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16 May, 2013
WEW2013 is here!
Ecozine.com and Hong Kong Cleanup present World Environment Week
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Get your tickets now! Together with our friends at the Hong Kong Cleanup, we’re proud to announce a new and exciting series of eco-events taking place in June: World Environment Week!

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From June 3rd through 8th, World Environment Week celebrates the launch of the 13th annual Hong Kong Cleanup challenge, as well as the UN’s World Environment Day and World Oceans Day (on June 5th and 8th respectively).

The week-long event series includes a rocking kickoff party, a glittering movie premiere, and a TED-style conference featuring inspiring speakers and performers from around Hong Kong and the world.

Sponsored by Nomura and Dopper, the event series will bring together international thought leaders, local heroes, NGOs, companies and the community to celebrate sustainability and highlight a powerful, positive approach to the environmental issues we face.

Since World Environment Day was established by the UN in 1972, it has been celebrating the inspirational power of individual actions that collectively become an exponential force for positive change. This year’s global theme is ‘Think.Eat.Save’. It is about sustainable consumption - ‘doing more and better with less,’ through reducing resource use, degradation and pollution while increasing the quality of life for all. This is aligned 100% with everything we stand for… redefining luxury!

Aside from having a rocking good time, the objective of World Environment Week 2013 is twofold:

  1. To raise awareness and engage the community of environmental issues, particularly the urgent issue of waste and the ways we can all help resolve it through rethinking, reducing, reusing and recycling; and,
  2. To celebrate World Environment Day, a day for people from all walks of life to come together to ensure a cleaner, greener and brighter outlook for themselves and future generations!

READY TO REGISTER? Go straight Eventbrite now to buy your tickets!

WANT TO KNOW MORE? Click through for details on each event, below!

TIP: if you miss out on attending an event, fear not; videos will be available online post-event, thanks to Oriental Press Group, Associate Partner of the Hong Kong Cleanup.

2013 World Environment Week event series comprise the following:

Happy Hour with a Purpose – Monday, June 3rd

Venue: Boujis Hong Kong
Time: 5:00pm Press Conference; 6:00pm Kickoff Party
Cost: FREE of charge, with happy hour prices and one free cocktail!
Details: Our Celebrity Ambassadors will join us to announce the kickoff of the 2013 Hong Kong Cleanup… and there’s a special surprise celebrity performance in store as well!

Following the press conference, we’re inviting YOU - our friends, supporters and community members – to join us for happy hour drinks and fun, with international guest DJ and custom cocktails created by our venue sponsor, Boujis! Thomas Palmer Fine German Wines has also sponsored wine to be served at the event. Come on down and celebrate the start of World Environment Week with us!
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TRASHED Film Premiere – Thursday, June 6th

Venue: Palace IFC Cinema, Podium L1, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Time:
Registration 7:15pm
Welcome talk 7:30pm
Film Screening 7:40pm – 9:20pm
Wrap-up Discussion 9:20pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $100
Details: To highlight the issues faced by Hong Kong and the world and inspire positive action, the Hong Kong Cleanup, and sponsors Nomura, Ecozine.com and Dopper jointly present, for the first time in Asia, TRASHED - a thought provoking film that takes us from scepticism to sorrow to hope, with an unflinching attitude toward the vast issue of waste and how it affects humans and nature. This breath-taking film features Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons and music by Vangelis, and takes viewers on a worldwide journey of discovery and learning that is by turns amusing and alarming, and certainly awareness-raising.
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Ecozine LIVE! – Saturday, June 8th

Venue: Nomura, 30/F, Two IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central
Time:
Registration 9:00am - 9:30am
Speakers & performers 9:30am – 1:00pm and 2:15pm – 5:00pm
Afterparty at RED IFC 5:00pm – 6:30pm, includes a complimentary cocktail
Cost: $300
Details: Ecozine.com, your go-to guide for smarter living, presents the inaugural Ecozine LIVE! Conference – a high-profile symposium showcasing inspiring ideas from hand-picked local and international speakers, all connected by the theme of sustainable living, and complemented by music, dance and comedy!

The glittering list of speakers and performers include Paul Rose, Vice President, Royal Geographic Society; Merijn Everaarts, Founder, Dopper Foundation; Dr. Andy Cornish, Conservationist; Alice Robin, Executive Director of Foodlink Foundation; Simon Birch, Artist; and Vivek Mahbubani, Comedian, among others!

We’ll start the day with some fun networking, treat you to refreshments courtesy of Mana! Fast Slow Food and Secret Ingredient, and have a Green Home pop-up shop on site, thanks to A Boy Named Sue. The action-packed day will wrap up with an afterparty sponsored by RED IFC. This event is the cornerstone of World Environment Week, and definitely one not to miss!
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By: Ecozine Staff
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