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Save the dateJuly 16, 20198 AM - 9:15 AM Add to Calendar
Venue Location
Venue Location

Mayer Brown

18th Floor, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong

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The Paris Agreement, which came into force on 4 November 2016, applies to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). All signatories are committed to limiting the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels, while pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees in order to stave off the irreversible consequences of climate change.


As a responsible member of the global community, Hong Kong is obliged to draw up its own long-term decarbonization strategy up to 2050 by 2020, and review our climate change efforts every five years. The HKSAR Government has therefore invited the Council for Sustainable Development to launch a territory-wide public engagement exercise to gauge the views of the public and different stakeholders in formulating an aspirational yet achievable deep decarbonization strategy, charting practical pathways, and mobilizing stronger climate mitigation actions across different sectors of the society, thereby contributing to the global decarbonization effort.


Following the launch of the public engagement on 14 June 2019, this briefing session aims to engage business leaders and practitioners to leverage their expertise and insights on possible climate mitigation actions to reduce carbon emissions in the Hong Kong context. Discussion topics will include the transition towards low-carbon lifestyles, reducing energy use and further decarbonizing electricity generation and the development of low carbon transport, amongst others.


First 15-20 minutes is for networking

Light breakfast included


Co-hosted by AmCham Environment & Sustainability Committee, AmCham Energy Committee, The British Chamber of Commerce, The Australian Chamber of Commerce, and The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Speakers
Speakers
  • Winnie Law (Associate Director and Principal Lecturer of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance at The University of Hong Kong)

    Winnie Law

    Associate Director and Principal Lecturer of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance at The University of Hong Kong

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Sponsors and Partners
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Tickets

Member

Member Price HKD 300

Non-member

HKD 400
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy
•    All cancellations must be notified in writing at least two working days prior to the event, or six working days prior to the conference. No-shows will be charged
•    When Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be cancelled