CITYPRENEURS X CES ASIA 2019
Citypreneurs held "Tech4good: Innovate Locally, Impact Globally" at the
Consumer Electronics Show Asia, discussing how start-ups, investors, and the tech industry can be a powerful force to reduce poverty, generate opportunity, and protect the environment
11-12 JUNE, 2019 | SHANGHAI NEW INTERNATIONAL EXPO CENTRE
“Sustainable by Design Workshop”
Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Kerry Hotel, Function Room 4, Level 3
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a universal and visionary framework for global cooperation and action to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind. More and more businesses and investors understand that addressing the SDGs represents good business: by providing a conducive environment for long term profits and by developing solutions for these global challenges, they can be at the forefront of new markets. This hands-on workshop is targeted towards impact-driven start-ups and established businesses aiming to integrate sustainability into their core business and align their business model with the SDGs.
“Sustainability in Emerging Tech”
Wednesday, 12 June, 2019
2PM - 5PM
SNIEC, W5, Conference Room 1
Panel 1: Sustainability Investing and Ventures
How can social impact and market-rate returns be simultaneously achieved? What core impact metrics and operating principles should you look for? Explore how impact business models can create positive social and environmental outcomes while generating significant growth and profitability.
Panel 2: Is Emerging Tech Helping or Hindering Sustainable Development?
Emerging technologies offer opportunities to transform lives and the environment for good. But what are the risks? Join the conversation to explore the ramifications and trajectories of emerging technologies and how we can shape frontier technologies towards achieving sustainability and inclusion.
Panel 3: Delivering Sustainability through Public-Private-People Partnerships at the Local Level
Listen to featured experts from startups, the public and private sectors, city leaders, and UN representatives discuss the vital role of sustainable businesses in solving urban challenges, particularly with regards to urban development, public-private-people partnerships, and the use of emerging consumer tech such as AI, IoT and blockchain.