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April 2018

Catching the Wave: HK as a Regional Green Finance Hub?

April 17 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
HKUST Business School Central, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

On Tuesday April 17th 2018, Civic Exchange hosted an event Catching the Wave in HKUST’s Business School in Central on how Hong Kong could spearhead regional green finance development. Visiting Fellow Paula di Perna joined industry practitioners and experts on discussing the importance of embedding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into mainstream investing and finance. To an audience of more than 100 –which included Undersecretary of the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau Joseph Chan – Catching the Wave gathered…

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Master Class on Systemic Change

April 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Civic Exchange Visiting Fellow Paula DiPerna will give a short introduction on her experience with large systems, current views and future priorities. This is an event co-organised by B Market Builder, Education for Good, Dream Impact and B Corp Consulting Group.

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Culture and Climate Change – The Inevitable Thread

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

(Image courtesy Asia Society Hong Kong) Science informs us, but culture propels us, as society tries to come to terms with the complexities of climate change. Asia Society Hong Kong and Civic Exchange bring together two very different topics — culture and climate change — in this unique panel discussion with leading figures in contemporary art, classical music, photography and sustainable finance. The event will be moderated by Civic Exchange Visiting Fellow Paula DiPerna, who is both an expert in…

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Connecting Finance and Natural Capital

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 213 Queen's Road East
Wan Chai,
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"Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol" provides financial institutions with standardized guidance on how to incorporate environmental risks and opportunities into lending, investment and insurance decision-making. The guidance was developed through pre-competitive collaboration across the financial sector, and offers flexible guidance for integrating natural capital across assets and portfolios. Join us in Hong Kong for unique first access to the final guidance; the chance to hear practical case studies from other leading financial institutions around…

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From Coral Reefs to Carbon Markets: A Writer’s Adventure

April 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong 2 Lower Albert Road Central, Hong Kong

Civic Exchange Visiting Fellow Paula DiPerna will speak about how her work as a writer and film producer led her around the world, not only to various unique adventures and experiences, but also to her current interest in environmental finance. This is paid event is open only to FCC members and their guests.

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City Nature Challenge

April 27 - April 30

Hong Kong will join more than 60 other cities to compete in the City Nature Challenge. The event calls for citizen scientists to submit photos of plants, animals and fungi using the iNaturalist app. Civic Exchange is a supporting organisation of the City Nature Challenge, a US-based initiative which is going international for the first time this year.

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May 2018

The Future of the Paris Agreement

May 14 @ 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

June 22 @ 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

September 19 @ 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

October 26 @ 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 About the Jockey Club Civic Exchange “Reconnecting Open Space” Programme The Jockey Club Civic Exchange “Reconnecting Open Space” Programme is a public engagement project that aims to evaluate and raise societal awareness on the quality of open space…

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