Business Environment Council Presents EnviroSeries Conference to Explore Business Sector’s Role in Hong Kong’s Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy

Hong Kong, 16 October 2018 - Business Environment Council Limited 商界環保協會有限公司 (“BEC”) will host its flagship event, the EnviroSeries Conference on Friday, 23 November 2018.  With the theme of “The Making of a Low Carbon Hong Kong: Business Leadership and Best Practices”, the Conference will serve as a platform for policy makers, industry experts, business leaders and academics to exchange views in exploring how the business sector can contribute to Hong Kong’s transformation towards a low carbon city. Mr Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment is invited to be the Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker at the event.
Hong Kong SAR Government is in the process of developing Hong Kong’s long-term decarbonisation strategy up to 2050 through stakeholders’ engagement and a public consultation to be launched in late 2018 or early 2019. In response, this EnviroSeries Conference is set to demonstrate the business sector’s commitment to decarbonisation through business strategies, innovation and technologies, investment, integrated solutions, partnership and sectoral target setting - feeding into Hong Kong’s long-term decarbonisation strategy.

Among the confirmed speakers / guests are (as of today):

  • Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker: Mr WONG Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment
  • Mr Shailesh SREEDHARAN, Director of Global Operations, World Resources Institute
  • Mr ZHANG Jian-yu, Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund China
  • Ms Suzin AHN, Associate Director for Asia Pacific, CDP
  • Mr Keith CHENG, Head of Digitalization Hub, MindSphere Application Centre - City, Siemens Ltd
  • Mr T. K. CHIANG, Managing Director, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
  • Mr Jonathan DREW, Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Estate Group, Global Banking Asia-Pacific, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Mr Sebastian SCHENK, Head of BASF Management Consulting Asia Pacific
  • Mr Yuming HUI, China Director, The Climate Group
  • Mr Mike KILBURN, Assistant General Manager, Sustainability, Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Dr Calvin KWAN, General Manager, Sustainability, Link Asset Management Limited
  • Mr Nicholas LEWIS, Director, Business Development, K. Wah Construction Materials (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Dr Jeanne NG, Director of CLP Research institute
  • Ms Amie SHUTTLEWORTH, Global Director of Sustainability, Cundall
  • Dr Thomas TANG, Sustainability Consultant
  • Dr Raymond YAU, General Manager, Sustainable Development, Swire Properties Ltd
  • Dr Nadira LAMRAD, Assistant Director – Sustainability & ESG Advisory, Business Environment Council Limited

*More panelists to be announced

Event details:


23 November 2018 (Friday)


9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


The Mira Hong Kong



(Early bird up to 40% off before 5 November 2018; special discounts apply for BEC members or group booking)

Details and registration: (Registration Closed)

Staged twice a year, EnviroSeries Conference is BEC’s flagship event that aims to provide a cross-sector forum for stakeholders to discuss and address key issues related to Hong Kong’s environmental sustainability and serves as a key initiative of BEC in terms of thought-leadership on important topical issues. For more information about BEC EnviroSeries Conference, please visit  (Registration Closed).

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About Business Environment Council Limited  商界環保協會有限公司

Business Environment Council Limited 商界環保協會有限公司 (“BEC”) is an independent, charitable membership organisation, established by the business sector in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in 1992, BEC has been at the forefront of promoting environmental excellence by advocating the uptake of clean technologies and practices which reduce waste, conserve resources, prevent pollution and improve corporate environmental and social responsibility. BEC offers sustainable solutions and professional services covering advisory, research, assessment, training and award programmes for government, business and the community, thus enabling environmental protection and contributing to the transition to a low carbon economy.