Sustainable Development ConversationsJune 28, 2022
In Sustainable Development Conversations led by Angela Wong from Lever Foundation, Anniqa Law from The Nature Conservancy and Mark Percy from EAST Hong Kong (member of Swire Properties' Male Allies), they are bringing inspirational insights to build a sustainable future.
On Animal WelfareJune 28, 2022
“Let's rethink the way we treat these farm animals, whilst ensuring food sustainability.”
Angela Wong from Lever Foundation shared on how inhumanely caged hens are treated in battery cages and the benefits of using cage-free eggs. Angela also stressed that the cage-free egg market has started growing in Asia, including Hong Kong, China and Thailand.
On Oyster Reef RestorationOctober 6, 2021
“Oyster reefs are the most endangered marine habitat in the world, but the awareness on it is extremely low.”
Anniqa Law from The Nature Conservancy shared the importance of oyster reefs to coastal protection & marine ecosystems as well as the difficulties in shell collection.
On Diversity & InclusionJune 28, 2022
“Sustainability is also about managing people's wellness and that's where Diversity and Inclusion comes in.”
According to findings from The Women’s Foundation 2019, 50% employers are not willing to hire women with children and only 13.9% of directors on HSI-listed companies in Hong Kong are women. As a member of Swire Properties’ Male Allies, Mark Percy, the Director of Restaurant & Bar/Executive Chef of EAST Hong Kong, emphasised the importance of do more action than just talking to narrow the gender gap.