Smart city strategy should be sustainable

Smart city strategy should be sustainable

Dr. Winnie Tang explains why Hong Kong should elevate its smart city strategies if it wants to compete on an international level.

Municipal Solid Waste charging scheme alone cannot save HK from its waste dumping woes

Municipal Solid Waste charging scheme alone cannot save HK from its waste dumping woes

Smart lampposts and a tipping system are two suggested methods of preventing residents from breaching the Municipal Solid Waste charging scheme. Photo: A land to…

HK cracks top 10 on sustainable cities index

HK cracks top 10 on sustainable cities index

Hong Kong is the 9th most sustainable city in the world, and the second most sustainable in Asia, according to consultancy firm Arcadis. Last month, Arcadis…

Leveraging Business Opportunities in GBA Sustainability for Hong Kong

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

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

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

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

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…

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…

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!

The former US vice-president and Nobel Peace laureate takes the stage as he talks about the economic history of innovation and his thoughts on sustainable…