kong.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Our corporate sustainability initiatives are focused on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and are centered on improved sustainability around waste elimination; workplace improvement and lean operations.

Prof Karen Zhang

Director

HiESD

Prof Karen Zhang

Director

HiESD

Prof. Zhang is the Executive President & Secretary- General of UNESCO HK Association; Director of HiESD; Expert Advisor & Chair of the Expert Committee, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Institute of ESD; Executive Director (Hong Kong) of National Working Committee for UNESCO Project on ESD; President of World Institute of Sustainable Development Planner; Director of Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers.

Sponsored by

TQM Consultants Co. Limited; HiESD of UNESCO Hong Kong and WISDP

Booth MP14

HiESD of UNESCO Hong Kong and WISDP

As a UNESCO approved Certified Sustainable Development Corporate, TQM highly focuses on sustainability. We believe a company performs better when they align with corporate sustainability. Instead of only looking at short term profits, we suggest considering long term benefits from mutual interdependence and eco-innovation.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

Building a culture of sustainability and developing a sustainable business model for our business associates

Solutions Showcase:

  • ESG Reporting / Consultancy
  • Strategic / Corporate Consultancy
  • Sustainability Services

Nespresso Booth

14:00 – 15:00

Coffee’s Circular Journey – Coffee Ground Planting Workshop

This will be a fun, hands-on workshop using our pots made out of coffee grounds and food waste, allowing guests to create their own plant.

Presented by FoodCycle+, workshop participants will learn how we handle coffee compost daily.

To register your interest for this workshop, please email Katie Leung at katie.leung@nespresso.com. Please note that you must be a registered and approved delegate of ReThink HK 2021 to be eligible to attend this workshop. 

Learnings

  • To understand the Nespresso capsule recycling program in Hong Kong
  • To reuse used capsules and coffee grounds in more innovative ways
  • To discover how used coffee grounds from recycled Nespresso capsules are being turned into coffee compost to help plants grow

Post-Event Actions

  • Send used coffee capsules to Nespresso for recycling
  • Have your own plant creation at home or in the office, reminding yourself to reuse, reduce and upcycle
  • Share with friends how Nespresso capsules can be recycled to create a better environment

Speakers

Hermia Chung

Co-Founder

FoodCycle+

Hermia Chung

Co-Founder

FoodCycle+

Hermia stayed and worked in several farms during her time in Australia and New Zealand. She obtained the Certificate of Permaculture Design Course (PDC) in Australia and joined as a tour guide of Produce Green Foundations after returning to Hong Kong. Hermia is the Co-Founder of FoodCycle+ and helps FoodCycle+ to recycle local organic waste into high quality compost, and use the compost in FoodCycle+ Farm.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

FoodCycle+ aims to promote local organic recycling via growing fresh, and low carbon organic vegetables with high quality local compost. We produce local organic compost by recycling organic waste. The use of local compost helps to regenerate the poor soil, and also mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon into soil.

Sponsored by

Nespresso

Booth D30

Nestlé Nespresso SA works with more than 110,000 farmers in 15 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and the surrounding landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with the NGO Rainforest Alliance, the program helps to improve the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high quality coffee and improving livelihoods of farmers and their communities.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Reducing, reusing and recycling

2. Supporting farmer’s livelihood

3. Making your cup fully carbon neutral by 2022

Solutions Showcase:

  • Sustainability initiatives of the brand

Legal Name: Nestle Hong Kong Limited

16:00 – 17:00

From Capsule to Art – Recycled Aluminum Artwork Workshop

This will be an interactive workshop where guests can learn how to make decorations or accessories using our aluminium capsules. Participants can also create their own art pieces while learning about our aluminium separation process and 2nd life products.

To register your interest for this workshop, please email Katie Leung at katie.leung@nespresso.com. Please note that you must be a registered and approved delegate of ReThink HK 2021 to be eligible to attend this workshop. 

