Civic Exchange is an independent think-tank founded in Hong Kong in 2000. We conduct public policy research related to the natural environment, urban planning and wellbeing. Our latest reports can be read and downloaded below.
Our report found that overall awareness about biodiversity in Hong Kong was very low, and that official government sources on the subject were not well received. However, young Hong Kong residents were more likely to be aware and concerned about biodiversity.
In this briefing paper, Civic Exchange explains the term “ecosystem services,” and explores how that concept could be used to better utilise Hong Kong’s natural resources.
Civic Exchange and ADM Capital Foundation’s new research paper brings together myriad issues related to Hong Kong’s freshwater supply, which is mostly imported from China.
Since 2006, Hong Kong has taken the lead in Asia in researching the extent of air pollution from ships and its impact on human health.
Civic Exchange and City University of Hong Kong used newly developed sensors to track individuals’ exposure to certain pollutants, as they moved between home and parts of the city.
This project takes the first step towards clarifying the issues around Public Open Space (POS) in Hong Kong, and analysing data to quantify inequalities.
This report, the culmination of two years’ research, was released during the launch of our WALKABILITY initiative. It includes an assessment tool designed for Hong Kong, and studies of five neighbourhoods.