HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 2 September 2021 - The 14th Social Enterprise Summit ("SES2021") will convene from 4 to 7 November with the theme of "Building Blocks of a Regenerative Future". The four-day annual International Symposium is a flagship event that features a mix of face-to-face discussion panels, online meetings, workshops and networking events, with 60+ top international and local speakers to come up with inspiring and innovative solutions that could tackle existing social challenges.
The officiating guests light up a neon board with the theme of SES 2021, symbolising people from all sectors join hands to build a better future.
The Launch Ceremony of SES 2021 kicked off with a lighting ceremony, that symbolised stakeholders from different sectors joining hands to build a brighter future. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Jack Chan, Acting Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr. James Law, Founder of Cybertecture Architects and designer of Tsuen Wan Water Pipe Homes.
Mrs. Rebecca Choy Yung, Chair of Social Enterprise Summit Organizing Committee remarked, "The 'Sustainable development' concept alone is not sufficient to solve such global crisis as climate change, therefore the idea of ' A Regenerative future', that shifts the paradigm of pursuing market growth to ecological prosperity and focuses on the wellbeing of the planet Earth and the society. We shall continue our commitment to social innovation by focusing on dialogues about international connectivity and resources integration to explore the potential among different kinds of social innovation design."
SES 2021 connects speakers from various sectors, including social entrepreneurs, policy makers, young generations and business of International Symposium. The keynote speaker Mr. Charles Eisenstein, Author of "Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition" from the USA, will discuss with participants on how corporations connect with a regenerative future, as well as the significance of "environment, society and corporate governance".
20 Summit Sessions Featuring Leading Speakers
The International Symposium will examine the themes of "Co-creating an Open Knowledge Hub for Ecosystem Development", "Building Alliances for Regional Collective Impact" and "Bridging Purpose with Actions" via 3 different tracks. The sessions will feature leading speakers, including Ms. Leonie Kelly, Director and Head of Sustainable Investing and ESG Consulting, Ogier Global; Ms. Amy Wu, Executive Director and Head, Group Strategic Marketing and Communications, DBS Bank (HK); Mr. CY Chan, Co-Owner & Chief Talent and Purpose Officer, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited; Ms. Ada Yip, CEO, Urban Spring; and Mr. Raymond Mak, Founder of Farmacy.
SES 2021 is open for registration starting from today. Early-bird offer is available during 2 September to 15 October. Register now: https://ses.org.hk/registration
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