Hosted by Soap Cycling Funded by Council for Sustainable Development Co-organised by Foundation for Shared Impact Co-organised by The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business Co-organised by Carbonbase Sponsored by Deloitte, Explorium Hong Kong, Foodpanda, Pure all, Sqwishful, New life Plastics, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. Business Environment Council, Melco, The Hong Kong Shanghai Limited, Meraki, Big Idea Ventures, HK Recycles, Livinfarms, Circular City, Urban Spring, Mango Materials Media partners Green Queen.
Our Vision Changemakers in the sustainability landscape of the hospitality industry The G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality aims to facilitate a better connection and promote dialogues between all related industries in the hospitality sector, to improve sustainability measures and create initiatives for positive environmental impacts, while exchanging knowledge on the success and challenges in achieving their sustainability goals.
Our Mission Our primary mission is to encourage businesses to work together to bring about innovative, sustainable, cross-border advancements to the global hospitality industry through innovative and engaging events and activities. Unlike other sustainability initiatives within the hospitality space, the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality focuses on all aspects in regards to hospitality, including hotels, supply chains, airlines, food, and others.
Our Goal Companies in the hospitality industry are consistently ranked among the most proactive and focused on ESG issues and CSR initiatives. Through the promotion of better sustainability practices and strategies within the hospitality industry, the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality strives to make the ever-growing tourism and hospitality industry a driver for positive change for people, profit, and the planet.
Virtual Preparatory Workshops
To prepare everyone for this innovation journey, we will be holding a series of virtual workshops for the registered participants. Participants will learn about the concepts of Social Innovation, Design Thinking and how to pitch innovative ideas to the audience.
- 9 Nov - Introductory Call & Social Innovation Workshop
G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Hackathon Kick-Off
Venue: The Garage (Deloitte)
20 November 2020
Friday evening will be a kick-off event for the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Hackathon. It will be a chance for the registered participants to come together for the first time and meet their peers, other teams, organisers and some of the mentors.
17:30 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 18:15 Hackathon Opening
18:15 - 19:15 Panel Discussion with Q&A
19:15 - 19:45 Presentation of Ideas
(each team rep will introduce their idea shortly in 3 minutes - 3 slides)
19:45 - 20:00 Hackathon Briefing
Recap of the schedule and process for Saturday and Q&A
20:00 - 20:30 Networking
G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Hackathon Competition
Venue: Explorium Hong Kong
21 November 2020
"Hacking" in the teams will happen on Saturday between 9:00 am - 5 pm. Teams will
work on fine-tuning of their ideas and preparing a pitch that will be presented to the audience at the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Innovation Night the same evening.
- tea & coffee, snacks provided throughout the day
08:30 - 09:30 Welcome & Energizers
09:30 - 13:00 Morning hacking
12:45 - 13:00 Submission of posters
13:00 - 14:00 Team Working Lunch
13:00 - 17:00 Afternoon hacking
Mentors will be available at the venue / on call
17:00 Submission of final project decks
17:00 - 18:00 Pitch preparation
18:00 - 19:00 Light Dinner
G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Innovation Night
Venue: Explorium Hong Kong
- Note: Program is subject to change
G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Innovation Night will showcase innovative ideas of the competing
teams who will pitch their projects to a panel of judges.
This event is open to the public but prior registration is required to ensure social distancing.
19:00 - 19:15 Opening remarks
19:15 - 20:00 First pitching round
20:00 - 20:15 Short Break
20:15 - 21:00 Second pitching round
21:00 - 21:15 Audience voting & judges deliberate
21:15 - 21:30 Announcement of winners & Closing
21:30 - 22:00 Networking