Co-Founder, Green Monday
David Yeung is the co-founder and CEO of Green Monday, a social startup group founded in 2012 in Hong Kong that aims to tackle climate change and global food insecurity by making low-carbon and sustainable living simple, viral and actionable. It is named by Fast Company as one of China’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies. In 2015, Mr. Yeung launched “Green Common” in Hong Kong to introduce Food 2.0 and a revolutionized food mindset through empowering the community with sustainable, innovative, wholesome and responsible food choices.
Mr. Yeung was selected by Fast Company as China's 100 Most Creative People, The Purpose Economy as “Asia 100 Pioneers”, and also named among “Men of the Year,” “Local Heroes of the Year,” “Best Idea of the Year,” and “Award for Marketing Excellence” by Hong Kong media. He is the author of a number of best-selling books on applied Buddhism and Zen philosophy, and a regular columnist and program host on multiple publications and media channels. Mr. Yeung has also been invited to speak at TEDx, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Google, Columbia University, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Tsinghua University, to name a few.
Mr. Yeung, a graduate of Columbia University, is also the Managing Director of Fortune Park Holdings, Chairman of retail groups Visual Culture and Shine* and Director of Hong Kong AIDS Foundation and Hong Kong Buddhist Association.