Shanghai Executive Breakfast Session: Internal Engagement

This Tuesday, we kicked off our Beyond Business as Usual luncheon September series by hosting a discussion focusing on the challenges that companies face after they have developed the vision, created the strategy and now need to develop support from within the business to carry out the mission. To help participants gain an insider perspective on the topic, we invited Mr. Roy Zhang, the Director…

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2012 AMCHAM CSR Conference to Focus on Social Innovation

for me, there have been few organizations that have been consistently ahead of the game on CSR in China than the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Founded in 2004/5 by a small group of committed professionals, it was one of the few groups who was doing anything at the time. A time when less than 10 people in Shanghai carried cards with "CSR" on them. Now, nearly 10 years later, the commit…

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Attend the 2010 JUCCCE China Energy Forum

Coming up next month is the 3rd JUCCCE China Energy Forum, and anyone who is interested in learning about (or cracking) the China market should really consider joining this event. Why do I say that? Simple, the 2008 event that Peggy (and her team) put together was the best conference I have been to in the sector. Bar none. Getting beyond the typical topics on investment in wind energy, Peggy…

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April 14 Event: Shanghai Green Drinks

Dear Green Drinkers, ZEDfactory has been invited to exhibit the construction of two zero carbon buildings within the Urban Best Practice Area at Shanghai Expo. Zero carbon status has been achieved via a combination of state-of-the-art energy efficiency and building-integrated renewable energy technologies  - without resorting to offsetting or remote generation. The building generates enough…

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Shanghai EXPO: Keeping Sustainability In Context

With less than a month to go to Shanghai EXPO, I have been receiving a number of requests for my opinion on the "sustainability" of the EXPO itself. It is a subject I addressed for the first time while speaking at a Net Impact event, and followed that up with a review of the UNEP report (part 1 and part 2) of the event, and most recently I was interviewed by NPR and following the recent JUCCCE…

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HK Green Drink Invitation

Green Drinks will be held this Wednesday 9th December, at the Philia Lounge at 4-8 Arbuthnot Road, Central. It is very close to Lang Kwai Fong, for a map visit http://www.philialounge.com/. We'll be there around the same time, from 7pm onwards. This month Dr Merrin Pearse will be presenting on ‘Seeing the future of business through the haze of today’ an overview of ways that you can better unders…

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Beijing Smartgrid Conference: Day 1

While many in China, and out, have been focused on the impressive speed by which China has been able to grow its economy over the last 15 years, those inside the central party have been focused on ensuring that the economic energy had its energy needs met. Made difficult by the fact that the highest growth areas for energy demand China have been on the East coast, and the sources of energy were…

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HK Green Drinks

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE - Green Drinks will be held this Monday 9th November, at the Philia Lounge at 4-8 Arbuthnot Road, Central. It is very close to Lang Kwai Fong, for a map visit http://www.philialounge.com/. We'll be there around the same time, from 7pm onwards. This month we will have two speakers talking about the issue of climate change. Jacqui Dixon, Hong Kong Director of CSR Asia and…

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August 13 Shanghai Green Drinks

Dear Green Drinkers, 亲爱的GREENDRINKS会员们, What: It’s that great time of the month again: Green Drinks! 每个月最让您愉悦的集会: "GREEN DRINKS"! When: August 13th from 6:30-8:30 PM8月13日 晚6:30-8:30 Where: BAU International Lounge (4th Floor) Lane 1252, Fuxing Mid Road (near Xiangyang Road), No.17. Tel. 5466 6969国际四楼休息室 复兴中路1252弄17号 近襄阳路 电话. 5466 6969 Who: Everyone is welcome and it is FREE. 所有人皆可免费参与 Why: Those interested in making the world a better and Greener place. 想要让世界变得更好更环保的人 How: walk, bike, take a bus, or take the subway (line 1 ShanXi South Road Exit). 步行,单车,乘公车或地铁 (一号线陕西南路站) Drinks and light snacks will be provided thanks to our sponsor The Quiddity Partners. If you or your company is interested in a more active role with Green Drinks please contact us. 感谢我们的赞助商The Quiddity Partners,我们届时提供饮料和小点心。如果你或是你的公司希望可以在Green Drinks中扮演更多的角色,请联系我们。 Arc8X Design will offer its monthly, easy idea to easily Green your life. Arc8X Design 将主持这次的活动,给我们的绿色生活注入更多的想象力和帮助. Next Action: Green Ideas Green Action (GIGA) will be in the same spot at the same time next week. www.giga-china.com 下一个活动: Green Ideas Green Action (GIGA) 将在下周同时同地举办。 www.giga-china.com Our featured speakers this month are from Greenovate and Quiddity Partners (more below the break)

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