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INTERVIEW: Reemi Co-Founder Emily Au-Young On Fighting Period Poverty “If We Care About People, We Have To Care About The Planet”

8 Mins Read We recently sat down with Emily Au-Young, co-founder of menstrual care charity Reemi. Based in New Zealand, the organisation has developed the world’s first self-disinfecting period reusable underwear product, which will see 100% of the profits go towards benefiting women in Bangladesh through local partnerships that educate women on period care, breaking social taboos, and […]

5 Social Impact Startups Revolutionising Feminine Care Across Asia

4 Mins Read For many of us, feminine hygiene and women’s care products seem like a basic necessity. However, in many countries all over the world – including in our own city – millions of women are still unable to gain access to the products, healthcare and education they need. In the Philippines, for instance, plantation workers miss […]

Green Queen Joins Forces With #Togetherband Campaign On UN SDG Dinner Series To Raise Awareness For #GlobalGoals

4 Mins Read We are thrilled to share that British sustainable luxury brand Bottletop’s #Togetherband initiative will be joining forces with Green Queen’s United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Dinner Series to support and promote global action for a better world and help make progress on the Global Goals. This partnership will see #Togetherband help spread awareness about […]

INTERVIEW: The “Shark Lady” Andrea Richey On An Uphill Shark-Saving Battle

5 Mins Read We recently sat down with the Andrea Richey, Education Director of the Hong Kong Shark Foundation (HKSF), fondly known as the city’s “Shark Lady”. Richey has been at the forefront of leading shark conservation in Hong Kong, and inspiring younger generations to join the global fight to protect our planet’s beautiful creatures. In this interview […]

Crossroads Charity Launches GoodCity Upcycling App To Fight Hong Kong Waste Problem

2 Mins Read Hong Kong charity Crossroads Foundation has recently launched an upcycling phone app and complementary online platform GoodCity, which allow users to donate and request unwanted goods. The app, funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Charities Trust, will make it much faster for Hong Kongers to rehouse and redistribute their preloved items.  Crossroads Foundation is an […]

8 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Amazon Rainforest

5 Mins Read As the raging wildfires continue to blacken skies across the Amazon region, enraged commentators have had little to say about what actions people can take beyond retweeting. There are actionable measures that we can all take right now to fight deforestation of the planet’s lungs, so that our impact does not just end with a […]

Sustainability Matters: What Does The Word Sustainability Even Mean?

4 Mins Read Our new columnist Rebecca Walker Chan, founder of SouthPaw Sustainability Consulting is one of Hong Kong’s foremost sustainability experts, advising some of the city’s biggest MNCs, as well as startups and SMEs, on ESG reporting and how to implement sustainability strategically within their organisation. In her monthly Green Queen column, she will dive deep into […]

What You Missed At Green Queen’s UN SDG #PlantBased Dinner Series Vol. 1

6 Mins Read “None of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs – the internationally agreed framework for tackling poverty, inequality, disease and climate change – can be achieved without the contribution of higher education through research, teaching and community engagement.” Source: University World News Vol.1 of our Green Queen UN SDG #PlantBased Dinner Series was a […]

Hong Kong’s Greenest Food Truck: Impossible Foods x Invisible Kitchen Limited Edition Vegan-Friendly Collab

3 Mins Read Don’t miss out on Hong Kong’s greenest food truck experience: grab your Revolv reusable lunchbox and stuff your face with Buddha Bowls & Subs featuring plant-based Impossible meat! Invisible Kitchen, hailed as Hong Kong’s most eco-friendly caterer, will be partnering up with Impossible Foods to launch the city’s greenest food truck for a limited time […]