Civic Exchange was ranked the 46th Top Environment Policy Think Tank and on the list of Best Independent Think Tanks and Best Advocacy Campaign in the University of Pennsylvania’s 2016 Global Go to Think Tank Index.
Civic Exchange commends the Government’s Climate Action Plan 2030+ for its many initiatives, but regrets that the plan shies away from the most important questions: How quickly is Hong Kong phasing out coal? And what are we going to switch into: natural gas or nuclear?
Civic Exchange announced that Mr Evan Auyang has been appointed as Chairman of the Board.
Professor Chan is an award-winning journalist, journalism professor and media expert, who recently retired as the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.
ANNOUNCEMENT – Professor Ying Chan, Matriarch of Journalism School in Hong Kong, Joined Civic Exchange as Distinguished Fellow
Civic Exchange is delighted to announce that Professor Yuen-Ying Chan has joined Civic Exchange as a Distinguished Fellow.
Civic Exchange and Walk21, an international leader in championing walking, are producing this Conference with an objective to advance civic engagement and influence public policy on the theme of urban walkability.
Civic Exchange submitted a written comment to support the SAR Government to roll out long-term action plan for post-2020 to cope with threats and consequences brought by the remarkably changing climate.
Asian Urban-Wellbeing Indicators Comparative Report : Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai (2016 First Report) – Graphic Summary
The survey is conducted in three Asian cities – Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.
It is hoped that the findings will provide insights into city dwellers’ attitudes and priorities in order to identify areas for further research and to provoke discussions on how urban policymakers can better meet people’s needs.
Civic Exchange announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Maura Wong as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Civic Exchange’s Written Submission to the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong Consultation (by Environment Bureau and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the public consultation on the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong launched in January 2016