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COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to businesses around the world. Companies are starting to put the need to be prepared for long-term sustainability issues such as climate change and resource scarcity at the top of their minds. Recognising that resilience is crucial for the long-term success of any business, many companies are re-assessing their priorities and strategies.
Dedicated to bringing this pioneering education approach to Hong Kong, Malvern College Hong Kong (MCHK) boasts of its low-carbon footprint which incorporates passive environmental design principles that enhance natural ventilation, light penetration and shading. The landscaping elements on different levels have been carefully planned and designed to complement the adjacent green environment.
The Kowloon East Regional Headquarters, takes off as an important part of the urban transformation at the northern portion of the Kai Tak masterplan. The design of this new integrated complex combines functionality, sustainability and aesthetics. The project achieved in the provisional assessment of the BEAM Plus with Platinum rating.
The offshore wind market in Asia is expected to experience massive expansion over the next decade as the governments face increasing energy sources and hit their net-zero emissions targets. Countries in Asia can certainly gain from adopting and improving some European innovations and from working with European contractors. Crucial differences of geographical and cultural must be taken into account, and some of them demand locally available expertise.
Located at the southern tip of Kowloon Peninsula as the retail component of the Victoria Dockside, K11 MUSEA comprised 10-storey retail complex with a 10,000 square-metre floor area. It combines high-end experiential retail, art and dining facilities at the heart of Hong Kong Victoria Harbour area.
Realizing the limitations of existing WPC products, a Hong Kong company who has experience on applying foreign WPC products approached Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI) with an Innovation and Technology Fund of HKSAR-supported R&D project to develop a novel Eco-Hybrid Coating (EHC). The trial production for the developed EHC is ongoing in Hong Kong and product launch is expected soon.
The International Labour Organisation reported that every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease worldwide. The question is, what’s the current state in Asia? And has the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the situations?
Construction sectors are indeed more prepared to deal with the pandemic impacts and have developed multi-pronged business continuity plans. Construction sectors are key in the recovery so it is essential to continue to roll out and sustain the support initiatives. Government policies play a major role in supporting construction sectors’ recovery to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, which has adversely impacted the economy.