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CREATIVE COLLISION 2024

18 April 2024 @ 12:30 pm - 6:45 pm

About

Join us at CREATIVE COLLISION 2024 on 18 April, our flagship interactive “non-conference” for business, civil society, the public sector, and social innovation leaders. Building on four successful editions, we will tackle together the challenges of solving societal issues while making profit.

This year, we will offer new formats to complement our popular signature sessions. Don’t miss out on a co-creation day at Dream Impact, in Lai Chi Kok, and check back here for more updates!

Early-bird tickets are available until 18 March with promo code: CC24EB

 

 

Programme

LOCATION: Dream Impact, Lai Chi Kok
TIME: 18 April, 12:30 pm – 6:45 pm
12.30 pm Registration
1.30 pm Opening

Event host: Karen Koh, Owner, Intermedia

1.45 pm Wheel of Fortune

Our revamped Wheel of Fortune game show engages players from diverse business and impact perspectives as they strive to balance People, Planet & Profit – with your input. Will they succeed in aligning profit and purpose?

Host: Virginia Wilson, Senior Executive Advisor, SVIHK

Presenters:

  • Ada Yip, Botanist, Second Stage
  • Veronica Sze, Director, Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Hong Kong
  • Chris Brown, Founder & CEO, ReThink Hong Kong
  • Garrick Lau, Head of Sustainability and Shared Value, Nan Fung Group
  • Luca Fong, Managing Director, Accenture Song Hong Kong
2.30 pm CSV Showcase

Challenge of Operation

So you aspire to create shared value, but how do you bring an idea to life? How do you rally an organisation with you? Come learn the inside scoop on two impactful business projects in Hong Kong. Our case presenters will take us through HOW to explore an opportunity around user needs, sell the business case, design a pilot, build partner networks and track impact.

Presenters:

  • Kevin Ching, Senior Sustainability Manager, Hang Lung Properties
  • Melanie Cheng, Sustainable Solutions Strategist, Sustainable Office Solutions (SOS)
  • Joanne De La Zilwa, Sourcing Manager – Global Distribution, Crossroads Foundation

 

 
3.00 pm Break
3.15 pm Workshop - Parallel Tracks (A,B, C or D)

Participants will split into four groups in the afternoon according to their choice of track. See below for details of TRACKS A, B, C, and D for your selection.

TRACK A: Exec Labs (Challenge of Ideation) – We’ve asked a few local executives for their real business pain points, related to Sustainable Development Goals. Can you help them crack the problem? In diversely mixed participant teams, you will get to ask them questions, quickly ideate CSV solutions, then pitch for feedback to see what might be feasible next steps.

Local executives:

  • François-Xavier Guiot, Head of Strategic Growth, Collaboration, Sustainability, Wealth & Personal Banking, HSBC
  • Clement Li, Business Development Manager, Spare-it
  • Kate Wood, Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness Leader, Asia Pacific Financial Services, EY

Facilitators:

 

TRACK B: Meta-competencies – Develop meta-competencies to navigate constant change (Challenge of Leadership) – How can sustainable change leaders drive purpose and achieve their goals in an uncertain, ever-changing environment? Join us for an interactive session where participants will uncover the power of meta-competencies – the overarching soft skills that enable adaptability, engagement, and creativity, as well as improve the ability to act.

During this session, you will work in teams on mini-challenges to creatively approach SDG objectives, while leveraging a set of enabling skills and human factors. By the end of the session, participants will take home a deck of cues with handy tips, which will equip them for effective stakeholder engagement and collaboration.

Facilitators:

 

TRACK C: DEI at a Glance

Join us for a session led by Community Business on the current challenges and trends on building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment. Learn about ways in which your organization can build future-focused approaches to DEI and learn about the ethical usage of current technologies such as AI. Through engaging activities and awareness building exercises, you will gain important insights on how to increase inclusivity and implement best practices within your organisation.

Facilitators:

  • Yee Lin Ng, Senior Consultant, Community Business
  • Len Nguyen, Client Solutions Manager, Community Business

 

TRACK D: World Cafe – Nature as a stakeholder 

What if nature had a seat at your board table alongside your stakeholders? Join our interactive World Café to gain a fresh perspective on your operations and explore practical ways of integrating sustainability into your daily decision-making. Guided by industry experts, participants will engage in roundtable conversations, rethinking the relationship between human activities and the natural world. Together, they will build actionable sustainable strategies and create a comprehensive to-do list to bring back to their respective organisations.

