About Martina Mok

As former SVIHK Head of Programmes & Partnerships, Martina has managed member services and built tri-sector partnerships to promote the adoption of Shared Value until early 2022. Martina is passionate about catalysing sustainable change through a business-led, cross-sector approach. Her wide-ranging expertise includes communications, campaign management, Shared Value, corporate social responsibility and social innovation.

Colliding on a Journey Towards Net Positive

By |2022-03-01T11:44:39+08:00December 8th, 2021|

Martina Mok, our former Head of Programmes and Partnerships, invites you to draw on what our team has learned – and to challenge these – through three-plus years of connecting and enabling Hong Kong’s most passionate changemakers across business, civil and public sectors.

Impatient Optimism in a World on Hold

By |2021-01-29T12:06:35+08:00November 27th, 2020|

Reflecting on the last few months of industry events, partner conversations and Member meetings, here are my observations on some major barriers to social innovation in Hong Kong. Some of my views may be unpopular, but then again we’re not here to be mainstream. Alongside each is an example of what we’ve tried in overcoming that barrier, in case it’s useful to others.

5 Ways to Extend COVID-19 Business Changes for Social Impact

By |2020-11-17T12:16:42+08:00June 29th, 2020|

As the world has learned to cope with the pandemic and started to look ahead to long-term recovery, we all keep hearing about the need to “build back better”, increase resilience and not go back to the way things were. Easy to say, but what exactly does that look like? How do we truly transition to rebuilding a “new economy” that is more inclusive and sustainable, using what we have learned in the past few months?

5 Social Innovation Trends in Hong Kong with Shared Value Opportunities

By |2018-12-19T04:37:48+08:00December 19th, 2018|

Some people think Hong Kong can be a hard-nosed, apathetic place on the surface. But look a little deeper and you’ll find many people here have a generous capacity to “care” and design creative solutions to complex problems. That much is clear from our daily conversations with businesses, NGOs and social innovators. So what’s lacking?

Meet the Team: Martina Mok – My Wandering Path to Purpose

By |2018-11-20T05:21:06+08:00October 30th, 2018|

Three months ago, I moved back from New York, quite unexpectedly, to help build Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong, after one fateful coffee meeting. Coming from six years in public relations, this new role is vastly different and yet makes perfect sense. I was asked to share my story – so here’s a candid account of my wandering path to purpose, and a few things I learned.

A Turning Point in Investing for Impact and Shared Value in Hong Kong

By |2018-11-20T05:21:33+08:00October 24th, 2018|

As part of our efforts to increase understanding of shared value, SVIHK recently hosted our first public talk on the topic of impact investing, green finance and ethical screening in partnership with The Executive Centre, to illustrate examples of and opportunities for shared value in financial services and the investment arena.

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