Tag : Hong Kong

March 22, 2022

Three steps Hong Kong must take to revive its economy and restore its global reputation

After its mishandling of Omicron, Hong Kong needs a program of damage control to regain investor confidence and bring stability back to residents’ lives. That means building economic resilience, strengthening networks for trade and talent, and putting substance behind claims of being a world city.

February 23, 2022

How Hong Kong can benefit from a rising Asia and growing metaverse

The metaverse is rich with opportunities for digital design and trade, while Asia already boasts high numbers of users and creators. As an innovation hub and key player in the Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong can lead the regional development of a tech-enabled creator economy.

November 17, 2021

Hong Kong’s language advantage is good for business. Tech can make it better

Technology has changed the game, making it easier to acquire and improve language and communication skills. An international business hub like Hong Kong, where languages are critical for deal-making, must leverage technology to promote learning.

September 15, 2021

How to speed up the launch of waste charging in Hong Kong

Legco’s approval of the waste charging bill comes with a request for a delay in implementation that makes little sense. The success of the recycling schemes in Taipei and Seoul underline the role civil society can play in building trust and community buy-in.

August 17, 2021

How safe international meetings can help Hong Kong achieve an economic reset

Hong Kong has managed the logistics of holding a major international art fair, book fair and industry conferences during the pandemic without seeing outbreaks. Holding one or two premier events with visitors from low-risk locations will boost confidence and cement Hong Kong’s status as a hub for safe meetings.

June 15, 2021

How Hong Kong’s family offices can use impact investing to help fight wealth inequality

There is a growing trend of family investors supporting local entrepreneurs and giving back to society. For family offices that are equipped with the right know-how, impact investing can promote the kind of social mobility that is increasingly rare in this city.

April 21, 2021

How young Hongkongers can serve their country and find meaning in their lives

Opportunities to participate in global governance and diplomacy will broaden young people’s horizons and deepen their understanding of China and the world.

March 17, 2021

How Hong Kong’s coronavirus pandemic recovery can draw on the arts

The arts are a crucial economic engine that should play a role in the relaunch of Hong Kong in a post-pandemic world.

December 22, 2020

With zero-carbon target set, time for Hong Kong to get serious about climate change

The goal of carbon neutrality as a shared community project could be a powerful way to rebuild trust in a divided city.

January 15, 2021

Esquel Group (Hong Kong) – Launching a Sustainable Mask Amidst a Public Health Crisis

Hong Kong-based textile company Esquel Group reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by developing a reusable mask even as it was hit hard by the unfolding pandemic and escalating U.S.-China tensions. While initially made for donations, especially in the communities where it had operations, the product soon became a business as well, demonstrating that social responsibility