Facilitators:

  • Charlotte Lafitte, Managing Director, Green Office Project by Banyan Workspace
  • Dorothy Lam, Co-founder & Chief Analyst, Dream Impact
  • Nicole Siu, Manager, Strategy and Innovation, General Insurance, Greater China, AXA
4.55 pm Impact Auction

Challenge of Scaling

Back by popular demand! Hong Kong’s social enterprise community is rapidly growing and maturing, while big business is just coming to the table as they see market opportunities. Everyone will hear several diverse “corporate-ready” impact venture founders tell you their stories in 5 minutes flat. “Bid” just one hour of your time with your name card if you want to learn more, partner, fund, mentor, refer, or share.

Host: Joost Lobler, Founder, Shrett Limited

2023 Impact Auction Alumnus: Jill Kong, Co-founder, Beetales

Pitchers

5.40 pm - Closing

Everyone will have a chance to hear and share their experiences with different tracks, participants share takeaways and key learnings for your CSV journey.

5.50pm - Networking

Networking with refreshments. A chance to carry on the conversation of potential collaborations with fellow changemakers.

6.45 pm End

Speakers

Ada Yip

Ada Yip

Botanist, Second Stage Read More
Ada Yip

Ada Yip

Botanist, Second Stage

Ada is currently a Project Principal at Second Stage, a newly formed social venture building company which invests in financial and human capital in early stage companies with specific intention to make a positive impact to society and communities. She is also one of the Founding Directors of WYNG 43 Social Investment. Ada acted as CEO in one of its invested companies, Urban Spring, from 2015- 2022. She is a Certified ESG Analyst under EFFAs. Beyond her day job, her volunteer roles include being the co-chair of the board of Social Value International (a UK registered charity), one of a leading global network that pioneers in establishing impact measurement standards and trainings and a board member Social Value Hong Kong (formerly The Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts), as well as a member of the Advisory Committee on Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities under the Social Welfare Department of the Hong Kong Government. Prior to the above engagements, she was the Programme Director of the i2i (incubation to investment) program at SOW Asia. In her early career, Ada worked at a number of international financial institutions in Toronto, Tokyo, and Hong Kong with regional management responsibilities for over 15 years.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Be inspired and exchange ideas with people who would like to make a difference and make positive changes to our society. I hope to open my mind to see new lights to various opportunities and possibilities for different business and operating models."

Alan L.Y. Cheng

Alan L.Y. Cheng

UX Designer, Palo IT Read More
Alan L.Y. Cheng

Alan L.Y. Cheng

UX Designer, Palo IT

As a product designer with a background in psychology and computer science, Alan helps businesses grow by using user research driven design methodologies to create impactful, humanistic digital experiences for their existing and potential customers.

Charlotte Lafitte

Charlotte Lafitte

Managing Director, Banyan Workspace, Green Office Project, Climate Fresk Facilitator Read More
Charlotte Lafitte

Charlotte Lafitte

Managing Director, Banyan Workspace, Green Office Project, Climate Fresk Facilitator

With a BBA in International Business, Charlotte started her career at DFS (LVMH), before transitioning to hospitality. She holds a diploma in Business Sustainability Management from the University of Cambridge, is a certified Climate Fresk & Human Factor Mural facilitator, and Managing Director of both Banyan Workspace and the Green Office Project. Charlotte's unique blend of corporate experience, environmental advocacy and strong interpersonal skills forms the bedrock of her engaging sustainability workshops, and her perceptive insights and actionable strategies are invaluable to companies looking to advance their ESG targets and team engagement.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Collaboration and collective thinking are key to drive meaningful change. I'm excited to participate in CREATIVE COLLISION 2024, where we'll learn from one another and come up with innovative solutions that can create a lasting impact."

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Founder & CEO, ReThink HK Read More
Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Founder & CEO, ReThink HK

Chris has over 20 years of experience working on large-scale business events. Originally from the UK, Chris has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2015. He conceived, designed, and launched the ReThink HK event during the first part of 2019. Undeterred by the challenges faced by live events at that time, the new event concept aimed to unite the full business and sustainability ecosystem, championing positive action and shared responsibility. The event has received excellent support, and its 5th edition is scheduled for September at the HKCEC. It is recognized as the city's best-attended business event for sustainable development.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Taking part for once instead of hiding behind the scenes!."

Clement Li

Clement Li

Business Development Manager, Spare-it Read More
Clement Li

Clement Li

Business Development Manager, Spare-it

Clement started his career in the Marketing and Events Management field, leveraging his experience and bringing it into the Business Development and Client Relations field. He understands the customer's needs and is currently focusing on Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement. Clement is passionate about connecting the dots, exploring collaboration, and influencing behavior change.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I am so looking forward to interact with like-minded individuals to address different challenges that we all are facing. Listening and getting to understand how each person/company is bringing new ideas and innovation to create a better world."

