HKSTP Lunch & Learn activity was proposed by our Marketing Team and it aimed to share our knowledge inter-division/ inter-department so as to enhance our understanding what kind of job and role of our colleagues. Sustainability Team was assigned to present on 26 Oct 2016. Before the talk, we took a group photo.
In the beginning, Mr. Kevin Edmund (Senior Manager, Sustainability) was the first speaker had he introduced our sustainability team in which included Quality, Safety, Health and Environment. Firstly, he briefed the UN Sustainable Development Goal which had met HKSTP vision to create a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region. Then he briefed our jobs included sustainability reports and he also introduced HKEX environment, Social, Governance (ESG) reporting guidelines, as well as, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI-G4).
After that Kevin briefed our ISO Management Systems and to be integrated together in 2016/2017.
I (Quality Manager, Sustainability) was the second speaker and I introduced the quality concept to our colleagues. Firstly, I asked a question “Which car has a better Quality?” for discussion.
Then I introduced three quality gurus concept on quality and they were Dr. W. Edwards Deming, Mr. Philip B. Crosby and Mr. Joseph M. Juran. I mentioned that Quality is like MATRIX which in everywhere that you can feel it but can’t see it directly.
After that I introduced 7 Waste of LEAN principles which were Movement, Inventory, Transport, Waiting, Over Processing, Over Production and Defects. The new waste was “Unused Employee Creativity”. Finally, I told all how to remember this 7 waste by using the word “MIT Wood”! At the end, I used Samsung Note 7 as example to explain what happened if Quality is not the highest priority.
Mr. Jerry Cheung (Assistant Manager, Sustainability) introduced two topics in which one is Waste and other is Climate Change.
Jerry introduced that waste generation in Science Park was decreasing since 2013/2014. Moreover, our recycle collection rate had increased yearly.
Then he mentioned some targets for reduction of carbon emission in different countries and areas based on 2005 level. They included USA was 26%-28% reduction in 2025, China was 60%-65% reduction (Carbon Intensity) by 2030. Hong Kong set 50%-60% reduction (Carbon Intensity) by 2020. Finally, Jerry told us our greenhouse gas generations come from Electricity (75%) and from Air Conditioner chemical (25%). (P.S. Mr. Sunny Lai (Quality Engineer) helped to distribute the gift for winner during Q&A)
Mr. Morris Chan (SHE Manager, Sustainability) was the last speaker and he briefed our OHS targets included Zero occupational injury rate, Zero OHS related prosecution and SHE training. Then he briefed SHE team routine activities included laboratory inspection, Food Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), SHE Seminar, etc.
After that Morris asked some question to identify any hazard in different situations.
The talk was successful and venue was in Ideal Lab. Our CEO also attended this talk (Right Lower Corner).
At the end, Ms. Maria Lam (CMO, HKSTP) held the Q&A session. Kevin explained some questions from colleagues about saving electricity.
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