I recently had the extrememly fortunate opportunity to be interviewed on live television at 30 Roc!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The purpose of the interview was to promote New York Cares Day and the subjects were myself and Gary Bagley, CEO of New York Cares. It was an excellent experience all around and my contributions were to talk about why I care for so many years about volunteering, giving back, and so on. Even though the central theme of the presentation was not focused on CSL-work, it went hand-in-hand with the same values of what we all stand for with respec
I recently had the honor of participating in the Engage event, not only as an attendee with my fellow bankers, but even within a video that many people in HBUS watched during the all-day event! It was amazing and I am very appreciative for the opportunity. The purpose of the day was to bring everyone together to connect, motivate, and inspire. They talked about team work, community investment, employee resource groups, and citizen science, among many other things We even made many first response kits for the Red Cross! My particular part was demonstrating why I
Teaching interns about freshwater issues and FWW methods
August 4th, 2016. Three interns joined the HK Earthwatch Office for the summer. Went out to collect data at Kai Tak Nullah, and also discussed with them about freshwater issues and water quality monitoring techniques.
June 4th, 2016. Sharing some global and Singapore-specific results of FWW, to show the Singapore CSLs the fruitition of their hard work. Singapore CSLs have been among the most active CSLs in the world. Many of them have continued to consistently collect data even after the expiration of their commitment term.
As Chair person for the Channel Islands and Isle of Man water droplet I initiated that our CSL group has monthly (or bi-monthly) calls. This is to stay connected, joint-up in our efforts and share stories. We have had some good discussions and managed to stay focused despite our location diversity. In May we have invited Earthwatch for the second time (first update focusing on Jersey was in October 2015) to give us 'local' update.
In the Channel Islands and Isle of Man water droplet we have arranged a series of events for WED.
We have arranged a screening of Chasing Ice in Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man. Our Dubai and Hong Kong offices also joint with local CSR activities, Dubai was watching a different movie called Plastic.
We also arranged a lunchtime game in the Jersey HO- what goes where focusing on waste selection, reducing the amount of wate and recycling. We have given HSBC Water programme branded water bottled for colleagues participatin in the game.