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Social Impact Assessment Series: Community Projects and their Social Impacts (by SVhk)

Community Planning Committee

Seminar - Social Impact Assessment Series:

Community Projects and their Social Impacts (by SVhk)


While the first seminar held on 8 October, 2018 which Dr. Terence Yuen focused on how to theoretically measure social impacts via Social Return on Investment (SROI), this second seminar seeks to provide inspiration on planning for innovating social change in practice.


On 31 January, 2019 (Thursday), the Community Planning Committee (CPC) is delighted to have Mr. Francis Ngai (魏華星), the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk), to share with us the works of his philanthropic organization, via inventing, incubating, inspiring others and investing on community projects to address urban challenges in Hong Kong.


About the speaker:

is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SVhk, a social entrepreneur that actively involves in community projects that seeks to provide social innovation to advocates social impacts, and to solve social problems. He believes that everyone can be a change-maker, hoping to connect people to re-imagine our city and to make a difference to the community we live in.


The portfolio ventures of SVhk include Light Be (providing transitional housing for the underprivileged families), HATCH (a co-working factory that aims to revitalize ‘Made in Hong Kong’ and to empower underprivileged women via career building opportunities), Diamondcab (Hong Kong’s first barrier-free 24 hrs point-to-point taxi service for wheelchair users), etc. The enterprise has also developed close relationships with stakeholders in the serving community, continuously partnership with various global corporations such as UBS, Credit Suisse, J.P Morgan, to implement social innovations and empowerment.


Details of the seminar:

Speaker: Mr. Francis Ngai

Date: 31 January, 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 7:30-9:00 pm

Venue: HKIP Office, Unit No. 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Medium: Cantonese

CPD Hours: 1.5 hours

Upon completion of this seminar, a CPD certificate will be granted.

Enrolments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the link below by 24 January, 2019 (Thursday) at


For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915-6212, or email to


Best Regards,

Community Planning Committee

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