Cynthia Lok

Cynthia Lok

Founder, Clean Read More
Cynthia Lok

Cynthia Lok

Founder, Clean

After graduating from LSE, Cynthia spent the first 10 years of her career in the insurance industry across various Strategy roles. However, with an urge to be ‘closer to the ground’, she began her entrepreneurial journey in 2021 with a coffee and laundry shop that focused on ‘sustainability in the small things’. Fast forward to 2023, through experimentation, the Clean brand has now pivoted into something much wider: utilising design and technology to create a more inclusive workplace. Cynthia aims to create sustainable social impact by empowering Special Educational Needs (SEN) talents and businesses with innovative solutions to mutually excel.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I can't wait to meet like-minded people and businesses, and learn more about how they make a social impact in our community! "

Dorothy Lam

Dorothy Lam

Co-Founder & Chief Catalyst, Dream Impact Read More
Dorothy Lam

Dorothy Lam

Co-Founder & Chief Catalyst, Dream Impact
With a multi-dimensional background and experience in emerging technology, social innovation and arts in New York City, Hong Kong, Berlin & Abu Dhabi, Dorothy integrates various disciplines of wellness, resilience and innovation of how businesses can integrate community-driven and human-centric solutions to solve today’s pressing social issues. Through the establishment of a collaborative co-working and events hub, ESG & impact solutions advisory, and impact capital services, Dorothy has successfully built a network of over 160 social startups, NGOs, universities, impact investors, and corporates that collaborate together. Dream Impact is the leading impact ecosystem builder in Hong Kong.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?
"I'm most excited about the cross-sector opportunities for collaborations on various impact themes! And also to meet new ventures pitching at the Impact Auction is always exciting to feel the energy in the room! Looking forward to seeing how Hong Kong is rebounding post-pandemic and the ESG Integration for long term success!"

 

François-Xavier Guiot

François-Xavier Guiot

Head of Strategic Growth, Collaboration, Sustainability, Wealth & Personal Banking, HSBC Read More
François-Xavier Guiot

François-Xavier Guiot

Head of Strategic Growth, Collaboration, Sustainability, Wealth & Personal Banking, HSBC

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"The most exciting element for me is to bring a very diverse group of experts and passionate individuals to tackle the most challenging aspects of sustainability in Hong Kong"

Garrick Lau

Garrick Lau

Head of Sustainability & Shared Value, SEWIT Department, Nan Fung  Development Limited  Read More
Garrick Lau

Garrick Lau

Head of Sustainability & Shared Value, SEWIT Department, Nan Fung  Development Limited 

Being a Gen-Y and a father of two children, Garrick is aspired to bring happiness and fulfilment to the future generations. He believes it is fundamental for every individual and every business to do good and create shared values for the community. His experience covers social innovation, sustainability, change management and intrapreneurship, hospitality and real estate asset management, and youth development. He currently works with a private conglomerate to integrate sustainability across various aspects of operations, target to demonstrate and advocate for the Creating Shared Value (CSV) model to all businesses. 

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?
"Looking forward to learning how we can break through conventional ways of operation with an intrapreneurial mindset. It's an opportunity to connect with stakeholders through impactful initiatives rooted in sustainability and shared value and to explore how this mindset can be integrated into organisations, from high-level strategies to day-to-day operations."

Grace Cheng

Grace Cheng

Founder & CEO, Agewhale Read More
Grace Cheng

Grace Cheng

Founder & CEO, Agewhale

Grace is the founder and CEO of Agewhale. Inspired by her experience caring for her grandparents, she founded Agewhale to help families navigate elder care. Agewhale helps develop care plans and identify support services to enable aging well in place. Her vision is for Agewhale to become the leading social innovator in family caregiver support and make caregiving a positive experience for all. She spoke at the TEDxTinHauWomen 2023 event on the importance of caregiver preparation. Before founding Agewhale, Grace was the General Manager of the Fair Employment Agency to reinvent migrant domestic worker recruitment industry standards.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I'm most excited to connect with purpose-driven leaders from diverse backgrounds at Creative Collision. I look forward to learning about successful shared value projects and exploring partnership opportunities."

Íñigo Muñoz Bilbao

Íñigo Muñoz Bilbao

Managing Consultant, Humans Matter Read More
Íñigo Muñoz Bilbao

Íñigo Muñoz Bilbao

Managing Consultant, Humans Matter

Íñigo founded one of the first crowd-funding companies in Spain. After that, he moved into supporting business at different stages to optimize their resources and grow, through strategic changes to their operations and business models. Íñigo has been working with Humans Matters for the last three years.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Meeting people from the ecosystem and catching up with some of our partners and friends."

