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Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards Presentation 2022
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WWF-Hong Kong successfully hosted the annual Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards Presentation 2022 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday, 2 December 2022.

More than 200 business partners and guests joined our event to exchange insights and share experience from their fields of expertise in which they can benefit the natural world.

Our event highlighted the importance of adopting Nature-based Solutions and why it is important to build a nature positive world. At WWF-Hong Kong, we believe that stakeholders in the business and commercial sectors play a vital role to enable and accelerate the transformation.

With its theme of “Nature-Business Solutions: Partnerships for the Future” seeks to address how businesses can step up to tackle Climate Change issue and contribute more to bend the curve of Biodiversity Loss.

Morning Session Highlight:

Opening and Welcome Remarks by Mr Philip Mok, Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of Development Committee, WWF-Hong Kong
Keynote Speaker by Ms Gillian Elizabeth Meller, Legal & Governance Director, MTR Corporation Limited
Leadership Panel Discussions on “Integrated Nature-based Solutions for a Sustainable Economy”
• Moderator – Dr Winnie LAW, The University of Hong Kong
• Panellist – Ms Julia LAU, OStJ, JP, Urbantraces Limited
• Panellist – Dr David GALLACHER, AECOM
• Panellist – Professor Mee Kam NG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
• Panellist – Dr Bosco Chan, WWF-Hong Kong
Define the term Nature-based Solutions and how they are relevant to planning and urban development. Identify roles of community stakeholders in facilitating the uptake of Nature-based Solutions. Explore business opportunities, discuss key challenges, and implement strategies involved in integrating Nature-based Solutions into the Northern Metropolis development.

Afternoon Session Highlight:

Opening and Welcome Remarks by Ms Irene Chu, Member of the Executive Council and Chairperson of Finance Committee, WWF-Hong Kong
Leadership Panel Discussions on “How Can Businesses Contribute to a Net-Zero Future?”
• Moderator – Mr Joe PAN, Carbon Neutral Club
• Panellist – Professor Thomas C.C. WONG, The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong
• Panellist – Ms Suzanne CHEUNG, Swire Coca-Cola HK
• Panellist – Dr Vincent CHENG, Arup
• Panellist – Mr Pat WOO, KPMG China
• Panellist – Ms Karen HO, WWF-Hong Kong
Address how different industry sectors combat climate change issues. Explore how businesses can bridge the gap to reach the goal of net-zero; list strategies to confront barriers to net-zero; avoid the label of “greenwashing”; and uncover potential related benefits to Hong Kong’s economy and livelihood.
Funded by the Hong Kong Government’s Sustainable Development Fund, “Sustainable Living for the Health of People and Nature” project kick-off activity. The project aims to promote a low-carbon lifestyle throughout society.
WWF-Hong Kong sincerely expresses our gratitude for the support of our business partners including the members of the Corporate Membership Programme, Low Carbon Manufacturing Programme and Low-carbon Office Operations Programme. You all play an essential role in our work to influence conservation and sustainable development in Hong Kong and wider region.

Enquiry Contact: corporate@wwf.org.hk