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ECF Fairness under the Sun

 

“ECF Fairness under the Sun” is an environmental education programme funded by the Environment and Conservation Fund of the HKSAR Government and organized by Fair Trade Hong Kong. The programme has been aimed to raise public awareness and support for renewable energy development and carbon reduction, and has been successfully completed in June 2020. Throughout the programme, 37 student ambassadors  guided community tours to solar power facilities and delivered educational workshops in secondary schools, uniting community support on low-carbon life .


Student Ambassadors

 

37 tertiary student ambassadors received training in climate change, renewable energy and fair carbon offsetting, in which the training sessions are hosted by experts from renewable energy engineer, electricity company, green groups, academic institutions and corporations. Participants' attendance rate turned out to be more than  80%. After completion, students guided community tours to solar power facilities and deliver educational workshops in secondary schools.

 

 

Student Ambassador Recruitment Exhibitions and Talks

First round: Dec 2018 – Feb 2019

Second round: Sep – Nov 2019

 

Training Workshops

First round: Mar – May 2019 (Saturdays)

Second round: Dec 2019 – Feb 2020 (Saturdays)

 


Community Tours

 

Participants visited different solar power facilities, including the latest floating photovoltaic systems launched by the HKSAR government, and looked at local solar power development closely. The event attracted more than 100 community members, and more than 90% said that the tours deepened their understanding on the government's development of renewable energy.

 

Period: Jun 2019 to May 2020

 

 


Secondary School Workshops

 

Through engaging in the implementation of solar power systems and the transaction of renewable energy certificates, students  gained a deeper understanding of the importance of different stakeholders and fairness in carbon reduction and understood more about climate change.

 

Period: Sep 2019 to May 2020