Jason Chan

Jason Chan

UX Lead, PALO IT Read More
Jason Chan

Jason Chan

UX Lead, PALO IT

Jason is a Design Leader with passion for HCD and innovation. He has over 20 years of technology experience and 12 years in Design - holding roles in-house and consultancy across multiple industries in UK and Asia. His areas of expertise are in UX design/strategy, design thinking and lean innovation, UX strategy, Service design and Product Management.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Having conversations and sharing ideas on how to solve societal issues."

Jill Kong

Jill Kong

Co-founder, Beetales Read More
Jill Kong

Jill Kong

Co-founder, Beetales

Jill is passionate co-founder of Beetales Limited, a leading bee conservation social enterprise. With a deep-rooted love for nature and a strong commitment to environmental sustainability, Jill has dedicated herself to preserving and protecting bee populations. Through Beetales, she spearheads initiatives focused on raising awareness about the vital role of bees in our ecosystem and implementing sustainable practices to ensure their well-being. Jill’s expertise in beekeeping and conservation has earned her recognition as a knowledgeable advocate in the field. With her unwavering dedication, she continues to make a significant impact on the preservation of these essential pollinators.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"About innovation, collaboration, and inspiration will converge in one dynamic event."

Joanne De La Zilwa

Joanne De La Zilwa

Sourcing Manager - Global Distribution, Crossroads Foundation Read More
Joanne De La Zilwa

Joanne De La Zilwa

Sourcing Manager - Global Distribution, Crossroads Foundation

Joanne is a sourcing manager driven by a profound desire to create a positive impact. With a solid background in procurement and merchandising within the garment sector, Joanne brings together a strategic mindset and a strong sense of purpose. Their expertise in supply chain management and remarkable ability to cultivate meaningful partnerships empower the organization to achieve its goals. Joanne is highly adaptable in this ever-changing environment, constantly staying ahead of the curve. With an unwavering commitment to driving social change, they make a lasting difference in the lives of those they serve, ensuring a brighter future for all.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I am most enthusiastic about helping individuals realise the profound impact they can have on someone's life through seemingly simple actions. In a world where we often underestimate the power of small gestures, I find great joy in fostering a deeper understanding of the ripple effect that our actions can create."

Joost Lobler

Joost Lobler

Founder, Shrett Limited Read More
Joost Lobler

Joost Lobler

Founder, Shrett Limited

Joost is a Dutch citizen who is based in Hong Kong for over 13 years. Most of his career he was a banker, but in 2021 he decided to try and contribute to a better environment and become a green entrepreneur. Together with an international team his company - Shrett Limited - developed the world’s first plastic shredder that can be used in households and businesses (offices, F&B, airports, event venues etc.). Shrett is currently used by several hotels in Hong Kong and abroad, as well as recyclers in Europe.

Joyce Wong

Joyce Wong

Managing Consultant, Humans Matter Read More
Joyce Wong

Joyce Wong

Managing Consultant, Humans Matter

Joyce is now the Managing Consultant at Humans Matter, a purpose-driven company that leverages deep expertise in cognitive and behavioural sciences to support people empowerment and engagement, sustainability transition and change management.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Learning about pockets of excellence out there. Meeting and connecting with other active optimists. Tapping into the collective wisdom, diverse knowledge, expertise and the wider network for co-creating initiatives - to shift our businesses, economy and the society at large toward a regenerative model."

Karen Koh

Karen Koh

Founder, Intermedia Read More
Karen Koh

Karen Koh

Founder, Intermedia

Karen is an award winning broadcast journalist, professional MC and media and presentation skills coach with over 30 years of experience in telling global stories. She has worked for international TV news broadcasters in London, Singapore and Hong Kong, produced and hosted live and recorded radio shows and coached TedX speakers. She also serves on the board of the Foreign Correspondents' Club HK and EngenderHealth, a US-based NGO which focuses on women and girls' sexual and reproductive health around the globe. For fun, she loves surfing, roller skating, drumming, cooking, reading and time with friends and family.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I'm really excited to meet new people, hear their voices and have them share their ideas and how they might bring them to life, as well as learn about some success stories. I'm looking forward to the projects/products/ideas we'll see at the impact auction, which can turn a venture into an adventure!"

