Is your brand looking to incorporate more sustainability into your business? Or want to know how to effectively scale the impact of your eco-friendly products/services or sustainability initiatives?
In this panel discussion, entrepreneurs and experts in sustainability and innovation from Media, Fashion, Service Design, Enterprise Software and ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Consulting will be sharing their experiences and project case studies in leveraging innovation and creator partnerships to scale their sustainability impact.
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Sonalie Figueiras, Founder & CEO Green Queen Sonalie Figueiras is the founder and editor-in-chief of Green Queen, Asia’s largest eco wellness media platform, advocating for social & environmental change using original, inspiring content. She is also the founder and CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products, with a mission to make safe food accessible & affordable for all.
Michelle Lee, Marketing & E-Commerce Director The R Collective Michelle has over 10 years fashion retail and e-commerce experience, ranging from buying, product development, marketing, e-commerce to operations. Starting off with global e-commerce businesses, she later moved to ethical fashion retail to continue her focus of reducing fashion’s environmental impact.
Diana Chen, Host of Creative Mornings & Sustainability Advisor Creative Mornings/ The Purpose Business Diana manages and advises on sustainability strategy and communications projects for some of Hong Kong and Asia’s biggest influencers, helping Asian businesses grow more responsibly. Diana also hosts the Hong Kong chapter of CreativeMornings, a volunteer-run global creative community in over 200 cities around the world.
Kate Okrasinski, Director of Innovation MAKE Studios As the Director of Innovation at MAKE Studios, Kate draws on her experience as an executive coach and strategic designer, to design and drive business, cultural and organisational innovation programs. Using a blend of human-centric disciplines (such as Design Thinking and Service Design), Kate helps people, teams, and organisations navigate the complex digital landscape to solve business challenges.
Kate Padget-Koh, Co-Founder/ Fashionable Futures Kate Padget-Koh Kate Padget Koh is a Founder, Consultant and Industry Expert with over 20 years experience in Fashion, Sustainability & Supply Chain. She has extensive industry experience in senior positions at Puma, PVH and Li & Fung, and has an established a Sustainable Art and Fashion Brand: Kate Padget-Koh, operating and building community through unique, intellectual and creative experiences.
By the end of this session, you will learn about:
Case studies of successful sustainability strategies and practical implementations
How to partner with creators to maximise the appeal and reach of your sustainable products/services
Scaling positive environmental impact and brand awareness/engagement effectively with innovation
How to apply innovation to sustainability: Prototyping to minimize waste (time, money, love, resources) and maximize impact using design thinking
The importance of locality and culture when it comes to creating content and engaging audiences in Asia.
Date: 7 Aug 2019
Venue: The Executive Centre, 43/F Champion Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central
Format: 1 hour panel discussion followed by 30 minutes Q&A session with sustainability and innovation experts
Laura Berning, Founder of TBC HK
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*Limited early bird tickets are available before 1 August, 2019
This event is run in collaboration with Design for Impact programme run by MAKE Studios.