Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.: “How China Can Solve the World’s Climate Problem”– Peggy Liu

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Date(s) - Thursday, October 23 2014
12:00 am - 9:00 pm

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The Apartment

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How China Can Solve the World’s Climate Problem

Peggy Liu

October 23, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Peggy Liu, one of China’s leading voices on sustainability, shines a surprising light on how China can go from the world’s Chief Polluter to Chief Solutions Provider. Against prevailing views on China’s insurmountable climate challenge, she shows how acupuncture points and tweakovation give China unique advantages in the race to go green.

Venue: The Apartment

47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu  3rd Floor
永福路47号3楼, 近复兴西路

Admission: FCC members:free; non-members 100 RMB

About the speaker:

Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, is internationally recognized for her expertise on China‘s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with this Asian country. JUCCCE is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the greening of China, because a green China is the key to a healthy world. JUCCCE is a leader in creating systemic change in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism and smart grid, and most noted for its multi-sector convening power.

She is also an executive advisor to Marks & Spencer, as well as an advisor to the World Economic Forum Project Board on Sustainable Consumption, and Volans. She is a member of the FTSE Environmental Markets Committee, and a Thought Leader at Criticaleye. She served as a sustainability advisor to HP in 2013, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils on Sustainable Consumption 2012-13 and on New Energy Architecture 2011-12, and an energy adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative in 2008.

As one of the leading green voices in China, Peggy was honored as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, the Hillary Step for climate change solutions in 2012, a Time Magazine Hero of the Environment in 2008, the Hillary Laureate of 2010 for climate change leadership, a Forbes “Women to Watch in Asia” in 2010, a Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day” in 2011, one of China’s top 50 innovative business leaders by China Business News Weekly in 2012. In Chinese press, she has been recognized as a green leader on covers and in features such as Oriental Outlook (“China Dream”), Global Times (“Green Goddess”), Beijing Tatler (“Green Miracle”), The Guardian (“Climate Change Abolitionists”), Vogue China (“3 Women Who Better the World”), Psychologies (“10 Green Handkerchiefs award”), Madame Figaro “Top Life” award 2012, Jessica (Most Successful Women 2013), L’Officiel (“China’s Most Successful Women” 2014), Elle, Good Housekeeping, Rui Li, Southern People Weekly, Shanghai Daily, The Bund, 21st Century Herald, China Daily, QQ, Sohu.com.

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