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In October 2018 I was asked to talk about Emi & Eve at Loupe, the art foundation launched by Hong Kong jewellery giant Chow Tai Fook. A household name for generations, Chow Tai Fook stores can be found on many a street in Hong Kong. Tycoon family The...

Emi & Eve have been working with a home working seamstress, Thearith Soun, for some time. Thearith is a skilled tailor. She is also not only a war survivor but also a HIV survivor. She heads a small group of seamstresses with HIV in her community....

This post first appeared in The Guardian's  Sustainable Business hub on 12 February 2015. Design innovation and social problem-solving are coming together in the fashion world, from fair trade pants to recycled bombshells. Over the past few years we have seen a growing desire for more transparency...

Once upon a time I was walking through a busy underpass in Kowloon and saw a young mainland Chinese girl begging with her baby. This was not at all uncommon. Walking down the streets in Hong Kong, you will occasionally come across physically disfigured people sitting...