Webinar: From Climate Risk, Climate Neutrality and Climate Washing
Event Code : 20220621


In this Webinar, Dr. William Yu will cover the following topics:


- Prepare for Mega-Disasters

- Cope with Physical Risk and Transition Risk 

- Transition to Carbon Neutrality and Net Zero Initiative

- Avoid Green Washing and Climate Washing Litigation 


Dr. William Yu is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of World Green Organisation (WGO). Dr. Yu is an energy economist and climate professional by training and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge. He also earned an Executive MBA degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, U.S. and Sustainable Finance at Cambridge. Additionally, Dr. Yu has gained valuable regional management experience by working at US multinationals, as well as a financial institution. Dr. Yu is currently the Adjunct Professor of the City University of Hong Kong, Director of Studies of University of Wales Trinity Saint David, holding a research co-partner position with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong. His publications in international academic journals cover Public Policy, Energy Poverty, the Indoor Built Environment, Green Manufacturing, as well as the UN Green Business Guide.  

Currently, Dr. Yu is the ESBN Task Force Member of The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) of the United Nations. In Hong Kong, he sits on the assessment committee of Green Tech Fund. Dr. Yu belongs to the Aviation Development and Three-Runway System Advisory Committee (ADTAC) under the Transport and Housing Bureau. He is also a Steering Committee Member of FOOD-CO of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund as well as a BEAM Pro and Faculty of The Hong Kong Green Building Council. Dr. Yu is a Member of the Appeal Board Panel, Town Planning and Sustainable Development Council (Decarbonization Strategy), HKSAR Government. 

Dr. Yu has served as Vice-Chairman of Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analyst. He also serves as Deputy Chairman of Final Judging Panel of Smart Living Award and Head Assessor in Smart Healthcare Stream, The Hong Kong ICT Awards, HKSAR Government. Dr. Yu is the Chairman of the Judging Panel of BDO ESG Awards. He advises investment banks and public accounting firms on Sustainable Investing, Carbon Asset Management and ESG reporting, respectively. Dr. Yu is also appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of a publicly listed company. He was a host for environmental programmes on numerous TV and Radio Channels.

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