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BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards 2019 is open for application from now to 31 October 2019. 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 31 October 2019, 23:59. Late submission will not be considered.

Any enterprises with a valid business registration (Hong Kong) or Certificate of Taxation Registration (Pan PRD region) in Hong Kong or the Pan PRD region+ are eligible to apply. Participating enterprises are required to have at least 1 environmental project implemented between 1 January and 31 December 2018.

 

+ The Pan PRD region includes Macao, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Guizhou and Yunnan.

There are 2 participating categories.

EcoPartner: Enterprises that have implemented at least 1 environmental project between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 and submitted the environmental project form.

EcoChallenger: Enterprises that have implemented 3 environmental projects or more between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 and completed the on-site assessment. They are also eligible to compete for the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards. For SME applicants, they are eligible to compete for the SME Award.

The enterprise should participate in EcoChallenger category. Its outstanding environmental performance and green initiatives will be beneficial to the Belt and Road countries. For the list of Belt and Road countries, please refer to the link: https://www.yidaiyilu.gov.cn/info/iList.jsp?cat_id=10037&tm_id=69

The enterprise should participate in EcoChallenger category. The project needs to improve the ecological environment of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area’s^ city cluster from different perspectives such as resources management, environmental protection, industrial structure, production and lifestyle, and those that are dedicated to driving greener and low-carbon development.

 

^The city cluster encompasses Hong Kong, Macao, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Zhaoqing, Huizhou and Jiangmen.

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.

There are 8 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. Product/Service Eco-design
   7b. Cleaner Production
   7c.Green Procurement
  7d. Reporting
  7e. Leadership Involvement
8) Green Innovation

The shortlisted applicants will be invited to join the Final judging meeting on March 2020. The result of BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards 2019 will be announced in April 2020. The winners will receive email for the result and will be invited to join the presentation ceremony to be held in before June 2020.

An assessment fee of HK$4,000 is payable by EcoChallenger applicants.