Learnings

  • What are the types of waste classification
  • Why should we do waste classification
  • How a coffee capsule is used for upcycling

Post-Event Actions

  • Send used coffee capsules to Nespresso for recycling
  • By placing upcycling products on your work desk, remind yourself to reuse, reduce and upcycle
  • Spread the idea that Nespresso capsules are made of aluminium, which can be 100% recycled

Speakers

Smice Tang

Founder

Mad.tal

Smice Tang

Founder

Mad.tal

Smice Tang is an experienced event and exhibition designer. As the founder of Mad.tal, he aims at demonstrating waste classification and metal waste upcycling. In addition to his primary job function, Smice has been recognized by Nespresso HK for his extraordinary commitment to upcycling metal wastes.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

To let people know the importance of waste classification, recycling and upcycling.

Sponsored by

Nespresso

Booth D30

Nestlé Nespresso SA works with more than 110,000 farmers in 15 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and the surrounding landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with the NGO Rainforest Alliance, the program helps to improve the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high quality coffee and improving livelihoods of farmers and their communities.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Reducing, reusing and recycling

2. Supporting farmer’s livelihood

3. Making your cup fully carbon neutral by 2022

Solutions Showcase:

  • Sustainability initiatives of the brand

Legal Name: Nestle Hong Kong Limited

Wednesday 06 October
Workshop Suite 1

12:00 – 13:15

Eating Our Way to a Better Future – From Farm to Fork

Participants role-play as key decision-makers across the food journey from farm to fork – as farmers, as restaurant owners and as consumers. They will experience how to practise regenerative agriculture, design sustainable and attractive menus and become eco-conscious dine-in and takeaway customers in this immersive workshop

Learnings

  • Learn how our food is grown and how it can be done sustainably
  • Learn how the hospitality and F&B industry can green their operations and promote this to customers
  • Learn how to become “greener” foodies whether you are dining in or ordering delivery

Post-Event Actions

  • Hospitality and F&B delegates: Explore ways to support regenerative agriculture such as working with Zero Foodprint
  • Consumers: Rethink normal dining practices and pursue 2/3 ways of eating more sustainably

Speakers

Woody Chan

CSR & Sustainability Manager

foodpanda

Woody Chan

CSR & Sustainability Manager

foodpanda

Woody Chan leads corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives at foodpanda, strengthening its commitment to grow sustainably with its ecosystem of riders, merchants, and consumers. As an advocate for environmental sustainability, Woody has also participated in various speaking engagements, from TEDx talks and university seminars to industry forums and panels.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

To make every delivery experience as sustainable as possible through cutting greenhouse gas emissions, reducing plastic waste and minimising food waste.

Joel Tomas

Director of Partnerships

Zero Foodprint Asia

Joel Tomas

Director of Partnerships

Zero Foodprint Asia

Operations & Training Consultant, Grassroots Initiatives

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Joel joined Grassroots in the spring of 2018 as Operations Manager. His role includes expanding the company’s operational development to meet more rigid sustainability practices and extending those same practices to other F&B projects. He is currently completing a Bachelor in Health Science, majoring in Public Health & Global Sustainability from Western Sydney University.

Sponsored by

foodpanda

foodpanda is a leading on-demand delivery platform in Asia dedicated to bringing consumers a wide range of food, groceries and more, quickly and conveniently. With a footprint of 13 markets across the region, foodpanda recognises its environmental impact and is dedicated to minimising this though cutting carbon emissions, reducing plastic waste and tackling food waste.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Assess and offset carbon emissions across APAC markets

2. Launch Sustainable Packaging Programme for restaurant partners

3. Conduct reusable food container pilot programme

4. Set up a Sustainable Restaurant Criteria and invite restaurant partners for assessment

5. Scale up a “Less Rice” menu feature to reduce consumer food waste

Legal Name: Delivery Hero Food Hong Kong Limited

Workshop Suite 2

10:15 – 11:45

The “Are You Climate Ready?” Ecosystem

This presentation will discuss the innovative “Are You Climate Ready” Ecosystem from a systems thinking perspective to help businesses implement and improve environmental management systems to meet the TCFD recommendations.

