GoalBlue (Shenzhen) Low Carbon Development & Promotion Centre (GoalBlue) is a Chinese NGO established in 2016. GoalBlue aims to promote sustainable lifestyle through providing guidance of responsible consumerism propensity, low carbon commute and healthy diet to eventually reduce GHG emission and protect ocean. Apart from leading the change of consumers behavior, GoalBlue also works with influential business leaders to create more options of environment friendly products and services. Currently GoalBlue has three projects ‘Smart Eating’, ‘Clean Commuting’ and ‘Blue Ocean’.
Our slogan : Go for Change.
Our mission is: to lead personal behavior change to change the social improvement and environmental mitigation, cause we believe “Go for Change”.
May Mei is the Executive Director of GoalBlue Low Carbon & Promotion Center. Previously leading WildAid China as the Chief Representative for 11 years, May has extensive knowledge and experience managing and operating an international NGO. Prior to WildAid, May worked for over a decade at CCTV and Hunan TV as director and producer of top programming.
Driven by a strong passion and determination for innovation and impact, May joined WildAid US in 2003, launched the initiative in China in 2004, and was appointed the Chief Representative of WildAid China in 2005. Her unique style of marketing and inspiring leadership enabled WildAid to achieve incredible success through a series of awareness raising campaigns for endangered species and climate change. The most recognized and influential campaigns include, “Olympic Gold Medalist PSA Series,” “Say No to Shark Fin,” “Ivory Free” and “GoBlue.”
Under May's guidance, renowned international celebrities including Jackie Chen, Yao Ming and Yang Lan joined the global WildAid movement, later becoming influential champions of the local initiative. WildAid China PSA achieved weekly ratings as high as 1 billion views across the country and allocated prime PSA broadcasting airtime valued at RMB150~200 million every year.
In August 2016, May established the domestic NGO, "GoalBlue", with a focus on sustainable lifestyle and environmental protection - "Smart Eating","Clean Commuting" and "Blue Ocean".
Founded by Li Ruigang in 2010, CMC is a leading investor in media and entertainment, Internet and mobile, and lifestyle sectors in China. Prior to founding CMC, Li Ruigang was the Chairman and CEO of Shanghai Media Group (SMG) for more than ten years and successfully transformed SMG from a provincial broadcaster into a leading media conglomerate in China.
Li Ruigang was deputy secretary general of the Communist Party in Shanghai.
Dr.Liu is the first investor of Tencent company (the biggest internet company in China which is famous for its product QQ and WeChat), which brings him award of “the most active angle investor in 2007”. He has great foresight in the internet industry investment, had invested some famous live streaming video platform such like: MOMO,INKE, Meilishuo. He has more than 20 years of researching and management experience in the technology, media and telecommunication industry.
Christopher joined the board in 2014 as a Trustee of the Oak Foundation, a family-run foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. In this capacity, he spearheads the Illegal Wildlife Trade Subprogramme and the Joint India Programme, as well as provides leadership and guidance to Oak Foundation staff based in the London office. He is also a Trustee of the Gorongosa Restoration Project in Mozambique, which is pioneering a conservation approach that puts human development as a cornerstone. Prior to joining Oak, Christopher worked for UNICEF in Uganda where he assisted with field office management and emergency responses to various crisis and completed several humanitarian-based internships in East Africa during his academic studies at the University of St. Andrew’s in Scotland.
Global Vice President and Head of Greater China at Alltech
Dr. Mark Lyons obtained his undergraduate degree in political science and environmental science in 1999 from the University of Chicago. He then completed a master’s degree in brewing and distilling in 2001, followed by a Ph.D in the area of solid state fermentation (SSF) with Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. In 2007, he successfully defended his Ph.D thesis, graduating in June 2008. His Ph.D. thesis was graded ‘excellent’ and was nominated for a Heriot Watt award.
President, Chinese Nutrition Society
Director, Food Nutrition and Assessment Laboratory, National Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chinese CDC.
Vice President, China’s National Dairy Standardization Technical Committee Member of the National Food Safety Standardization Committee, and the National Food Label Standard Committee.
Prof. Yang is a professor of nutrition and the director of the department of food and nutrition assessment at the National Institute of Nutrition and Health, Chinese CDC. Her research interests cover food composition, new ingredients function, dietary fiber, and glycemic index.
Huaying Zhang is the Vice President of Sustainability for Coca-Cola’s Greater China & Korea Business Unit responsible for developing and implementing an integrated sustainability strategy. Her team partners with people throughout the Coca-Cola value chain, NGOs and government organizations to bring about positive changes in our society.
Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Zhang worked in the Ministry of Health on food safety control in China where she managed the promulgation of the first ever China food law and supported the development of a comprehensive food standard and regulation systems.
Dr. Zhang received her Medical degree from Peking University in China. She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Rutgers University in United States, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and a PhD in Chinese Medicine from the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences.
700Bike, an Internet company to promote bicycle culture, is committed to building a lifestyle and sports aesthetics. To make bicycles particularly for Chinese people, and bring cycling back to Chinese city life -- that is all what 700Bike devotes to.
Prior to 700Bike, Zhang served as the founder and president of Sungy Mobile, a global mobile app and mobile platform development firm which was listed in the New York Stock Exchange on November 22, 2013.
Zhang previously served in various capacities at Shanda Interactive, serving as Senior Vice President from June 2006 to April 2008. Zhang also served as Vice President from July 2005 to June 2006 and as Director of its product management center from 2001 to July 2005.
Founder and Director, Climate Focus and a former Senior Counsel with the World Bank in Washington DC
Founder and CEO, M Academy China
Vice president and secretary-general, The Pacific Society of China
The former director of Publicity and Education Center of State Oceanic Administration
Co-founder, NEEMIC (a urban organic fashion brand)and the Beijing Fashion Collective)
Founding partner of CEC Capital Group
Chairman of the Board & General Manager, Chengdu Bangbangwa Co., Ltd
Partner, Beijing Tianyuan Law Firm
Founder, MYT Branding Consulting.,Ltd. Co
Partner, Bugentuan Customized Travel Agency
Founder & CEO, Vivid Media
Senior media specialist, employed by Hunan TV and CNBC
Member of the Board, Beijing Midi School of Music
Vice-Director, Urban Transport Institute, China Academy of Urban Planning and Design
Professor of Marketing, Director of the Branding Centre and deputy Dean of EMBA program in Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
Vice President of content strategy Universal China, in charge of A&R and content strategy