Ongoing Projects

Hong Kong Professional Services in the Co-evolving Belt-Road Initiative: Innovative Agency for Sustainable Development A Strategic Public Policy Research Funding Scheme Project funded by Central Policy Unit, HKSARG
Key Factors of Successfully Operating Social Enterprises: An Analysis of and Dissemination to the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Sector
Over the past 10 years, we see a great disparity of SE success and failure cases in Hong Kong but there is little empirical evidence about their causes. Our project is inspired by the need to understand how SEs can better achieve their due missions of social objectives and commercial sustainability, and receive full support from HKCSS.
Green Finance
The major focus is to explore how the green finance in Hong Kong may further its contributions to the vision of the ‘Green Belt and Road’, and in the process enhance its own sustainability and benefit the broader development of Hong Kong community and the Region.
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Islamic Finance and Cultural Diversity
The aim of this new research group is two-folded: firstly, to study the development of Islamic Finance in Hong Kong and how it could contribute to the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R); secondly, to investigate on the potential for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong to participate in Islamic Finance. More specifically, we will look at Islamic bonds and securities (market and risk), corporate governance and cultural aspects of Islamic Finance.
Green Belt and Road
The 'Green Belt and Road' research group, composed of a dozen of multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional and cross-border research members, aspires to identify best practice / policy gaps in green construction (including engineering, urban forestry etc.) sector in Hong Kong so as to facilitate pathways of knowledge transfer, policy transfer and sustainable development impact measurement in countries along the Belt and Road (and in return benefit sustainable development in Hong Kong).
“Funding Programme of Research Projects on Equal Opportunities 2017/18”, Equal Opportunities Commission
“Creating a Discrimination-free and Barrier-free Living Environment for the ‘Little People’ in Hong Kong”
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Past Projects

“Institutional Development and Budgetary Decision Making—the case of Hong Kong”. General Research Fund (GRF), Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Government. 2015-2017

Under Exploration

Research themes currently under exploration includes:

  • Youth

  • Medical/ Healthcare

  • Construction/ Architecture

  • Sustaintability/ Cultural Heritage

  • Sexuality Education

    Comprehensive sexuality education is critical to young people’s ability to make healthy and informed sexual decisions. It provides accurate information about human sexuality, gender identity, reproduction and sexual health; presents opportunities to explore and understand one’s own values regarding sexuality; develops skills to communicate and relate to others in healthy, satisfying, meaningful ways; and supports the ability to make sexual decisions with integrity to one’s self and respect for others.
  • Social Enterprise