New Affiliate from Hong Kong, China

The ECI Secretariat is pleased to announce that the Centre for Environment and Development Studies (CEDS) of Hong Kong, China, has joined the Earth Charter Initiative as an Affiliate.

CEDS provides planning, architecture and landscape architecture consultancy services in China including in Hong Kong, China.  Their mission is to deliver sustainable solutions for resolving issues concerning the built environment.

CEDS plans to use the Earth Charter in its Corporate Social Responsibility actions, and raise awareness about the Earth Charter with different audiences.

As part of their commitment to promote the Earth Charter, CEDS sponsored 3 outstanding youth leaders to attend the Earth Charter + 10 International Conference held at the Centre for Environmental Education at Ahmedabad, India on 1-3 November 2010.   CEDS will continue to provide capacity-building opportunities to more youth leaders.