Our annual Green Monday Summer Carnival were held at PMQ on 16-17 July. We were joined by over 40 booths, such as vegetarian food booths, clothes collection and Green LUCK food rescue educational booth. We collaborated with ohmykids, a social enterprise best known for its creative kid-friendly activities, bringing visitors the ‘Greenie Market’.
FreshMart@SOGO Hong Kong together with Green Monday held Go Green Fair again between 6th April and 12th April, in order to promote green culture. At the fair, there were more than hundreds of vegetarian cooking ingredients and organic products for sale.
On the past Earth Day, Green Monday held the inaugural Earth Day Forum themed “The Business of Sustainability 2016” to draw public attention to the need for a more sustainable economic model. At the Forum, game-changing entrepreneurs, impact investors and sustainability thought-leaders across the globe shared invaluable insights on the business of sustainability.
Green Anchor Program, training of secondary school students in promotion of low carbon life
The Hong Kong Speech and Swallowing Therapy centre, Green Monday, Baptist University of Hong Kong, Bank of China, Hong Kong and internet radio television HK- FEEL has sponsored the Green Anchor Program, which trains secondary school students to promote low carbon life.
A group of students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with funding from the BOCHK charitable foundation, tried to promote vegetarian diets inside the campus with the hope of raising the public’s awareness on vegetarianism and to create an environment for public to act out.
Recruitment of the “School Anchor ” Program
The Hong Kong Speech and Swallowing Therapy Centre and Green Monday have organized the fifth “ School Anchor” program.
The program is sponsored by the Bank of China Hong Kong Charitable Foundation and supported by Hong Kong Feel.
With the support of Green Monday, the Baptist University organized a vegetarian carnival , “BU V-Day”, on 14 April 2014. Mr. Wong Kam Sing, Secretary for the Environment, was among the guests at the opening ceremony and appreciated the efforts of Baptist University in environmental protection and in the promotion of vegetarian diet.
Back in 2012, in order to promote sustainable eating, Green Monday and Sailing Boat Catering Management Ltd collaborated to promote “Green Monday School Meals”, which encouraged over 80,000 students to consume vegetarian dishes at least one day per week. And starting in November 2013, a “Double Green Monday” project was launched.
Green Monday organized the “Love Our Planet 4.22 Whole City Goes Green Monday” ceremony on 22nd April at C.C.C. Heep Woh Primary School (Cheung Sha Wan).
Our guest of honour, Ms. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBS, JP, pointed out that everyone played a part in the reduction of carbon emission.
Our second “BOCHK – Green Monday Carnival” was held on July 12, 2014 at Hong Kong Science Park. The Carnival had over 50 booths, ranging from environmental educational activities, games, environmental products, and vegetarian food. Green Monday Ambassadors Super Girls, Evelyn Choi, Shaopin Tsui and SimC performed and enjoyed the carnival with the public.