Kate Wood

Kate Wood

Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness Leader, Asia Pacific Financial Services, EY Read More
Kate Wood

Kate Wood

Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness Leader, Asia Pacific Financial Services, EY

Kate leads Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at EY for Asia Pacific Financial Services. She joined EY in November last year after spending 8 years at HSBC, where she worked in various risk and compliance roles. At HSBC, she also founded and ran their first mental health employee resource group in Asia Pacific. During the pandemic, Kate shifted her focus to organizational culture and wellbeing. She retrained in mental and physical health and pivoted to a career in DE&I following the birth of her first child. In addition to her role at EY, Kate managed one of Hong Kong's largest netball clubs, served on the board of a premiership rugby club, and is an advocate for mental and physical health.

Kevin Ching

Kevin Ching

Senior Sustainability Manager, Hang Lung Properties Limited Read More
Kevin Ching

Kevin Ching

Senior Sustainability Manager, Hang Lung Properties Limited

Kevin is a committed sustainability practitioner specialising in climate resilience and resource management for Hang Lung Properties' Hong Kong portfolio. With a background as a Chartered MEP Engineer and 14 years of project management experience, he brings extensive expertise to his role. Additionally, Kevin possesses 8 years of property management experience and is an expert in EDGE certification. He currently oversees the collaboration with Sustainable Office Solutions (SOS) for the recycling of over 4,000 pieces of office furniture as part of the Hong Kong office rejuvenation project since 2022. Kevin is dedicated to driving sustainable practices and promoting environmental stewardship.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I am excited to be in the presence of experts and leaders from various fields providing valuable insights and perspectives on topics related to shared value creation, social innovation, and sustainability."

Len Nguyen

Len Nguyen

Client Solutions Manager, Community Business Read More
Len Nguyen

Len Nguyen

Client Solutions Manager, Community Business

Len is the Client Solutions Manager at Community Business. She is responsible for client solutions design and relationship management. Prior to Community Business, Len has worked as a recruiter specializing in technology roles as well as a partnership consultant at a software company. She has APAC business exposure focusing on Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Her core competencies are business development and account management. She also has extensive volunteering experience as a role model at Inspiring Girls. Len is Vietnamese-Pakistani and grew up in Shanghai and Hong Kong. She is a native Vietnamese speaker, fluent in English and speaks Cantonese and Mandarin. Len uses She/Hers pronouns.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I am most excited about the Impact Auction where we can see diverse and innovative ideas come together in the room and create enthusiastic partnership for the community!"

Luca Fong

Luca Fong

Managing Director, Accenture Song Hong Kong Read More
Luca Fong

Luca Fong

Managing Director, Accenture Song Hong Kong

Luca is a seasoned leader driving sustainable growth for Fortune 500 clients, bringing big ideas to life through innovations that creates meaningful experiences and brand purpose. He has over 17 years of consulting experience in North America and Asia. He worked alongside leaders of multinational companies to navigate and embrace disruptions, define experience-led digital strategies and solutions, and deliver complex global digital transformations.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Excited about driving meaningful change with changemakers in the business community."

Marine Veillon

Marine Veillon

Head of Asia, Humans Matter Read More
Marine Veillon

Marine Veillon

Head of Asia, Humans Matter

Marine has been living for over 10 years in Asia: Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. A graduate of ESSEC, a French Business School, she has been managing large-scale projects, developing partnerships in various industries, and is passionate about problem-solving and purpose-driven change. Marine and her team are supporting organizations in their change towards more sustainable models for both people and the planet.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I am looking forward to this opportunity to connect and reflect, with inspired and purpose-driven individuals, about how to make sustainable change happen in Hong Kong and beyond."

Mariya Neklyudova

Mariya Neklyudova

Project Executive, Humans Matter Read More
Mariya Neklyudova

Mariya Neklyudova

Project Executive, Humans Matter

Mariya, equipped with a background in marketing and a degree in International Management, delved into the realm of behavioural transformation and cognitive design while being an intern at Humans Matter in Paris. Guided by her passion and driven by her internship experience, she is now a Project Executive at the Hong Kong branch. Mariya works on projects with a focus on sustainability, mental health, and DEI, all while leveraging her expertise in graphic design to elevate her contributions. Fluent in Russian, English, and French, Mariya's passion for psychology, social sciences, and design thinking fuels her dedication to impactful projects.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"As someone dedicated to impactful projects, I'm eager to explore how companies can innovate, compete, and foster sustainability while addressing pressing societal challenges. Let's co-create solutions for a better world together!"

