Oct 25, 2021
Today, we have a fascinating discussion about corporate sustainability at one of China's most famous Internet companies. Guan Li, who joins on her own behalf, discusses her work on corporate sustainability in both the US and China and the status of Meituan's efforts on corporate sustainability and waste reduction/recycling.
Guan Li works as Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Meituan Waimai, one of China's largest online food delivery apps. She leads the Meituan Green Tech fund program (greentech.meituan.com). Li has over six years of experience as a corporate sustainability professional. After graduation from Macalester College in St Paul, MN, she worked in sustainability roles at Metro Transit in Minnesota, at Amazon, and at the Chinese food delivery app Ele.me. She has expertise in energy efficiency, carbon emissions calculation, renewable energy, supply chain labor rights, and circular economy.
0:55 - About Guan Li's work at Meituan
2:16 - The two main strategies: waste reduction and recycling
5:02 - Meituan's role in reducing waste
7:58 - What the data show (or don't show) on waste from food delivery
10:32 - Meituan and carbon neutrality
12:10 - Waste sorting in different cities
13:19 - Green Tech Fund
15:05 - US-China differences