The program operator, Greenovation Hub, is a locally based NGO with a global vision. It envisions the future without pollution, so everyone may enjoy clean water, clean air, and safe food. Greenovation believes the ecosystem is fundamental to human development, and effective solutions can only come from the collaboration and coordination of stakeholders. It aims to provide innovative tools and channels of public engagement, which bring together the government, the business sector, and the society at large, to help drive a green restructure in China.
Official website: www.ghub.org
In September 2013, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Fifth Assessment Report. Its first chapter sounded alarm on global climate change again, that people from all parts of the world would face negative impact from climate change on their livelihood and health.
GHub joined the Sun Yat-sen University's School of Philanthropy and developed projects to conduct ecological assessments across major housing complexes in theGuangdongprovince. These assessments culminated in the release of a final report in September 2013, the first of its kind in the nation completed by a private entity. This report has continued annually for the last two years, attracting wide-ranging publicity.
In 2015, the report aims to target climate change implication for metropolitan cities, investigate and compare results domestically and internationally. It plans to conduct climate forums across a wide range of communities, so as to identify pressing challenges on ecological sustainability, and any appropriate response. It is also an opportunity to gauge the subjective assessment of our impact on climate in city populations.
Other activities by this operator, such as facilitating town planning communications, conducting public surveys and forums, would also drive relevant information disclosure in an aim to promote ecological awareness and a more balanced development of our cities.
Grant Term： April, 2015 – March, 2016
Granted： 200,000 RMB