OPEN EVENT - Gaëlle Loiseau, CEO of Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong, and Martina Mok, Head of Programmes & Partnerships, SVIHK, have been invited by the AmCham to present Creating Shared Value. They will provide relatable examples of how businesses in China, Asia and the rest of the world are adopting Shared Value to build high and sustainable performance in these challenging times.
Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong welcomes its first SME member: JEB Group, headquartered in Hong Kong and a provider of innovative solutions for corporate and commercial environments. Discover with Sam Beere, JEB's General Manager, how the group started its journey to Creating Shared Value.
ReThink, Hong Kong’s sustainability forum held 28-29 October, set itself a high bar by asking from the outset, how can we help businesses accelerate change towards a more sustainable future? Moderated by SVIHK CEO Gaëlle Loiseau, the panel 'Effective partnerships with positive impact on Hong Kong's ecosystem’, dug deep into this question by focusing on the ‘how’, and recognising that attempting change at scale in isolation is futile unless players join together for greater impact and intentional Shared Value.
As a sustainability professional, I often heard versions of the same message: “sustainability is for rich companies that have money to spare”. Over the years, this outlook has changed in part due to greater exposure to climate risks. Before we truly understood the magnitude of the Covid pandemic, the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report’s top risks in terms of likelihood and impact heavily featured environmental issues.
In 2018, Novetex launched The Billie System in Tai Po, Hong Kong. With this sustainable initiative, the company upcycles textile waste into new yarn, thereby creating competitive advantage while addressing a pressing environmental issue.