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Action-based Seminar on Sustainability with Anita Negri, UN External Advisor/ President, oikos International

CCSI Engaged Participants for Sustainability

 

Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI), Hang Seng Management College and Youth Square recently hosted an action-based seminar on exploring solutions and methodologies for sustainability via sustainable development mindset, design thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. The seminar was held on 5th June 2016 at the Youth Square in Hong Kong.

 

In the seminar, Ms. Anita Negri, External Advisor of United Nations PRME & President of oikos International and Dr. Shirley Yeung, Director of CCSI, explored the measures for sustainability with the participants.

 

In the interaction, Ms. Anita Negri emphasized the importance of being young “sustainability leaders”. The present experts stressed that the sustainability mindset is amongst the necessary elements to be integrated in education to encourage change agents who are able to tackle challenges and foster a better local environment for all.

 

During the discussion, participants demonstrated their interest and some efforts taking place to implement sustainability-related plans and projects. The seminar encouraged a further and long-term collaboration with participants who understood the holistic concept of the term.

 

Dr. Shirley Yeung believed that participants would get inspired from this seminar and said, ‘We explored issues, values and reasons for sustainability with participants of
different background’.

 


Group photo

Ms. Doris Luey, Executive Director of Youth Square (middle) presented souvenirs to 

Dr. Shirley Yeung (left) and Ms. Anita Negri (right)

Enthusiastic responses were received from the audience

 

About Hang Seng Management College

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce and established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation). Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

About Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI)

The Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations aims to establish a platform for services / products / activities co-creation related to social responsibility (SR), sustainability and innovation. The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) mutually pursue the goals of engaging teaching institutions and the private sector on Corporate Social responsibility (CSR) and providing training programmes that will focus on effective entrepreneurship education, including social entrepreneurship.

More Information

http://ccsi.hsmc.edu.hk/news-events

Media Contact

Dr Shirley Yeung, Director,
Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations, 
Hang Seng Management College

Contact Email:  ccsi@hsmc.edu.hk