Blog: SMART CITY, SMART SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL LOW CARBON DELEGATION TO HONG KONG

12 June 2015

ECCI partnered with Scottish Development International, to accompany 12 Scottish businesses with low carbon products and services to Hong Kong and sponsored City Carbon Vision 2015 in Hong Kong.

We ask Low Carbon Ideas Lab resident Karen Finlayson, CEO of Colour Elements, what she got out of the recent Hong Kong Mission.

It just shows that when you’re starting out you’ve got to put yourself out there. You never know when or where you’re going to make the next connection or meet the right person. And there’s no shortage of opporutnities to do that at ECCI.

What does your company, Colour Elements, do?

Colour Elements offers inspiration for worn-colour through digital products and training for leaders within retail, business and politics – reducing wasteful consumption of clothing.

I successfully pitched to join ECCI’s Low Carbon Ideas Lab last Autumn and have been soaking up as many of the pitching and networking opportunities ever since.

As an early stage business I want to take every opportunity I can to get my message out there so when the opportunity cam up to go to Hong Kong I jumped at the chance.

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