A 200-metre stretch of Des Voeux Road Central, a major thoroughfare in downtown Hong Kong, was pedestrianised for a day. Car traffic was stopped to allow for cultural, sport and environmental events.
In response to Intellects Consultancy Ltd.’s application to the TPB, Civic Exchange submitted a document to express our strong objection to the application and to dismiss the shaky arguments provided by the applicant.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) launched a document entitled Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (Consultation Paper) . This Consultation Paper aims to urge the issuers in Hong Kong d …
In March 2015, the ENB of the HKSAR Government launched a document entitled Public Consultation on the Future Development of the Electricity Market (the Consultation Document). Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the consultation.
Civic Exchange announced that Paul Zimmerman has joined its Board of Directors.
South China Morning Post: The small house policy, which was first enacted in 1972 as a temporary measure to address the housing needs of the indigenous villagers in the New Territories, has long been criticised as unsustainable and outdated – open to abuse, corruption, speculative development, environmental damage and is a form of discrimination against women.
Civic Exchange released the results of a public opinion survey on the Small House Policy (SHP) to better understand people’s knowledge and attitudes towards the SHP and rural land development in the New Territories.
Civic Exchange submitted a document to the Office of the Ombudsman to provide comments on government’s implementation of strengthened control of exhaust emissions from petrol and LPG vehicles
South China Morning Post: Recent debates over the direction of the Urban Renewal Authority, sparked by the resignation of managing director Iris Tam Siu-ying in March, have raised valid points about the conflict between its social mission and the need to make a profit.
South China Morning Post: A report on roadside air quality on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island along the tramway was released by Civic Exchange and the Institute for the Environment at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.