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  1. Sustainability slow to take root

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... System certification, a common standard for environmental management to ensure sustainable practices.' Bauer said the lack of economic incentives could help explain the tepid response. ... to corporate social responsibility. Professor Adele Ladkin, graduate programme director of Polytechnic University's school of hotel and tourism management, said the concept of green tourism ...

  2. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... may be different and with better taste and texture." Despite the technology being in its infancy, Brown says his product eclipses meat with its smaller environmental footprint. "The ... artificial intelligence learning systems. The low-profile fund doesn't release details of its operations or rates of return. But from its investment patterns, Horizons Ventures typically looks ...

  3. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... refused to sell and donations stopped coming in,” says Abbot Sik Chuan-bo. Responding to environmental concerns over reclamation at the Tung Chung estuary, the phase II study calls ... with any decision-making power”. The panel is set up simply to give views on Lantau development, and members have agreed to a declaration of interest system that is “more stringent” than ...

  4. Lifestyle

    Local eco-warriors push for more sustainable lifestyles

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Elaine Yau

    ... church into an education centre for visitors. Our staff still manages the centre to this day," says Yau. His group, which was renamed the Environmental Association, has initiated many ... greener living requires commitment, of course, and this city has its share of environmental champions such as Hong Kong Cleanup founders Lisa Christensen and Nissa Marion and long-time ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... fashion, his wife. Mak, 29, has an abiding interest in green issues; so much so he headed for Kitakyushu in 2008 because the city was known for its effective management, with eco-friendly vehicles ... support from government environmental staff. In Malaysia, mangroves with fireflies are also designated as protected zones and promoted for eco-tourism. "Farmers consider fireflies ...

  6. Wet market businesses held up by red tape

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... should be furnished and laid out. The stallholders say the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is imposing restrictions that make it impossible to properly use the space in Luen Wo Hui ... within the demarcated display area every day at the close of the market to facilitate cleansing by staff of the department'. Wise Hope Accounting Management, which rented a stall ...

  7. IT skills are a must to get ahead

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... IT infrastructure is not up to scratch, he will be ruled out. 'The manager will also make use of the IT systems to carry out a risk assessment of the provider to see whether he can fulfil the orders ... management centre back at the headquarters.' Boasting HK$50 million worth of software and other hi-tech facilities, the Microsoft Enterprise Systems Centre at Polytechnic University supports ...

  8. It's a moving experience

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... professionals must grasp the inner workings of the unique maritime industry on China. 'Compared with western countries, China's maritime law, port law and management systems for maritime ... despite often close ethnic and family connections, the convoluted mainland legal and customs systems and unfamiliar Chinese business ethos present obstacles to those who want to tap mainland ...

  9. Centre to study delta environment

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Baptist University has set up a centre dedicated to researching pollution and public environmental awareness in the Pearl River Delta region. Opened this week, the Sino-Forest ... 'We are studying a scheme to charge users for the rubbish they produce for better waste management. Another scheme we will work on is to turn leftovers into fertiliser and energy. Raising ...

  10. Bright sparks use pedal power

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ..., such as a solar-powered automatic sprinkling system and eight solar panels installed on the roof, the cycling scheme was set up last year with a grant of HK$492,000 from the Environmental Campaign Committee ... The bicycles are connected to a device that transforms kinetic energy into electricity for powering the school's ventilation and lighting systems. School principal Wong Kit-lin said ...




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