Learnings

  • Changing personal behaviours
  • Creating a positive spillover into the organisation
  • Accelerating action and shared learning through collaboration in PODs
  • Connecting to innovations to optimise opportunity, such as En-ROADS

Post-Event Actions

  • Join the “Are You Climate Ready?” Initiative
  • Register to the full version of En-ROADS workshop, a climate change simulator developed by MIT Sloan, to understand system dynamics of climate change
  • Join the Asia Circular Economy Association to learn more on Circular Economy and other related topics such as climate change, sustainability and ESG

Speakers

Lynn Johannson

President

E2M

Lynn Johannson

President

E2M

Lynn Johannson is an eco-entrepreneur. With experience in over 60 countries, she has written international standards for environmental management and their interdependency with green finance. She advises governments, NGOs, big and small enterprises, as a respected innovator in the synergy of practices and concepts for a better, greener economy.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Collaboration requires eco-literacy, fierce dedication to intellectual honesty, innovation, the democratisation of capital markets, the protection of primary wealth and its efficient conversion for a greener, better, wealthier world economy.

Ir Dannie Yung

Expert Partner

Asia Circular Economy Association

Ir Dannie Yung

Expert Partner

Asia Circular Economy Association

Dannie Yung has life-long experience leading organisations to excellence. She holds a master degree in Industrial Engineering and is a Chartered Engineer running her consultancy business. She collaborates with global partners escalating excellence in areas of data analysis, actionable insight and intelligence culture leadership and business transformation.

My Sustainability Goals f0r 2021:

To awaken business leaders and all Earth dwellers passion and actions in the journey of “Are You Climate Ready?”.

Sponsored by

Asia Circular Economy Association

Asia Circular Economy Association was established in March 2020 with the mission to promote Circular Economy (CE) to various stakeholders such as the industries, academics, technology experts, NGO, general public and the governments in Hong Kong, China and other Asian countries to provide economic, environmental and social benefits to them.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Organizing panel sessions and workshops that can collect information from different stakeholders using specialized methodologies by our expert members.

2. Implement community projects that can educate the concept of Circular Economy and sustainability to the general public

3. Initiate research that measures the level of circularity for communities and the whole city to enable government to formulate policies and plan the infrastructures of the city.

4. Collaborate with industries, associations and governments from mainland China and other Asian countries for business and research opportunities.

5. Organize CE and related topics (e.g. sustainability and climate change) conference, seminars, training courses and workshops with the help of experts in Hong Kong and overseas to introduce CE related methodologies and new technologies to various industries.

Solutions Showcase:

  • Circular Economy Solutions
  • Education / Training / Certification
  • ESG Reporting / Consultancy

Legal Name: Circular Economy (Hong Kong) Limited

12:00 – 13:30

Introduction of Circulab – A Methodology to Implement Circular Business Models

This workshop will introduce the important concepts of Circular Economy and perform a demonstration version of Circulab workshop, a methodology to implement circular business models to organisations to achieve the triple bottom line.

Learnings

  • Circular product/service design
  • Positive and negative impacts analysis
  • Identification of the triple bottom line

Post-Event Actions

  • Internal discussion on implementation of circular business models
  • Formation of circular teams in their organisations
  • Determine how circular economy can bring financial profit for their own organisations and at the same time provide social and environmental benefits to the society

Speakers

Mokhtari Amir Majdi Hamed

Director

Asia Circular Economy Association

Mokhtari Amir Majdi Hamed

Director

Asia Circular Economy Association

Hans Majdi (PhD, in civil engineering ), currently with THEi, is working on a project regarding circular carbon economy via plastic waste incorporation into asphalt pavement. Prior to this he served there as a lecturer instructing courses on sustainable materials for built environment.

Harry Li

Founder

Circular Economy (Hong Kong)

Harry Li

Founder

Circular Economy (Hong Kong)

Harry is the founder of Circular Economy (Hong Kong) Limited. He graduated as an Industrial Engineer and worked as a systems simulation consultant for about 30 years. He is currently a certified consultant of Circulab, an international community specialised in circular economy to help organisations implement circular business models.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Other than achieving financial and environmental benefits, I hope more considerations could be put on social aspects such as health and education so that all citizens, and not just only commercial organisations, can enjoy success.

Sponsored by

Circular Economy (Hong Kong) Limited

Booth G20

The mission of our company is to provide knowledge and expertise of circular economy to organizations in all industries and provide such knowledge so that they can implement in circular business models to become more profitable and create social and environmental for the benefits of the future generations.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

  • Educate stakeholders on the methodology of circular economy
  • Explore innovative solutions to optimize the triple bottom lines
  • Promote the concept of circular communities to citizens
  • Slow down or even reverse the trend of climate change
  • Create cross-industry partnerships for implementing circular business models

Solutions Showcase:

  • Education / Training / Certification
  • ESG Reporting / Consultancy
  • Professional Services

Legal Name: Circular Economy (Hong Kong) Limited

Nespresso Booth

14:00 – 15:00

Coffee’s Circular Journey – Coffee Ground Planting Workshop

This will be a fun, hands-on workshop using our pots made out of coffee grounds and food waste, allowing guests to create their own plant.

