[NEWS] Asia-Pacific Business Forum Urges Regulation of Technologies, Financing Models

香港亞太商業論壇強調需要大規模投資以實現可持續發展目標,以及人造智能等新興技術的潛力能夠產生社會和經濟效益。 亞太經社會和數碼港是香港特別行政區管理的一個技術社區,共同舉辦了關於企業在可持續發展中作用的為期兩天的會議。 The Asia-Pacific Business Forum in Hong Kong highlighted the need for massive investment to achieve the SDGs, and the potential for emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence to produce social and economic benefits. ESCAP and Cyberport, a technology community managed by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, jointly organized the two-day meeting on Continue reading [NEWS] Asia-Pacific Business Forum Urges Regulation of Technologies, Financing Models

[NEWS] Private Sector Key To Sustainable Development Goals

香港數碼港管理有限公司董事局主席林家禮博士表示,商界與亞洲及太平洋經濟社會委員會(下稱“亞太經社會”)合作,正在為解決可持續發展目標提供融資解決方案,並幫助實現增長包容和減少不平等現象。 聯合國發布了一份關於發展融資的報告,該報告針對G20和世界銀行/國際貨幣基金組織春季會議(4月18日至22日)在華盛頓舉行。該報告警告說,技術的變革力量提出了複雜的道德,社會經濟和人權挑戰和風險。它呼籲各國政府進行補充投資(而不是依靠私營部門)來加強社會保護,並製定監管框架,確保分享技術和風險管理的好處。 Lee George Lam, chairman of the HK Cyberport Management Company and vice-president of the ESCAP sustainable business network’s executive council, said the business community is one with Economic and Social Commission for the Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and are working out financing solutions to support the SDGs and help make growth inclusive Continue reading [NEWS] Private Sector Key To Sustainable Development Goals

[NEWS] The United Nations SDG in Hong Kong

SDSN於2012年由聯合國發起和成立,致力找出實際可操作的解決方案,促進全球一同實踐十七項「可持續發展目標」(Sustainable Development Goals- SDGs)。SDGs涵蓋關乎社會發展的各方面,針對極端貧窮、飢餓、健康,及至教育、能源、環境與和平等議題。最終目標是在2030年前消除極端貧窮、戰勝不平等、不公正和遏制氣候變化。 慈善信託基金榮幸獲邀,與香港中文大學攜手成立「SDSN香港」,共同為推動香港這個大都會的可持續發展出一分力。 SDSN was initiated and established by the United Nations in 2012 to find practical and operational solutions to promote the global implementation of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs cover all aspects of social development, targeting extreme poverty, hunger, health, and issues related to education, energy, environment, and equality. The Continue reading [NEWS] The United Nations SDG in Hong Kong