Our projects

  • Carbon footprint and Low carbon strategies

    Ecosol started the first carbon footprints with educational and reduction objectives in Hong Kong as early as 2008.

    It has developed tools for companies to not only benchmark their emissions but truly decrease carbon contents in a financially-sound way.
    It carbon offsetting projects include local aforestration in partnership with Ark Eden Foundation.
  • Circular economy: coaching, consulting and tutoring

    A former economist, Catherine is passionate about teaching sustainability in a practical and efficent way within organisations and corporations, to help enter circular economy, the only viable way forward.
    Through coaching, tutoring, on-site or integrated within larger environmental days (through Ark Eden on Lantau) Catherine brings green awareness to any line of activity.
    She has been consulting as well on environmental strategy for five years already (see references)
  • Sustainability in Buildings: consulting and teaching

    Catherine has been teaching in Sustainability in Buildings & Interior Architecture at Insight, School of Design, Hong Kong for three years.

    She also applied sustainable building practices to two existing projects, and is consulting on renovation and new buildings.

About Catherine

Catherine Touzard, expert on Circular Economy (APO trainings, Circulab Network licensee) a certified carbon auditor, has worked in Hong Kong on sustainability, climate change and circular economy, through projects and teaching, for the past 15 years, after leading a biogas project, in Sichuan, China.

With a senior experience in carbon audits of buildlings, consulting on eco-design and green strategies, waste management and energy practices for many schools, companies and individual projects, she regularly runs circular economy workshops, and teaches courses towards sustainable practices in eco-materials and eco-design, as well as applied climate change transition.

The 4th edition of her guidebook, Going Green in Hong Kong, Earth Champion Award 2008, sold to 14,000 copies, will republish in 2108 through a web platform.

A certified Permaculture Designer, trained in biomimicry, Catherine is currently teaching sustainability and low-carbon materials at Insight School of Design, is Sustainability Coordinator for FIS , and a regular Climate Change Teacher at Ark Eden, with whom she runs « Planting for Life», a local carbon offsetting program. She has given regular lectures in local Universities such as City U.

Catherine has an extensive global network of sustainability that she can leverage to picks latest innovation and approaches wherever they are. Her long experience of working in Asia, and being a long-time Hong Kong resident, allow her to merge these innovations and approaches to the local reality.

Her background includes a doctorate in Economics (Paris I La Sorbonne), along with language studies in English, German and Chinese.

Catherine received the prize of Outstanding Earth Champion Award by the Earth Champion Foundation, in November 2008.

Going Green in Hong Kong

Going Green In Hong Kong offers practical guidelines and background information on our environment and how we can impact it as lightly as possible, getting health and savings benefits alongside lighter carbon or biodiversity footprints.

Going Green published in English and Chinese, selling at 14,000 copies. It received many prizes and media coverage.

To directly purchase the book, please place orders on Going Green In Hong Kong’s web site or buy from:
– Maya Café, 173 Des Voeux Road, Sheung Wan
– Parenthèses, 2F. 74 Wellington Street, Central
– WWF bookstores

Supportive Teaching

Catherine, through her work as Sustainability Teacher at Insight, School of Design, her past work as Sustainability Coordinator at the French International School and her frequent talks and presentations in organisations and universities, has an outstanding experience in sharing knowledge about sustainability to students of all ages.