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|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Occupation||CEO and co-founder of Green Monday|
Managing Director of Fortune Park Holdings
|Board member of||Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute|
Hong Kong AIDS Foundation
Hong Kong Buddhist Association
|Parent(s)||Hong Kong Entrepreneur 楊洪, brother of Charles Yeung|
David Yeung is an environmental advocate and founder of Green Monday, a Hong Kong-based social venture that takes on climate change, food insecurity, health issues and animal welfare with a diverse platform that shifts individuals, communities, and corporations towards sustainable, healthy, and mindful living.
Following the establishment of Green Monday in 2012, Yeung launched Green Common in 2015, a plant based concept store. The movement of Green Monday has now spread to 33 countries, with 1.6 million people practicing Green Monday at its Hong Kong origin. Yeung is also engaged in numerous local and international speaking events to raise awareness and address social issues by promoting the benefits of plant-based diets, including talks at the Tesla headquarters, UCLA, Columbia University, Credit Suisse, UBS and TED Talk. International media coverage of Yeung includes CNBC, CNN, Forbes and Bloomberg. In 2018, RightTreat, Asia’s first food innovation adventure, was born under the leadership of Yeung. Its first product, Omnipork, was met with critical success.
His work earns him the award of "Social Entrepreneur of the Year" by the World Economic Forum and Schwab Foundation. Other honors and recognition include: "Roddenberry Prize", "Ten Outstanding Young Persons Hong Kong" and "Most Innovative Companies".
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