Date 2014-05-09
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Tel 29486329
Venue Room D3-LP-07, Lower Podium Floor, Block D3, HKIEd Tai Po Campus


Climate Change and the Greening of Jobs in Hong Kong


presented by


Dr. William Yu

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

World Green Organisation


Date:           9 May 2014 (Friday)

Time:           3:00 – 4:30 pm

Venue:         Room D3-LP-07, Lower Podium Floor

Block D3, HKIEd Tai Po Campus

10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po


With Discussion Panel Members:

Ms Tracey Nicole Batty, Founding Director, Pure Professionals Limited

Dr Margarita Pavlova, Associate Professor, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning, HKIEd

Dr Eric Tsang Po Keung, Associate Professor, Department of Science and Environmental Studies; and Centre Research Fellow, Centre for Governance and Citizenship, HKIEd

Dr George Woodman, Founder, Teng Hoi Conservation Organization



Professor Rupert Maclean, UNESCO Chair in Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Lifelong Learning; and Director, Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development; HKIEd


About the Keynote Speaker:

Dr. William Yu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Green Organisation (WGO). Dr. Yu is an energy economist and climate professional by training and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom as well as earned an Executive MBA degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in the U.S. Currently, Dr. Yu sits on the Energy Advisory Committee and the sub-committee on Food Reduction Good Practices in Institutions and Commercial and Industrial Establishments, Food Wise Hong Kong Campaign under the Environmental Bureau. He also sits on the Project Management Committee to oversee the CarbonSmart Program in collaboration with four key Chambers of Commerce. Dr. Yu is a member of Task Force: Adaptation and Resilience of Built Environment against Climate Change, The Policy and Research Committee under The Hong Kong Green Building Council.  He is also a member of the expert panel on Industry Standards and Research under the same Council. Dr. Yu is currently the Adjunct Professor of the City University of Hong Kong and the Honorary Corporate Adjunct Professor for the MBA program of the Shanghai University.


All are welcome!


Please register online here, or email for enquiries.


Download the electronic flyer here.



** UNESCO Public Seminar Series is a HKIEd 20th Anniversary Celebratory Event, which is jointly organized by: the UNESCO Chair in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Lifelong Learning, the UNESCO-UNEVOC Centre (HK), the UNESCO Arts-in-Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education (RLCCE), Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, and Centre for Governance and Citizenship.