Melanie Cheng

Melanie Cheng

Sustainable Solutions Strategist, Sustainable Office Solutions (SOS) Read More
Melanie Cheng

Melanie Cheng

Sustainable Solutions Strategist, Sustainable Office Solutions (SOS)

Melanie is the Sustainable Solutions Strategist at SOS, her mission is to drive partnerships to expand SOS’s impact as a circular economy solution. She has a background in architecture, her previous roles include sustainability consulting, focusing on the delivery of supply chain projects addressing human rights and environmental risks. She has worked with clients across industries including financial services, property development, manufacturing, F&B and waste management. Outside of work, she strives to align her lifestyle with her passion for the environment, leading a zero-waste life, composting her own food waste and diving with a coral reef conservation group in HK.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Meeting partners to collaborate with, amplifying positive impact for our environment and communities!"

Neil Shih

Neil Shih

Co-Founder & CEO, define CLEAN Read More
Neil Shih

Neil Shih

Co-Founder & CEO, define CLEAN

Neil is the co-founder and CEO of the green technology company define CLEAN. They specialise in developing and providing naturally-derived powder-form personal and household cleaning products, eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Their products are 98% lighter than general market alternatives. With define CLEAN, customers can simply fill a reusable bottle with tap water, add the powder, and the cleaning solution is ready to use!

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"As a green technology company, we are doing a lot of social impacts and innovation to bring out naturally-derived, eco-friendly and affordable alternative cleaning solutions. We are keen to collaborate with different social enterprises to enlarge the social impact by introducing green living and sustainability."

Nicole Siu

Nicole Siu

Manager, Strategy and Innovation, General Insurance, Greater China, AXA Read More
Nicole Siu

Nicole Siu

Manager, Strategy and Innovation, General Insurance, Greater China, AXA

Nicole is the Strategy and Innovation Manager for AXA HK and Macau General Insurance. Driven by her passion and belief in the transformative power of sustainability to create a resilient future, she is currently spearheading on sustainability-related initiatives, focuses especially on climate-related risks, to shape for an integration of sustainability principles into underwriting framework, product offerings and operation management. With the insurance industry’s pursuit of positive change, she is highly involved for the development of innovative insurance solutions to address emerging climate and nature-related risks, to demonstrate the competency and potential of the industry to facilitate the transition journey and contribute to the greater good.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"To engage with like-minded individuals to envision a future at the forefront of sustainability, revolutionising practices and championing a greener, more inclusive world."

Oliver Yeung

Oliver Yeung

Co-founder, CLS Environmental Technologies Read More
Oliver Yeung

Oliver Yeung

Co-founder, CLS Environmental Technologies

Oliver, a chemist with a keen interest in mitigating climate change and environmental pollution, is directing his research towards converting renewable feedstock and waste materials into chemicals and fuels. Additionally, he is also interested in design of nanomaterials for purposes such as sensing, solid-state emission, and the degradation of persistent organic pollutants in wastewater.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"I'm most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024 because it will be an explosive gathering of creative minds and innovative ideas. I can't wait to witness the sparks of inspiration that will ignite."

Pirry Leung

Pirry Leung

Founder, Furry Green Pet Food Read More
Pirry Leung

Pirry Leung

Founder, Furry Green Pet Food

Pirry has a deep-rooted passion for sustainability, holding a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Simon Fraser University and studies in Environmental Engineering at BCIT. With over a decade of expertise in environmental management and green technologies, Pirry is a serial entrepreneur in waste upcycling and circular economy. His C2C and C2B businesses, such as Furry Green Pet Food and O2 Soya Pulp Cat Litter, transform local food waste into eco-friendly pet products. His proficiency also extends to managing organic waste recycling production lines, underscoring his commitment to environmental stewardship.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"We're thrilled for Creative Collision 2024, where diverse minds from Hong Kong converge in a dynamic, egalitarian space to co-create sustainable futures. Looking forward to anticipate hands-on innovation, barrier-breaking discussions, and the exhilaration of discovering breakthrough solutions together."

Sylvine Wong Wing Sin

Sylvine Wong Wing Sin

CEO, BSF Innovation Limited Read More
Sylvine Wong Wing Sin

Sylvine Wong Wing Sin

CEO, BSF Innovation Limited

Paying attention to the sustainable development of the global trend, Sylvine co-founded BSF Innovation to focus on promoting upcycling products and implementing ClimateTech solutions to the industries. She is the UK Energy Institute Certified Carbon Auditor and the fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Sylvine has 10 years of project management experience for commercial hospitals, universities, and NGOs.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024
"Innovative sustainable solutions should be beneficial to and driven by different kinds of stakeholders from the society. I look forward to meeting and exchanging ideas with different social enterprises, property management, and corporates during the Impact Action."

