Business Solutions to Social Issues
Hong Kong has a relatively high per capita GDP but amongst the greatest income inequalities in the world. Around 1.3 million of the city’s 7.2 million people live in poverty. This includes a large number of children and elderly persons. The HKUST Business School’s Social Entrepreneurship and Venture Philanthropy (SEVP) course gives students a chance to use their skills to help social enterprises develop growth plans and secure funding for innovative solutions to local social issues.