The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust have joined hands to co-host the Hong Kong chapter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). SDSN Hong Kong seeks to mobilize expertise, information and resources from different sectors to address the most pressing environmental, social and economic issues in Hong Kong and advance sustainable development.
Since its inception in early 2018, SDSN Hong Kong has led, supported and participated in a wide range of activities that address some of these challenges in sustainable development and support the implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in Hong Kong and beyond. The network intends to identify various means of collaboration with local and international experts in sustainable development, including researchers, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, technological experts, government officials and key opinion leaders, in order to pursue sustainability solutions.
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam (2nd left) officiates at the launch ceremony for SDSN Hong Kong
In December 2018, SDSN Youth Hong Kong was launched to raise awareness among young people in Hong Kong of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, to allow them to exchange ideas with experts, and to encourage them to champion the cause of sustainable development by proposing innovative solutions to the many environmental challenges faced by Hong Kong.
SDSN Hong Kong – CUHK Secretariat
Cecilia Lam, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Matthew Pang, PhD, Network Manager
Also Co-Secretary, SDSN Hong Kong Leadership Council, and Co-Secretary, SDSN Hong Kong Executive Committee
Toby Lau, Youth Network Coordinator
Ryan Yip, SDG Coordinator