Newsletter Nov 2015



COP21 - FoE(HK) x RTHK

From 30 November to 11 December, world leaders convened in Paris to reach a climate agreement to limit the average global surface temperature increase of 2°C over the pre-industrial average. In collaboration with RTHK channel “精靈1”, FoE(HK) has launched a radio series on COP21 (氣候警報21). For two weeks from Monday to Friday, we bring the audience up to speed on what climate change is, why it is necessary for us to take action, what governments aim to do, and how COP21 is important.

Missed an episode? Don’t worry,
you can catch it here



Hong Kong Global Climate March

Regarding The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), organized the “Global Climate March” on November 29 to raise public awareness on climate change. 350HK also organized the “Hong Kong Global Climate March” on the same day, with the theme “Turn Off (fossil fuels) and Turn On (renewable and safe, clean energy)”. A total of 500 participants walked along the route from Central pier to Golden Bauhinia Square, Wanchai. As a supporter of the Climate March, FoE(HK) sent representatives to participate in the event actively.



Webinar on Environmental, Social and Governance

With an increasing global trend to focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting has become a common practice for businesses. On 24 November 2015, Computershare Hong Kong invited Ms Suzanne Cheung, CEO of FoE(HK), to go through an introduction of local sustainability programmes, experience across internal engagement, and ESG Reporting Guide proposed by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. The presentation has aroused great attention from a lot of issuers and good feedback was received.

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Call For Application For “Food Saving” School Tours

From now till May 2016, FoE (HK) will collaborate with Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centre to organize “Food Saving” school tours. Through recycling and redistributing unsold food at wet markets, students can learn the problems arising from food supply and demand, and the possible ways of treating surplus food. The tours are sponsored by Towngas and conducted in Cantonese. The “Food Saving” tour is free of charge. Schools are welcome to join.

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Partnering with Natures Purest

To encourage general public to bring their own shopping bags instead of using disposable plastic bags, Natures Purest, a UK baby clothing brand will donate all fees collected under the Plastic Shopping Bag Charging to FoE (HK).


The “13th Five-Year Plan” of Energy Development: New Directions and Prospects

The Asian Energy Studies Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University is going to organize a seminar in mid-December. Professor Dai Yande from Energy Research Institute of the National Reform and Development Commission will be the speaker of the seminar.

Date: 17 December, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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“Green Delight in Estates” Ambassador Recruitment

The Phase 9 “Green Delight in Estates” programme with the theme of “Rehome & Reuse Resources” will start soon. You are cordially invited to join as our GDE ambassadors. A briefing and workshop, in which some professional repairing crafters will be invited to provide tutorials, will be held on 19 December.

For more details about GDE ambassador recruitment and application, please click here


Charity Sale of Cherie Chung’s “To Hong Kong with Love” Photo Book

X’mas is coming! Have you prepared a special gift for your friends? We would recommend our Star Ambassador Cherie Chung’s “To Hong Kong with Love” Photo Album! This book captures a lot of beautiful scenes in Hong Kong city and countryside. FoE(HK) would be the beneficiary of the charity book sale, which aims to raise donations for green projects to protect Hong Kong's environment.

“To Hong Kong with Love”

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