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: PBEC’s Hendrick Sin enters the 14th HK District National People’s Congress Election 2022

PBEC’s Board of Director Hendrick Sin Director has officially registered to participate in the 14th Hong Kong District National People’s Congress election. He is a pioneer in the Bay Area as an IT entrepreneur: Hendrick studied computer science at undergraduate level and then completed a master’s degree at Stanford University. He started his own very successful business in Shenzhen that went onto be public traded in HK – leading the company to develop at the forefront of the gaming/entertainment industry…

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: PBEC Announces the Winners of its Annual ESG Corporate Governance Awards 2022/23

PBEC is pleased to announce the 2022/23 winners of its re-established Environmental Annual Awards renamed ‘The PBEC ESG Corporate Governance Annual Awards’. These are strictly non-sponsored or financially influenced awards judged on sheer merit. For this first return of these annual ESG awards after a 16-year hiatus (previously named the PBEC Annual Environmental Awards from 1998-2006), the assessment and judging was conducted by the PBEC International Secretariat only. The award selection was based upon pre-established criteria and comparative analysis of…


: PBEC Corporate Member Aboitiz Power and Mainstream Renewable Power enter into first JV for 90MW wind project in CamSur – Oct 2022

Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower), through its subsidiary Aboitiz Renewables, Inc. (ARI), recently signed a joint venture agreement with global renewable energy company Mainstream Renewable Power (Mainstream) to build a 90-MW onshore wind project in Libmanan, Camarines Sur. URL Link to PR:

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: PBEC’s Vice Chairman Dr. George Lam, BBS, JP appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Board for ESG fintech leader, BlueOnion – Sep 2022

BlueOnion is a purpose-driven organization and is a leading B2B2C ESG modeling and analytics platform with AI-driven visualizations and analytics for both buy side and sell side investors. It addresses the entire financial ecosystem’s ESG and sustainability behavior and performance and helps asset owners and managers make ethical and responsibly intelligent decisions. BlueOnion has a board of directors who are prominent veterans in the finance and sustainability field and are enthusiasts to drive responsible investing.


: PBEC Announces new Board Appointment in Lei Yu CEO North Asia and Regional Head of Distribution, Asia at QBE Asia

LEI YU Chief Executive Officer, North Asia, Regional Head of Distribution, Asia, QBE Asia Pacific Lei Yu has joined PBEC and has been appointed to the board. Lei was Chief Executive Officer at Marsh Hong Kong, and Director at L2 SPACE. Lei Yu joined QBE Insurance in 2018. Lei Yu is currently Chief Executive Officer, North Asia, Regional Head of Distribution, Asia at QBE Asia Pacific “PBEC is a great platform providing meaningful connections and partnerships for the local &…


: PBEC Associated Hong Kong Government Honour Awardees 2022

PBEC Associated Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) Winners 2022     Dr WONG Ying-wai, Wilfred, GBS, JP Dr WONG is awarded GBM for his distinguished public service, particularly his tremendous contributions to the development of arts and culture, and the creative industry in Hong Kong. As the Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts and Development Council (HKADC) since 2011, Dr WONG has steered the HKADC in introducing arts spaces to meet the demand of arts practitioners, reforming the grants schemes, and bringing…

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: PBEC New Member this month – Adrien Chazottes, Managing Partner, Jet 8

Adrien has been living in Asia since 2004, where he has been developing the Private and Business Aviation sectors for the major part of the past two decades. After working for a large private operator and selling business jets for Hawker-Beechcraft and then Bombardier across the region and globally, he founded Jet 8 in 2018 to provide tailor made private aviation solutions to clients in the Asia Pacific region. A true entrepreneur in his designated field of expertise with a…

: Urban-Air Port CEO & Founder Ricky Sandhu provides a recap video of the successful 3 week exhibition in Coventry, U.K. of its Air One product.

Exactly two months ago Urban-Air Port launched Air One to the world. For 3 weeks in #Coventry City Centre #UK, Urban-Air Port  hosted the AAM industry and for the first time the AAM consumer, showcasing the future of #infrastructure for the #advancedairmobility industry. After 15,000 visitors (including the press, 200 school children & university students, and attendees for closed door events); 1000 pieces of media coverage; 100 successful drone flights; 20 private events featuring world class catering; 1 fine dining experience and 1 maiden flight of a 23yr…

: Imperial experts debate AI, cryptocurrency and sustainability at Davos Fringe

by Laura Singleton June 2022 The need for greater transparency, inclusiveness and ethics around AI was among the topics discussed at a Davos event hosted by the Business School. AI is evolving and is increasingly used as a tool for collaboration. Experts at the event, which coincided with the World Economics Forum, agreed that  it is important to be transparent whilst the industry is progressing rather than “getting everything right” privately. AI also needs to evolve with the changing demands and…