HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – July 26, 2021 – The Green Monday ESG Summit, a new addition to the ReThink HK 2021 event calendar, will be held on Wednesday, October 6and at the HKCEC in Wanchai.
One day summit will host an exciting line-up of expert speakers and discussion topics designed to raise awareness and inspire action in relevant and critical areas of corporate sustainability for Hong Kong businesses.
Confirmed speakers include: Crystal ChanVice President – Corporate Affairs and Impact, McDonald’s Hong Kong; Irene ChuHead of New Economy, Head of Life Sciences, Hong Kong, KPMG; Sonalia FigueirasFounder and CEO, Green Queen, Ekowarehouse and SourceGreenPackaging.com; Rob GarrettHead of Branding and Design, Black Sheep Restaurants; Gabrielle KirsteinCEO and Founder, Feeding Hong Kong; Joey LauAssistant Sustainable Development Manager, Swire Group; Lawson LauExecutive Director, Cornerstone Technologies Holdings Limited; Doctor Peter Leedirector of research and development (environment), Nano and Advanced Materials Institute; Francois NgaiFounder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong; Tim ParkerFounder and CEO, Circular City; Dr Merrin PearseSustainability Advisor, The Purpose Business; Isabelle Carvalho Silva, Director of Strategic Projects, Group Strategy and Business Development, AIA; and Felix Wangprincipal analyst, Euromonitor International, and others to be announced.
Our speakers will share their insights on a range of topics, covering sustainability trends shaping business, the plant-based revolution, transformative partnerships, collaborations to tackle food waste and ESG strategies for company to realize our Net-Zero ambition, among others.
Commenting on the launch, Chris Brown, founder and director of ReThink HK, said he was delighted with the partnership; “To be invited to co-host the Green Monday ESG Summit is an honor and the program is a perfect fit for our Sustainable Partnerships Theatre. Accelerating the pace of sustainable development in Hong Kong requires collective responsibility and effective collaborations – we hope to inspire participants to explore new partnerships of their own that will drive change towards a low-carbon and more equitable city”.
All ReThink HK delegates will have access to the Green Monday ESG Summit which will be opened by Green Monday Founder and CEO, David Yeung. “Following the launch of the Green Monday ESG Coalition in April, I am extremely excited to showcase our ambition on the ReThink HK stage in October. The Green Monday ESG Summit reflects our goals of uniting business with central and contribute to a more sustainable and resilient future Summit attendees should expect to be inspired and motivated to accelerate change in their businesses through actionable and trackable tools provided by Green Monday and our partners.
ReThink HK is the city’s most ambitious business event for sustainability. Taking place over two days on October 5 and 6, the comprehensive conference and solution showcase exhibition has been designed specifically for Hong Kong business leaders, sustainability practitioners, and research and funding managers. new sustainable strategies.
Since 2012, Green Monday Group has been committed to promoting climate-friendly food choices and building a sustainable food ecosystem as part of its core mission. Its multi-faceted model, spearheaded by advocacy arm Green Monday Foundation, operating arm Green Common, food tech innovation arm OmniFoods and impact investing arm Green Monday Ventures, has earned the group global recognitions. Green Monday Group named to Fortune’s 2020 “Changing the World” list and Fortune China’s “20 Most Socially Influential Startups in China” list.
Early bird delegate passes are available until August 13, with all fees contributing to dedicated impact projects with ReThink HK’s charity partners; Green Earth and ImpactHK.
For the full agenda and updated speaker announcements, visit rethink-event.com/esg-summit
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