Extreme Weather Takes Heavy Toll, Carbon Reduction a Must in Daily Life, HKWPEA Launches Environment and Conservation Fund Carbon Neutrality Campaign

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HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 24 November 2023 – Climate change is causing adverse effects worldwide, including extreme weather events that are becoming increasingly evident and worrying. In response, various regions are actively undertaking green transformation and making every effort to reduce carbon emissions. The Hong Kong SAR Government has set ambitious targets to combat climate change through the ‘Climate Targets of Hong Kong’ initiative aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 50% before 2035 in Hong Kong, and achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve these goals without eroding our quality of life, it is essential for all citizens and industries to raise their awareness of carbon emissions associated with our daily life: clothing, food, living, and travel. By exploring ways to reduce our carbon footprints, working together to change our habits and embracing sustainable living, we can make a significant contribution to mitigating the effects of climate change.

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The Hong Kong Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association (HKWPEA) was established as a non-profit organisation in September 1996 by a group of local women professionals and entrepreneurs. The association aims to develop and inspire leadership skills in young women; to provide support for women professionals and executives in achieving their full career potential; to promote the well-being and healthy aging of women; and to liaise with the HKSAR government to formulate policies for achieving these goals. For more information, please visit