Green Drinks welcomes Mr Chandran Nair
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
'Green Drinks' are informal sessions every month for people who work in the environmental field to meet up and discuss environmental issues. The combination of people form NGOs, academia, government and business makes these meetings a lively and interesting event. The last Hong Kong Green Drinks event will be on the 25th of April and details of this event are below.
Please join us on Thursday evening, 25th April for our last Green Drinks @ HKU program of this term!
We will begin at 6:00pm with a “World Café” session on “A Better and Greener Home.” This is your chance to share views and help set priorities for the University as part of our campus-wide Stakeholder Engagement exercise on Sustainability @ HKU. The popular World Café format will gather your views on themes like energy and water use, recycling and social inclusion through a series of short, but meaningful small group conversations.
Find out more about the stakeholder engagement:
And the World Café:
At 7:00pm, we welcome special guest Mr. Chandran Nair, Founder and Chief Executive of the Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT).
An outspoken, provocative speaker on globalization and development in Asia, Mr. Nair founded GIFT in 2004 after more than a decade as Chairman for the Asia-Pacific region of environmental consultancy ERM. His book, Consumptionomics: Asia’s role in reshaping capitalism and saving the planet will be available for sale at the event.
All are welcome -- Please join us!
When: Thursday, 25 April, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Global Lounge, inside the Fong Shu Chuen Amenities Centre at HKU’s Main Campus in Pokfulam
What: Drinks, Snacks, Presentation and Discussion
RSVP: No reply is necessary. Please bring your friends and colleagues!
Green Connections, jointly organized by the HKU Sustainability Office and CEDARS, is a two-part monthly program that includes Green Drinks @ HKU and Green Films @ HKU.