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…

GBA: Dirty deeds done dirt cheap out of style in Greater Bay Area
Energy & Environment

GBA: Dirty deeds done dirt cheap out of style in Greater Bay Area

A long-time advocate of sustainability, Thomas Tang shared with Harbour Times what regional cooperation means to sustainability and how businesses in the Greater Bay Area…

HKUST hires power player to project influence
Energy & Environment

HKUST hires power player to project influence

From outspoken legislator to scrappy think tank startup boss, Christine Loh built a career on speaking her mind. Her think tank matured into a major…

5P Wave could see Hong Kong finance go beyond green finance and ESG to the next level

Paula DiPerna is a visiting fellow at Civic Exchange, a Hong Kong-based environmental think tank.    On a recent Sunday along Victoria Harbour, smog and…

Recycling park opened to treat waste electrics
Energy & Environment

Recycling park opened to treat waste electrics

‘Waste electrical and electronic equipment’ (WEEE), of which Hong Kong produces 70,000 tonnes annually, can now be recycled and treated as the recycling facility WEEE.PARK…

China should lead in creating new sustainable international development model

Ed Note: While Harbour Times normally only looks at Hong Kong policy, our author here anticipates Hong Kong officials participating in mainland governance bodies will…

New tax break of electric cars gets less-than-electric response

Hong Kong will give new tax breaks of up to HK$250,000 for car owners who switch to an electric vehicle. The Special Administrative Region’s government…

Go green on red packets
Energy & Environment

Go green on red packets

A green campaign is calling for less paper wastage as red packets are to swamp the city during the Chinese New Year. “Hong Kongers use…

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power
Energy & Environment

Green for Green: More dollars for renewable power

Hong Kong citizens are ready to pay more for renewable energy, but the city still has a long way to go in the development of…

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high
Energy & Environment

Hack, hack: Hong Kong government urged to take action as toxic air pollutants alarmingly high

Air pollution in Hong Kong scored an unhealthy 192 in air quality index last week, five times higher than Beijing where pollution has been a…