Paving Your Professional
Career Path in Sustainability
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
16:00 – 17:00 (GMT+8)
About the Event
Sustainability is a rising sector gaining increasing attention and interest. However, the general consensus is that there is a need for the market to build up ESG capacity to keep up with this movement.
Some of the questions commonly asked by those who would like to pursue a career in sustainability and ESG include:
What is a typical path to becoming an ESG/sustainability professional?
What skills and knowledge are needed?
What does the job entail?
What roles and functions are available?
What are the differences between working for a consultancy firm and working for a corporation?
What are the prospects, both locally or globally?
In this episode, seasoned professionals from Re-Teck and TÜV Rheinland will share their personal career journeys, words of advice, and insights on job prospects. During this one-hour panel discussion, the audience will have the opportunity to raise questions and receive first-hand information on the industry.
About the Speakers
EHS, Security & Sustainability Manager,
Re-Teck Reverse Supply Chain Management B.V.
MBA (Specialized in Sustainability), MPhil, BSc (Hons), BEAM Pro, MHKIOA
Konnie Yu is the EHS, Security & Sustainability Manager of a multinational reverse supply chain management company and is currently based in the Netherlands. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of sustainable development, environmental management, benchmarking and reporting.
Before she settled in the Netherlands, she was the Corporate Sustainability Manager of Hysan Development Company Limited in Hong Kong. She was the focal point for all ESG issues within the Company, including the establishment of the ESG framework and roadmap of the
company, promotion of sustainability and environmental awareness to stakeholders, and implementation of ESG strategies to improve Hysan’s ESG performance.
Before joining Hysan, Konnie was the Environmental Management Manager at the Business Environment Council (BEC) responsible for providing environmental consultancy and related services to the business community.
TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong Limited
Martin has been in the TIC (testing, inspection, certification) industry for more than 16 years. He is an all-around expert in safety and quality topics across different industries. Besides the role in TUV Rheinland, he is the vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification, committee member of the Industry and Technology Committee, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Circular Economy Advisory Group member of Business Environment Council. He wishes to use his knowledge and experience and share more ideas of having a better, safer, greener and sustainable world.
His role is to enhance the integration of environmental-friendly and socially responsible practices into the supply chains and business operations.
Dr Glenn Frommer
Dr Glenn Frommer is one of the pioneers of sustainability and the environmental movement. He has worked in the field for more than thirty years and was involved in the drafting of the GRI G4 Reporting Guideline, the AccountAbility 1000AP Standard, and Reporting 3.0.
Prior to founding ESG Matters, Glenn held senior management positions with the Mass Transit Railway Corporation Ltd. in Hong Kong for more than twenty-two years where he embedded sustainability through an Enterprise Risk Management approach and implemented China’s and the transport sector’s first climate change policy. His extensive cross-sector and cross-industrial experience extends throughout the international arena, specifically in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Glenn holds a PhD in Aerospace Sciences, is a Fellow of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, a member of several international and local professional bodies, a Fulbright Fellow, and a published author. Glenn is also the Honorary Chair of the UITP Sustainable Development Commission, having started the Working Group in 2001.
Advisor, ESG Matters 益思智綠色金融科技有限公司
曾孟卓先生 Gordon 投身廣告、媒體、行銷多年，現為益思智綠色金融有限公司的顧問，曾擔任前台灣蘋果日報總經理、Pixnet.net總經理以及香港TVB駐台灣營業代表。著作包括：《五花馬非馬》、《行銷江湖》、《蘋果滋味》、《不喜歡你》、《無眠之夜》、《Cat. Love》。