Thomas Fung

Thomas Fung

Senior Consultant, Palo IT Read More
Thomas Fung

Thomas Fung

Senior Consultant, Palo IT

Thomas is a Senior Consultant who specialises in guiding organisations and teams towards agile transformation. He is skilled in coaching, facilitating workshops, and implementing practices to drive collaboration, efficiency, and project success. Thomas is passionate about empowering individuals to adapt to change and deliver exceptional results. He becomes highly energized when helping product development teams improve their work processes and is keen to implement and experiment with the latest Agile practices.

Veronica Sze

Veronica Sze

Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Nestlé Hong Kong Read More
Veronica Sze

Veronica Sze

Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Nestlé Hong Kong

Veronica is the Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability for Nestlé Hong Kong, overseeing the company's public affairs, corporate communications, media relations, as well as Creating Shared Values (CSV) for all business units. She is also the lead in working closely with different local teams to achieve various Sustainability goals. She joined the group in 2010. Prior to this, she has worked at a global communications consultancy, pharmaceutical industry association, media outlet and university, which granted her extensive experiences in driving policy change, stakeholders’ outreach, corporate social responsibilities, as well as built relationships with professionals of various disciplines. Veronica received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Philosophy and two LLB degrees. She is currently the Committee Members of the Hong Kong Suppliers Association and Hong Kong Health Food Association.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?
"Profitable business and solutions to societal problems should go hand in hand. That is the way to creating shared value. CREATIVE COLLISION 2024 will be a fantastic opportunity for business, civil society, and/or the public sector to exchange views and co-create a sustainable future for generations to come.."

 

Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson

Senior Executive Advisor, SVIHK Read More
Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson

Senior Executive Advisor, SVIHK

Leading private and social enterprises for over 25 years in multilateral, culturally diverse environments, Virginia is passionate about bringing to life measurable impact and creating new value in our society.

Virginia has a demonstrated track record of securing strategic partnerships between corporations, governments, and non-profits to deliver on social impact projects. She started her career in telecommunications, building satellites, and the distribution of free-to-air television across 60 countries in Asia.

Virginia focuses on education, believing that investing in people is the key driver for impactful change. Bringing together diversity and crossing cultural divides is a pathway to create Shared Value in our world, aligning purpose with profit.

After serving on the board of several educational institutions including ESF and the VTC, Virginia is now a member of the Board of Directors of the Adecco Group Foundation in Switzerland a social innovation lab, incubating and accelerating new solutions in the world of work.

Virginie Ostrowski

Virginie Ostrowski

Chief Executive Officer, SVIHK Read More
Virginie Ostrowski

Virginie Ostrowski

Chief Executive Officer, SVIHK

Virginie has dedicated her career to purpose-driven organisations, fostering collaboration between corporations, government, and civil society to achieve Sustainable Development Goals.

Originally a journalist, Virginie turned to communications to leverage her professional skills in addressing society's needs. From e-health to sustainable development, she helped raise awareness and drive change on critical issues as a Communications and Marketing professional. Before joining SVIHK, she played a pivotal role in fostering a shared value cluster that brings together academics, public bodies, and private companies to spearhead sustainability initiatives in transport and energy infrastructure.

Passionate about impact and innovation, Virginie brings her strategic and operational expertise to Shared Value Initiative. Originally from France, she has lived in Germany, Eastern Europe, Canada, and Hong Kong, where she started sailing and open-water swimming.

Yee Lin Ng

Yee Lin Ng

Senior Consultant, Community Business Read More
Yee Lin Ng

Yee Lin Ng

Senior Consultant, Community Business

Yee Lin is responsible for consulting and training design and delivery, as well as client relationship management. Well equipped with over 30 years of work and life experience, Yee Lin seeks to coach and motivate the next generation of thought leaders by enriching their personal growth and heightening their professional value. She is a ICF PCC certified coach with many years of executive leadership experience. Prior to joining Community Business as a consultant in C&T, she was based in Shanghai for 10 years and worked in a creative agency in branding strategy and project management with global brands. Actively involved with ICF Singapore’s Community of Practice for Team Coaching and Outreach & Coaching for Community, she holds a Mentor role with Asia Institute of Mentoring, Singapore Halogen Foundation’s Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Hong Kong Kids4Kids' Action For A Cause. This is her vision of paying it forward to build a highway of hope for future generations. Yee Lin holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Political Science, National University of Singapore. She is also a certified CSM, CAL-E, CAL-T and CAL-O with Scrum Alliance. She is native in English and fluent in spoken Mandarin and Cantonese.

