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What is HKGOC?

The Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification (HKGOC) is led by the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) alongside the Environmental Protection Department and in conjunction with nine organisations, in alphabetical order, the Advisory Council on the Environment, the Business Environment Council, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, the Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Productivity Council. The HKGOC aims to benchmark organisations in green management, to encourage participating organisations to adopt environmental practices in different aspects and to recognise their efforts in and commitments to the environment.

Starting from 2020, HKGOC consists of four Certificates, namely “Wastewi$e Certificate”, “Energywi$e Certificate”, “IAQwi$e Certificate” and “Carbon Reduction Certificate”. Participating companies can further obtain the title of “Hong Kong Green Organisation” if they demonstrate achievements in multiple environmental aspects.

Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification

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Benefits of Joining

HKGOC participating companies / organisations can –
  • improve the corporate brand image;
  • promote corporate social responsibility; and
  • obtain professional advice to improve operation efficiency and environmental performance
Certified Hong Kong Green Organisations (HKGOs) may –
  • gain media coverage opportunity to showcase their excellent green achievements;
  • be invited to share their green achievements and experience at public events; and
  • be granted certificates and stickers to be placed at visible places to familiarise the public with the environmental contribution of the Green Organisations.
HKGOC participants can also enjoy various benefits in a number of other local schemes –
  • BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards Programme
  • BEAM Plus
  • Caring Company Scheme
  • Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS)
  • CLP Smart Energy Award
  • WWF-Low-carbon Office Operation Programme (LOOP)
  • Green Shop Alliance Award (GSA)
  • Hong Kong Green Label Scheme
  • Hong Kong Green Mark Certification Scheme

Funding Source and Organisations



Awards Committee on the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence

Members of Awards Committee (2021-2022)

  • Ir Dr Conrad WONG, BBS, JP (Chairman)*
  • Ms Malina NGAI, JP*
  • Mr Maric CHENG
  • Sr Prof WONG Bay
  • Mr M. Y. WONG, SBS, BBS, JP
  • Dr Rita YU
  • Mr LEUNG Chi-Fung (Business Environment Council)
  • Mr Jude CHOW (Federation of Hong Kong Industries)
  • Mr Watson CHAN (Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce)
  • Dr Lawrence CHEUNG (Hong Kong Productivity Council)
  • Mr Ivan WONG (The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce)
  • Mr Jackson LEUNG (The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong)
  • Mr TANG Siu-Kun (The Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association)
  • Mr Keevin POON (The Hong Kong Council of Social Service)
  • Representative from the Electrical & Mechanical Services Department
  • Representative from the Environmental Protection Department
* Member of the Environmental Campaign Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To promote environmental excellence among public and private organisations in Hong Kong;
  2. To steer and oversee the implementation of the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) and the Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification (HKGOC); and
  3. To review the Award and Certification Schemes, and advise the Environmental Campaign Committee on enhancement of the Schemes

Collaborative Partners

  • Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification Ltd
  • Hong Kong Coalition of Service Industries Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
  • Hong Kong Computer Society
  • Hong Kong Construction Materials Association Ltd
  • Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association
  • The Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades Limited
  • Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council
  • Hong Kong Foundry Association
  • Hong Kong Fur Federation
  • HK General Building Contractors Association Ltd
  • Hong Kong Greater China SME Alliance Association
  • Hong Kong Information Technology Federation Ltd
  • Hong Kong Institute of Project Management
  • Hong Kong Institution of Certified Auditors Ltd
  • Hong Kong Investment Funds Association
  • Hong Kong Lin Chamber of Commerce
  • Hong Kong Netrepreneurs Association
  • Hong Kong Opto-Mechatronics Industries Association
  • Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Hong Kong Suppliers Association Ltd
  • Hong Kong Waste Management Association
  • Hong Kong-Thailand Business Council Ltd
  • Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics Ltd
  • Institute of Print-media Professionals Ltd
  • Institution of Dining Art
  • Insurance Authority
  • International Chamber of Commerce - Hong Kong
  • ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter
  • Knitwear Innovation and Design Society Ltd
  • Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM)
  • New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
  • Radio Association of Hong Kong
  • Society of Registered Financial Planners
  • The Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry Co Ltd
  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
  • The Chinese Banks' Association Ltd
  • The Hong Kong Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Association Ltd
  • The Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies
  • The Hong Kong Exporters' Association
  • The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
  • The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
  • The Hong Kong Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • The Hong Kong Q-Mark Council (Under Federation of Hong Kong Industries)
  • The Hong Kong Registered Contractors Association
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong (IET Hong Kong)
  • The Professional Validation Council of Hong Kong Industries
  • The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
  • BEAM Society Limited
  • Hong Kong Hotels Association
  • Hong Kong Mould & Product Technology Association
  • Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association
  • Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association Ltd
  • Internet Professional Association
  • The Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
  • The Hong Kong Construction Association, Ltd
  • Hong Kong Jewellers' & Goldsmiths' Association
  • SME Global Alliance Ltd
  • The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business