Civic Exchange is proud to be a supporting organization of the shipping industry-led Fair Winds Charter 2013 (FWC 2013), announced today.
On environment, Civic Exchange welcomes Chief Executive C Y Leung’s proposals in his maiden policy address to tackle the city’s pressing environmental issues, including air pollution and nature conservation, among others.
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to 2013 Policy Address and 13/14 Budget Consultation. This document covers the areas in democratic development, governance, equal opportunities, poverty and gender.
Civic exchange believes that the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) should be included in the 2012-13 Policy Address. To follow the CBD’s updated Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, Hong Kong is expected to produce a comprehensive Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP)…
Independent policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Developing a Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong.
Civic Exchange welcomes the announcement of the new air pollutant emissions reduction targets for Hong Kong in 2015 and 2020, and a series of proposed control measures.
Civic Exchange welcomes Audit Commission’s Report No.59 (the Report) dated 26 October 2012 and released today, in particular Chapters 1 and 2 on “Monitoring and reporting of air quality” and “Implementation of air-quality improvement measures”, respectively.
In response to 2013 Policy Address Consultation on Environmental Policies, Civic Exchange submitted this document that focuses mainly on issues relating to air pollution and public health, nature conservation, water resources management, energy and climate change, and city planning.
Civic Exchange today launched a new report entitled Walkable City, Living Streets. This report studies the walking environment in the city, draws on the best practices from overseas cities, and maps out what it takes for Hong Kong to become a world class city for pedestrians.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Protecting Sites of Ecological Value: A Guide for Decision-makers (the Guide). This paper aims to assist decision-makers and administrators responsible for protecting Hong Kong’s biodiversity.