We mean business in climate action
Energy & Environment

We mean business in climate action

  By Simon Ng Several weeks ago, Typhoon Mangkhut whirled past Hong Kong and left a lasting impression to the city and its people. Typhoon…

Thou shalt pay! For Garbage! Waste charging scheme finally comes to Hong Kong, almost
Energy & Environment

Thou shalt pay! For Garbage! Waste charging scheme finally comes to Hong Kong, almost

On Wednesday, the Hong Kong government tabled a bill to LegCo for a mandatory waste charging scheme – 14 years after the idea was first…

Electrical appliance recycling: Making perfect the enemy of better
Energy & Environment

Electrical appliance recycling: Making perfect the enemy of better

The Producer Responsibility Scheme on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment has been in place for two weeks. While there are concerns arising from the scheme,…

You Break It (up), you buy it: HK Convention seeks to drive safe ship recycling
Energy & Environment

You Break It (up), you buy it: HK Convention seeks to drive safe ship recycling

Around 90 percent of the goods we buy arrive in Hong Kong via ship. While ships play a vital role in world trade, they pose…

Eliminating plastic waste
Energy & Environment

Eliminating plastic waste

In early June, a dead pilot whale in southern Thailand was found packed with 80 plastic bags inside its body. This sad news once again…

Ola! Mexicans unite to save Hong Kong and global seas
Energy & Environment

Ola! Mexicans unite to save Hong Kong and global seas

On Saturday, 26 May 2018, a diverse group of people participated in the “Conservation Day @ The Beach” at Pui O, Lantau island, Hong Kong. This…

Fostering innovation in the heart of China’s Greater Bay Area
Energy & Environment

Fostering innovation in the heart of China’s Greater Bay Area

From left to right: Tony Verb, Founder, GreaterBay Ventures & Advisors, Siqi Zheng, Faculty Director, MIT China Future City Lab (MIT-CFC) and Professor Roland Chin,…

Leveraging Business Opportunities in GBA Sustainability for Hong Kong
Energy & Environment

Leveraging Business Opportunities in GBA Sustainability for Hong Kong

Maya de Souza is the Assistant Director for Policy Research at Business Environment Council, an independent organisation established by the business sector to promote environmental…

HK should hurry onboard to build sustainability in GBA
Energy & Environment

HK should hurry onboard to build sustainability in GBA

The Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative has been a constant topic for discussion on a wide variety of subjects – and almost all of them…

The Greener Greater Bay Area: Leveraging Economic Opportunities
Energy & Environment

The Greener Greater Bay Area: Leveraging Economic Opportunities

Maya de Souza is the Assistant Director for Policy Research at Business Environment Council, an independent organisation established by the business sector to promote environmental…