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New CEO, New Milestone




Friends of the Earth (HK) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Jeffrey Hung as its new CEO.

Dr. Hung has been leading Friends of the Earth (HK)’s Policy Research and Advocacy Team in the past 6 years. He penned environmental policy recommendations and opinion articles and lobbied policy makers. He led the team to submit over 60 policy papers and published more than 130 opinion articles.

A quiet achiever, Dr. Hung is knowledgeable, methodical and committed. He will lead his green team to actualise Friends of the Earth (HK)’s core mission, to advocate Decarbonisation, Urban Forestry, Green Finance and Circular Economy. 

"Climate change is the biggest threat to humankind. The globe is heating up and approaching closer to the point of no return. We are probably the last generation that can prevent the climate crisis. We have to act now.” Dr. Hung said.

Transitioning to a green financial system is critical to make finance flows consistent with a low-emission and climate-resilient pathway. Friends of the Earth (HK) just launched Hong Kong’s first ESG Accreditation Program in partnership with the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).

This is a new milestone for Friends of the Earth (HK). It is an important step to incubate green finance human capital and to boost Hong Kong’s ESG professional standard.

New CEO, New Milestone, Friends of the Earth (HK) is well positioned to catalyse Hong Kong’s policy makers, green finance stakeholders to mitigate climate change through climate responsive policy making and responsible investing.
 


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