Rebecca Donnellan and Ellie Tang talk about the current CSR efforts of their respective companies, the importance of sustainability, and how it is shaping businesses.
Ellie Tang is currently Head of Sustainability at New World Development, where she launched and drives the “New World Sustainability Vision 2030″ across all major Group companies. She leads the Group’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting, risk management, environmental management, and green financing initiatives. Also serving as General Manager –Sustainability at K11 Group Limited, Ellie supports Hong Kong and Mainland China property projects from planning to customer experience design. Previously, Ellie was the Asia Pacific Coordinator of the “HSBC Water Programme”, a USD 100m global partnership which invests in freshwater and sanitation projects to improve livelihoods. She also has experience in sustainability management in the REIT sector, environmental and health policy research, as well as UNFCCC Clean Development Mechanism carbon credit project advisory.
Rebecca is responsible for overseeing MGM’s environmental management programme. She works across departments to integrate sustainability considerations into operations. Sustainable food production and consumption is a huge passion of hers, both personally as a vegetarian, and professionally. Rebecca aims to catalyse change through engaging MGM’s F&B team and in working closely with procurement to choose products that are better for the environment and society. Prior to working at MGM, Rebecca was a management consultant in PwC’s Sustainability & Climate Change practices in London and Sydney, assisting MGM multinationals in their sustainability strategy development and programme roll out.
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