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May 2018

The Future of the Paris Agreement

14th May 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
HKUST Business School Central, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong,Hong Kong

The 2015 Paris Agreement was hailed as the “world’s biggest diplomatic success”. However, it is very much still a work in progress, and the question of whether it will ultimately prove successful in preventing dangerous climate change remains uncertain. This event with HKUST’s Institute for the Environment and Civic Exchange will act as a preview to the upcoming COP24 conference in December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. The speaker will be Professor Daniel Bodansky of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of…

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June 2018

Actions for Active Ageing – Urban Design for All

22nd June 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

The Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design presents the HKIUD Conference 2018, when we will explore the physical and social issues of how our cities can be more inclusive, and why better urban design is essential in reinforcing the cultural ties in our communities, especially with an ageing population. Civic Exchange is a supporting organisation for this event.

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September 2018

The Fair Winds Charter Seminar

19th September 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
GLG, 9th Floor, St. George’s Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

An eminent panel of speakers discussed the landmark achievement of the Fair Winds Charter, a 10-year effort that led to ship-emission reduction and cleaner air in Hong Kong.

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October 2018

The Jockey Club Civic Exchange “Reconnecting Open Space” Programme: “Space Talk, Space Walk” Public Forum

26th October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate House WGW Theatre, The University of Hong Kong
Pok Fu Lam,Hong Kong
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Free

The Forum Explored Three Major Themes: Hong Kong people’s views on the quality of open space in the city The importance of open space to people's wellbeing People’s favourite open space examples and what makes them attractive Download the forum brochure here Forum Agenda Opening Remarks Ms Winnie CheungChief Executive, Civic Exchange Video Mr Raymond LeeDirector, Planning Department, HKSAR Government Video Ms Donna TangExecutive Manager, Charities (Grant Making — Sports and Environment), The Hong Kong Jockey Club Keynote Presentation Ms…

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January 2019

Post-COP24 Hong Kong Forum: Implications for Hong Kong’s Long-Term Decarbonization Strategy

21st January 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
HKUST Business School Central, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong,Hong Kong
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At the forum, we will discuss the governments’ actions following United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (also known as COP24) and the private sector's action to decarbonize Hong Kong, given the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s advice that global carbon-neutrality is needed by 2050 to keep global average temperature increase to 1.5 °C.

The forum is co-hosted by Civic Exchange, HKUST Institute for the Environment, HKUST Business School, and Business Environment Council.

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June 2020

Report Launch: “Towards a Better Hong Kong: Pathways to Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2050”

29th June 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Civic Exchange joins hands again with World Resource Institute in a study to inform Hong Kong’s pathway towards a low-carbon economy. On 29th June 2020, a HK2050 is Now’s public policy report will be released to highlight the urgency as well as opportunities for Hong Kong to strengthen policy actions. The report lays out a comprehensive roadmap for Hong Kong to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 90% and outlines the associated challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for the government. The report paves the…

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December 2020

HK2050 is Now Green Building Reports Launch Webinar

8th December 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
Free

You are cordially invited to the HK2050 is Now Green Building Reports Launch Webinar on 8 December 2020 (Tuesday) from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (GMT+8). The webinar will be broadcasted on Youtube and Facebook. Click here for Youtube Broadcasting Click here for Facebook Link Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s latest Policy Address places strong focus on meeting Hong Kong’s 10-year public housing supply and achieving carbon neutrality before 2050. This is expected to create huge opportunities for Hong Kong’s green buildings and…

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June 2021

COP26: Race to Zero Webinar series Scenarios for TCFD-aligned disclosures

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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ECF Young Environment Ambassador (YEA) Programme 2021-2022

June 30 @ 11:59 pm

Applications are now open for the ECF Young Environmental Ambassadors program. Through a summer a of intensive workshops and training sessions, the overarching aim is to foster a generation of young climate change-makers in Hong Kong.

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October 2021

ReThink 2021

October 5 @ 9:30 am - October 6 @ 6:00 pm
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Expo Drive, Wanchai
Hong Kong,
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It’s time to ReThink! Hong Kong’s best attended and most ambitious business event for sustainable development will be held on 5-6 October at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. ReThink 2021, co-organised by BEC, has been designed specifically for sustainability practitioners, business leaders and those responsible for researching and resourcing new sustainable strategies. The annual ecosystem event unites stakeholders, demonstrating the business case and strategies for change against a backdrop of innovation and the sustainable solutions needed to achieve…

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