Presented by FoodCycle+, workshop participants will learn how we handle coffee compost daily.

To register your interest for this workshop, please email Katie Leung at katie.leung@nespresso.com. Please note that you must be a registered and approved delegate of ReThink HK 2021 to be eligible to attend this workshop. 

Learnings

  • To understand the Nespresso capsule recycling program in Hong Kong
  • To reuse used capsules and coffee grounds in more innovative ways
  • To discover how used coffee grounds from recycled Nespresso capsules are being turned into coffee compost to help plants grow

Post-Event Actions

  • Send used coffee capsules to Nespresso for recycling
  • Have your own plant creation at home or in the office, reminding yourself to reuse, reduce and upcycle
  • Share with friends how Nespresso capsules can be recycled to create a better environment

Speakers

Hermia Chung

Co-Founder

FoodCycle+

Hermia Chung

Co-Founder

FoodCycle+

Hermia stayed and worked in several farms during her time in Australia and New Zealand. She obtained the Certificate of Permaculture Design Course (PDC) in Australia and joined as a tour guide of Produce Green Foundations after returning to Hong Kong. Hermia is the Co-Founder of FoodCycle+ and helps FoodCycle+ to recycle local organic waste into high quality compost, and use the compost in FoodCycle+ Farm.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

FoodCycle+ aims to promote local organic recycling via growing fresh, and low carbon organic vegetables with high quality local compost. We produce local organic compost by recycling organic waste. The use of local compost helps to regenerate the poor soil, and also mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon into soil.

Sponsored by

Nespresso

Booth D30

Nestlé Nespresso SA works with more than 110,000 farmers in 15 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and the surrounding landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with the NGO Rainforest Alliance, the program helps to improve the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high quality coffee and improving livelihoods of farmers and their communities.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Reducing, reusing and recycling

2. Supporting farmer’s livelihood

3. Making your cup fully carbon neutral by 2022

Solutions Showcase:

  • Sustainability initiatives of the brand

Legal Name: Nestle Hong Kong Limited

16:00 – 17:00

From Capsule to Art – Recycled Aluminum Artwork Workshop

This will be an interactive workshop where guests can learn how to make decorations or accessories using our aluminium capsules. Participants can also create their own art pieces while learning about our aluminium separation process and 2nd life products.

To register your interest for this workshop, please email Katie Leung at katie.leung@nespresso.com. Please note that you must be a registered and approved delegate of ReThink HK 2021 to be eligible to attend this workshop. 

Learnings

  • What are the types of waste classification
  • Why should we do waste classification
  • How a coffee capsule is used for upcycling

Post-Event Actions

  • Send used coffee capsules to Nespresso for recycling
  • By placing upcycling products on your work desk, remind yourself to reuse, reduce and upcycle
  • Spread the idea that Nespresso capsules are made of aluminium, which can be 100% recycled

Speakers

Smice Tang

Founder

Mad.tal

Smice Tang

Founder

Mad.tal

Smice Tang is an experienced event and exhibition designer. As the founder of Mad.tal, he aims at demonstrating waste classification and metal waste upcycling. In addition to his primary job function, Smice has been recognized by Nespresso HK for his extraordinary commitment to upcycling metal wastes.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

To let people know the importance of waste classification, recycling and upcycling.

Sponsored by

Nespresso

Booth D30

Nestlé Nespresso SA works with more than 110,000 farmers in 15 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and the surrounding landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with the NGO Rainforest Alliance, the program helps to improve the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high quality coffee and improving livelihoods of farmers and their communities.

Our sustainability goals for 2021:

1. Reducing, reusing and recycling

2. Supporting farmer’s livelihood

3. Making your cup fully carbon neutral by 2022

Solutions Showcase:

  • Sustainability initiatives of the brand

Legal Name: Nestle Hong Kong Limited

More workshops coming soon!
Confirmed delegates will be able to register for workshop sessions from13 September

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