Hong Kong green art auction by Sotheby’s raises funds for The Climate Group
- 13 June 2013
HONG KONG: The Climate Group attended an awards-ceremony hosted by Hong Kong's number one woman's lifestyle magazine JESSICA, to auction an exclusive artpiece celebrating the global green movement.
The artpiece is a result of a project by Jabra, the global producer of innovative Bluetooth headset and speakerphone solutions, and Seto Ping, the top designer of Hong Kong's famous HappiPanda character, that the artpiece is based on.
At the JESSICA Most Successful Women 2013 Awards and Charity Gala Dinner in Hong Kong, the artpiece was auctioned by Sotheby’s for HK$38,000, giving a boost to The Climate Group’s work in the region.
Entitled 'Revo on HappiPanda', the artpiece tells a consumer-focused narrative where HappiPanda was damaged by industrial dyes from a polluted river, and as a consequence promotes the green movement around the world. Wearing the Jabra Revo headphones, the pure white HappiPanda artpiece portrays a pollution-free environment, and the plant designs on the bear's body are designed to represent the hopes of the human race for a cleaner, better future.
Changhua Wu, Greater China Director, The Climate Group, was among the many JESSICA Most Successful Women awardees for the past 13 years, who were nominated to celebrate and acknowledge their contributions and outstanding achievements for society in Hong Kong and Greater China. She said: “We are encouraged to see that our alliances in the region are joining hands with us with their talent and creativity, to face the climate challenge. We want to get everyone involved by telling people it’s all adding up to make a real difference.”
This year The Climate Group Hong Kong is running the Micro Carbon Operation, a campaign which aims to catalyze the development of a “micro carbon” community to combat climate change through growing knowledge and efforts among the public. The campaign is launching Hong Kong’s first micro carbon i-Phone game, Carbon Crush, to promote a 'micro carbon living'.
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