Policy Brief

Hong Kong Roundtable 2017


Hong Kong Roundtable 2017

How Governments Frame Policies to Increase Capital for the Social Economy
23 March 2017

Hong Kong Roundtable Speakers: (L to R) Mrs Patricia Lau (Deputy Head of the Efficiency Unit, Hong Kong SAR Government), Mr. Eddie Razak (Executive Vice President, Agensi Inovasi Malaysia), Mr. Song Namchul, Chief Director (Korean Social Enterprise Promotion Agency KOSEA)

The Roundtable brought together over 30 policy makers and practitioners, graciously hosted by the Hong Kong SAR Efficiency Unit. Our speakers shared useful perspectives of policy thinking and rationale, with active engagement by the audience.

Event Report: Summarizes the proceedings of the Roundtable

Speakers’ Presentations:


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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