David Yeung - Men of Hope Awards
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David Yeung

2019 Winners | HEALTH ADVOCATE

David Yeung


David Yeung is the Founder & CEO of Green
Monday, a multi-faceted social venture with the
mission to take on the world’s most pressing
crises of climate change, food insecurity and
public health. With the global sustainability
movement in Green Monday, the market-
transforming plant-based retail, dining and
distribution network in Green Common, and the
revolutionary food technology innovation in
Right Treat and Omnipork, Mr. Yeung has
pioneered a one-of-a-kind integrated platform
that engages and empowers millions of people,
along with public and private sectors, towards
green awareness, action and economy. His
work earns him the award of “Social
Entrepreneur of the Year” by the World
Economic Forum and Schwab Foundation. Other honors and recognitions include “Roddenberry Prize”, “Ten Outstanding Young Persons Hong Kong” and “50 Most Innovative Companies”.


As a noted environmentalist and entrepreneur, Mr. Yeung has spoken at the World Economic Forum, Milken Institute Summit, TEDx, as well as financial and academic institutions such as Credit Suisse, UBS and UCLA. International media coverage of Green Monday and Mr. Yeung includes CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and Forbes.


Mr. Yeung is a graduate of Columbia University, an Ashoka Fellow and the author of a number of best-selling books on Zen wisdom and mindfulness.