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Event Details

AmCham Shanghai's Business Council for Social Responsibility is pleased to present a CSR workshop on tackling environmental problems using design thinking methodology. Dr. Wolfie Yu, an expert on creative thinking and innovative theories, will introduce the design thinking methodology and facilitate the discussion. The workshop will take place from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on August 20 at the AmCham Shanghai Conference Center.

Dr. Yu will introduce the basics of design thinking methodology and demonstrate how design thinking and innovative design methodologies can help companies better engage the internal stakeholders and support CSR work. Michael Rosenthal, Chair of the Environmental Committee will present on the issue of take-out food containers waste. By doing a case study on this issue, Dr. Yu will help the participants practice solving problems using the design thinking tools.

The event will be conducted in English. For more information, please contact Christine Zhao at


2 PM

2:05 PM

Welcoming Remarks by Coco Zhang, Vice Chair of BCSR

2:05 PM

2:20 PM

Overview of the Take-out Food Containers Waste Issue

2:20 PM

5 PM

Design Thinking Workshop Facilitated by Dr. Yu
- Introduction of DT
- User profile portrayal: empathy mapping
- Ideation of new ways of thinking
- Prototyping: creating a preliminary product/service design
- Closing remarks


  • Wolfie Yu, Ph.D.

    Wolfie Yu, Ph.D.

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  • Michael Joseph ROSENTHAL (President at US Green Solutions)

    Michael Joseph ROSENTHAL

    President at US Green Solutions

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