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  1. Making climate change your personal business

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... supplies of food, water and energy. It could have a major impact on the sort of buildings we all live and work in. It could damage business, including my own industry, insurance. Yet ... slash our emissions by moving away from coal to gas or nuclear fuel for power. However, few of us are really qualified to discuss the technical and economic pros and cons of different methods ...

  2. Business urges shift to low-carbon economy

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Hong Kong should set a carbon reduction target and adopt stringent laws to shift the city to a low-carbon economy, business leaders have urged. At the launch of a report yesterday, Cathay Pacific chief executive Tony Tyler, who is executive committee chairman of the Climate Change Business Forum, said many leading economies had committed to emission reduction targets ...

  3. Hutchison, CKI plan expansion of water business

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... the operations in 2003. 'Since the 3G business has no new funding needs, it is time for us to aggressively explore this sector,' Mr Li said. CKI chairman Victor Li Tzar- kuoi said there would ... Wong Ka-chun and Peggy Sito Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings may team up to develop a global water treatment business, with Li Ka-shing predicting the business ...

  4. Perfect time for businesses to take responsibility

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to integrate 'sustainability' and 'social responsibility' into their business strategies. Jane Lau, CLP Holdings director- group public affairs, said the principles of CSR were among the key elements for driving CLP's business strategies. The concept of caring for the environment had become an integral part of business planning and daily operations. Commenting ...

  5. Too busy? Oh, please

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... to deal with, whether we like it or not. Few of us, in our personal lives, can drop everything and focus on only one matter. Organisations and institutions have no option but to multitask ...

  6. Hu arrives in Japan with busy schedule

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leaders, including US President George W. Bush. A meeting with Japan has not yet been confirmed but a Japanese diplomat said Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda 'certainly won't miss ...

  7. Eco-friendly policies 'vital for business survival'

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... programme of self defence'. 'It is for us, our families, our businesses and our places in which we can live peacefully and make a living,' he said. Xie Helin, vice-secretary general ... for the environment but also for their business survival. Addressing 300 guests at a Federation of Hong Kong Industries luncheon, she asked factories to help ease air pollution by reducing the use ...

  8. Lifting the clouds over our businesses

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... his concern that worsening air pollution in Hong Kong caused by emissions in the PRD is threatening to reduce the city's competitiveness as a business centre. He has a point. According ... by the home country's standards of business practice and environmental protection. For 30 years, Hong Kong has been the mainland's biggest source of foreign investment. Even ...

  9. Sino-US summit will fail to undo years of mistrust

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... meeting. Mainland officials have also been busy making goodwill gestures, including allowing the yuan to rise above 6.6 against the US dollar for the first time since 1993 and announcing jail ... in 30 years, will help set a broader vision of Sino-US relations and forge more stable ties for this decade. On Friday, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton became the latest senior US ...

  10. Sino-US foundation is more of a bridge-builder than go-between

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We refer to your editorial ('Question mark over Tung, the go-between', April 13), which requires clarification. Tung Chee-hwa has long held the view that the China-US ... understanding between the peoples of China and the US. The foundation has been doing this by fostering open dialogue between opinion leaders from the governments, think tanks, academia, media ...




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