The Excelsior’s general manager, Torsten van Dullemen, and other staff at the hotel’s closing ceremony on March 31. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong icon Excelsior is gone: will its spirit live on to fight climate change?

  • What plans does Jardines have for the remains of The Excelsior, and will it advance the dialogue on climate change?
  • Create a building that the world will talk about as a beacon of green design, architecture and engineering
Topic |   Hong Kong property

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The Excelsior’s general manager, Torsten van Dullemen, and other staff at the hotel’s closing ceremony on March 31. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Workers check solar photovoltaic panels on a hillside in Anhui province, China. Solar panels are a key player in the fast-growing renewable energy sector, which also includes water- and wind-generated electricity. Photo: AFP

Why Hong Kong needs to take the lead on green finance and powering a green economy

  • China has emerged as the world’s largest renewable energy investor, but Hong Kong has lagged behind
  • The Hong Kong government has the responsibility to promote a low-carbon transition in policy and economics to address climate change
Topic |   Green bonds

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Workers check solar photovoltaic panels on a hillside in Anhui province, China. Solar panels are a key player in the fast-growing renewable energy sector, which also includes water- and wind-generated electricity. Photo: AFP
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