FAQs
A. Awards Basic Information

BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards 2021 is open for application from now to 30 November 2021. Applicants can submit their application via the online application system at this website by clicking "Apply Now" in the main page.

 

All applications should be submitted on or before 30 November 2021. Late submission will not be considered.

Eligible enterprises shall be an applicant of EcoChallenger and fulfil the criteria of SME under the Awards. Please refer to “Definition of SME” on the website

There are 2 participating categories: EcoPartner and EcoChallenger. You may select the categories by taking reference to the following characteristics of each categories:

 

EcoPartner EcoChallenger
Free of Charge HK$4,000 Assessment Fee

At least 1 environmental project

At least 3 environmental projects

Entitle to use the logo of EcoPartner and receive certificate

Higher recognition - Entitle to use the logo of EcoChallenger and receive certificate

No

Receiving comments after an assessment service provided by a professional assessment organisation

Not Eligible

Eligibility on competing for Grand awards and Cash Prizes

No

Media coverage and exposure for Awardees, such as speaking opportunities in the next year Awards

Apart from the Online application Form, all applicants should complete the Online Environmental Project Form to complete the whole Award application.

 

Upon review, a confirmation email with application code and login password will be sent to the registered email of the enterprise. You can click “Login” at the Main Page of this Website and access to complete the environmental project form. You are required to complete within the stated period. For EcoChallenger applicants, the assessing organisation will be in touch for further arrangements of on-site assessment. Applicants shall complete all compulsory fields.

 

If any applicants fail to complete the Online Environmental Project Form before the submission deadline, the application will be regarded as unsuccessful, whereas certificate and logo will NOT be entitled to unsuccessful application

Environmental Projects will be counted individually, therein each Environmental Project could be under the same category. For example, if an applicant of EcoChallenger submited 2 project items of “(1) Energy conservation” and 1 project item of “(3) Waste Reduction & Reuse”, this is a valid application.

 

There are 9 categories, including:
1) Energy conservation

2) Water Management

3) Waste Reduction & Reuse

4) Recycling of Resources

5) Gas Emissions

6) Noise Abatement

7) Green Management:

7a. Eco-design in product/services
7b. Cleaner Production

7c. Green Procurement

7d. Reporting

7e. Leadership Involvement

8) Green Innovation

9) Green Technology

* Category 7a – 7e are separate items.

B. Online Application and Login

Please prepare the following information before submitting your application form:

  • Basic information of your company and branch company/ factory
  • Business Registration Certificate No. (Hong Kong) / Certificate of Taxation Registration (Pan PRD region)

 

Please prepare the following information before submitting your online environmental project form:

  • Details of your environmental project (including description, photos and data)
  • A PPT for competing for the Belt and Road Environmental Leadership Recognition Award or Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Environmental Leadership Recognition Award (if applicable)
  • Past Environmental Qualifications, such as Environmental Certificates and Awards

In order to compare environmental projects among applicant effectively, PPT template is provided to all the applicant this year.

 

Please click here to download the PPT template:
1) Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Environmental Leadership Recognition Award - PPT Template
2) Belt and Road Environmental Leadership Recognition Award - PPT Template

Should applicant intent to use their own PPT, please prepare the PPT with the following 5 subjects:

 

  1. Environmental Mission
  2. Areas or regions that implemented environmental projects
  3. Environmental Project Details (Refer to the 9 categories on the environmental project forms, and please indicate its benefits and provide supporting data or figures)
  4. Source of the technology and project with related details (Is it a self-developed technologies? Are the project(s)/ technology required by the local government?)
  5. Advantages that outstand your company from the other industry practitioners

Example:

 

Company Name (Parent Company) : ABC Property Management Company

Factory/ Branch name  (Subsidiary) :

DEF Court

 

ABC Property Management Company - DEF Court” will be displayed on the certificate.

A confirmation email with application code and login password will be sent to the registered email of the enterprise. You can click “Login” at the Main Page of this Website and access to complete the environmental project form. 

 

Please check the mailbox of your registered email.

 

If you have changed the default password and forgot the password, please send an email to <bocawards@fhki.org.hk> and indicate your application code.

Please send an email to <bocawards@fhki.org.hk> and indicate your application code if you would like to change the following items:

 

  • Company Name and Address
  • Factory/Branch name and Address
  • Sector
  • Award Category
  • Email Address fo Contact Persion

 

For the other items, it is editable after login. Please do NOT submit application form twice.

Please send an email to the organiser. Please do not submit online application form again.

Enterprises that have applied for the Awards for 3 or 5 consecutive years will be granted the 3 Years+ or 5 Years+ EcoPioneer logo respectively. The online system will calculate the number of your accumulated years. Please do not submit online application form more than once, otherwise, the number of your accumulated years will be replaced and counted as first year.

 

The accumulated participating years will be voided if any enterprises do not participate the Award consecutively.