HKUST-IENV Newsletter #202112
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Thank you for your support in the past year.
HKUST-IENV wishes you an excellent and sustainable New Year!

Fireside Chat with Dr. MA Jun on Sustainable Finance Taxonomies & Green Finance

17 December 2021 - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School and Institute for the Environment), Civic Exchange and HKGFA are delighted to co-host a Fireside Chat with Dr. MA Jun to discuss the latest developments in taxonomies and green finance. Alongside COP26, other important meetings have been on-going to prepare for greening finance internationally so that investments could be better directed to support green projects. There is no better person than Dr. MA Jun to provide an update of those international discussions, and also in national discussions on green finance. [Details | Watch video replay]

Celebrate the launch of PRAISE-HK-EXP App

24 November 2021 - HKUST-IENV is pleased to announce the launch of “PRAISE-HK-EXP App” – a new mobile app that helps users analyze their personal air pollution exposure budget, from outdoor, indoor, to different micro-environments including various modes of transportation, so that they can better manage their exposure to air pollution in different environments. Click here to revisit the Launching Ceremony and Air Pollution Exposure & Health Forum. [Download PRAISE-HK-EXP App: iOS | Android

Media & Opinions

9 December 2021
- Prof. Christine Loh shared her views on global sustainability and climate change on Bloomberg Market.

25 November 2021
- Prof. Alexis Lau introduced the ideas and new features of PRAISE-HK-EXP app on RTHK Radio 3 Programme, Backchat.

12 December 2021 - SCMP - For Hong Kong to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, commercial buildings must cut energy use

7 November 2021
- SCMP - A carbon-neutral Northern Metropolis. Now that’s a plan worth executing
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