Event Partners

Start me up and Invest HK
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EXECUTIVE PARTNER

Strategic Partners

Community Business

Community Business

Community Business is a leading not-for-profit committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in companies across Asia. A membership-led organisation, Community Business grounds all its work in research, applying Asia-led insights to interpreting global practices and policies.

Why you are thrilled to support CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?

"CREATIVE COLLISION 2024 is a fantastic event where people from different sectors are gathered to discuss and tackle societal issues. This aligns with our vision of creating social impact and our commitment to SDG 17 Partnership for the Goals, by increasing their understanding of key issues, motivating them to act and encouraging them to be bold in their pursuit of responsible and inclusive business practices."

Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

Innovation and technology run in our DNA. From Hong Kong to the world, we are propelling pioneers into forces for good, steering them to success, and transforming their ideas into impact. For 20 years, we have been building up Hong Kong as an international I&T hub, creating a thriving ecosystem with our world-class infrastructure, collaborative network, and global vision.   We are here to spark innovation that empowers future generations. A launchpad for international ambitions, our innovation hive offers programmes for incubating great ideas and commercialising technologies. Wherever they are in their journey, every tech talent can find a place to shine at our innovation campuses. We are re-imagining a future that is better, brighter, and smarter.

Why you are supporting CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?

“Our vision is to create a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region, and to build a future abundant with innovation opportunities for the younger generations."

Humans Matter

Humans Matter

Humans Matter is a forward-thinking agency committed to creating positive change through innovative and evidence-based approaches. We help organisations design and implement solutions that improve the ability to act of individuals and collectives, enabling sustainability transitions. Powered by 140+ employees with a wide range of expertise (neuroscientists, researchers, designers, consultants, pedagogic engineers, developers, etc.), we accompany your mindset, culture, and behavioural transformation in the domains of work, health, learning, and society.

Why you are thrilled to support CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?

"As a purpose-driven company, we champion co-creation and collective ownership. Creative Collision is one such occasion where collaborative ideas are sparked, igniting and fuelling systemic transformation. Humans Matter is looking forward to accompanying change makers in orchestrating the transition toward a more life-centric business and operation model, with sustainability placed at the heart of the value chain."

PALO IT

PALO IT

PALO IT is a global innovation consultancy and Agile software development company dedicated to helping organisations embrace tech as a force for good. We work with clients to rapidly launch products and services, create new business models, and prepare leadership and culture for the future.

What are you most excited about CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?

"We are thrilled to support CREATIVE COLLISION 2024 because it aligns perfectly with our mission of transforming ideas into digital products and services that deliver business value and positive impact. The Shared Values HK theme of "A thriving world where businesses co-create solutions for all-life together" resonates deeply with us."

WHub

WHub

WHub's mission is to unleash startups’ full potential by connecting them to the resources they need. This has translated into WHub.io being Hong Kong’s biggest startup community & power connector, developing a full-service offer around our three main pillars of Showcasing, Connecting, and Empowering.

Why you are supporting CREATIVE COLLISION 2024?

"We are passionate about empowering ESG-enabled tech companies and the social innovation leaders of tomorrow. We do so by organising corporate programmes, and creating win-win partnerships, as well as a direct investment through our sister company, AngelHub. We are proud to support CREATIVE COLLISION again in 2024 and we wish you every success towards a truly impactful event!"

Supporting Partners

AIESEC
IETP
TUSPARK
Banyan workspace
TUSPARK
BESGO
HKUCCSG
TUSPARK
TUSPARK
TUSPARK
IETP
AIESEC
ENQUIRE

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What we learned at CREATIVE COLLISION 2024

What we learned at CREATIVE COLLISION 2024

The fifth edition of CREATIVE COLLISION gathered over 120 changemakers for learnings and ideation on creating shared value on 18 April. What to bring back in our organisations to drive impact? Hear from our different hosts during the day.

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CREATIVE COLLISION 2023: videos & snippets

CREATIVE COLLISION 2023: videos & snippets

What does shared value mean to leaders, students, and people from different sectors? Hear from our participants from the day! You will find videos of track highlights, interviews of participants across sectors, and leaders’ take on shared value. Watch to learn more about creating shard value, and feel the energy of CREATIVE COLLISION.
The fourth edition of CREATIVE COLLISION gathered close to 200 changemakers for a whole day of fun, learning, and discussions on creating shared value in late March.

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Past Events

CREATIVE COLLISION 2020

Creative Collision 2021

CREATIVE COLLISION 2021

Details

Date:
18 April 2024
Time:
12:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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Venue

Dream Impact
Unit C, 4/F, 760 Cheung Sha Wan Rd
Lai Chi Kok,Hong Kong
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