Top Page | English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Monday, 9 July 2018, 13:00 HKT/SGT
Share:
    

Source: HERA
2018 HERA - Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards - Nominations Now Open

HONG KONG, July 9, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - The 2018 HERA - Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards - is now accepting applications. The awards recognize outstanding companies in Hong Kong who have made positive impact in aspects of environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

The winners of HERA generally serve as benchmarks for other companies and are viewed as exemplary in sustainable business practices. HERA is a non-profit initiative. HERA is organized by Alaya Consulting, with Greeners Action as the beneficiary.

Tony Wong, organizer of HERA, stated: "With HKEX becoming more specific about the disclosure requirements under the comply or explain provisions, we believe it is critical to set the tone aiming to improving the reporting standard continuously."

After deducting administrative expenses, all entry fees will be donated to Greeners Action, a registered charity organization in Hong Kong promoting environmental protection.

Angus Ho, the Executive Director, stated: "The society is lacking information on ESG issues. It is time for corporates to strive for better disclosure on the above aspects. We believe the award will be able to encourage corporates to do so, as well as promote the industry standards and inspire innovative actions to tackle our environmental challenges."

The 2018 Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards will be offered in 5 categories, including Best ESG Report, Excellence in GRI Reporting, Excellence in ESG Reporting for Non-listed Companies, Excellence in Environmental Disclosure and Innovative Front-runner. Participating organizations may submit entries in multiple categories. Entry submission deadline of HERA is 31 July.

Finalists will be announced on 31 August and the awards ceremony will be held on 20 September. HERA is open to all kinds of sustainability reporting, including Annual ESG Report, Integrated Report, and ESG Report within an Annual Report. Entries will be accepted for the most recent report published by an organization.

HERA is judged by an independent panel of experts including Angus Ho, executive director of Greeners Action, Dr. Yarime Masaru, associate professor of School of Environment and Energy at City University, Dr. K. K. Tse, co-founder of Dream Impact Hong Kong Limited, and Vincent Kong, sustainability manager of Sun Hung Kai Properties. Entries will be evaluated in three rounds based on criteria that include materiality, strategy, content, transparency, etc.

About HERA

Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards is a not-for-profit initiative to recognize ESG reporting leaders in Hong Kong and to celebrate their best practices. Aiming to build trust among stakeholders, HERA welcomes applications from listed and non-listed companies in Hong Kong who follow exceptional practices in sustainability reporting. Please visit www.hkesgawards.com for further information and awards submission.

Media Contact:

HERA Organiser
Miu Wong / Regina Tai
Tel: +852 3990 0794 / 0792
Email: hera@alayaconsulting.com.hk



July 9, 2018 13:00 HKT/SGT
Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Investors/Exchanges, Daily Finance, Daily News, Alternatives, Banking, Legal & Compliance
http://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2018 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.



Latest Press Releases
GoSecurity announces integration plans for Blockpass KYC Solution  
Dec 10, 2018 21:00 HKT/SGT
Disposal of Inn Hotel Hong Kong by Emperor International at HK$1.1 Billion with Gain of Approximately HK$746 Million  
Dec 10, 2018 19:57 HKT/SGT
New Technologies Enhance Franchise Management  
Dec 10, 2018 15:30 HKT/SGT
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Honors Two Outstanding Scholars for Their Contributions to Education Reform at Yidan Prize Award Presentation Ceremony  
Dec 10, 2018 15:00 HKT/SGT
MHPS: Midwest Utility Orders Game-Changing SmartER GAC Gas Turbine  
Dec 10, 2018 14:42 HKT/SGT
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to Exhibit GR Supra Super GT Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon  
Dec 10, 2018 10:30 HKT/SGT
MHPS Receives Trainees from Vietnam Electricity (EVN)  
Dec 10, 2018 10:05 HKT/SGT
Realized Eruptive Growth in Four Years, Wanka Online sprints towards HK Listing Market  
Dec 10, 2018 08:50 HKT/SGT
Hitachi Automotive Systems to Transfer its Commercial Vehicle Steering Business to Knorr-Bremse  
Dec 10, 2018 08:39 HKT/SGT
Xinyi Energy Holdings Limited Announces Details of Proposed Listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited  
Dec 10, 2018 08:30 HKT/SGT
More Press release >>
 News Alerts
Copyright © 2018 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 10 8405 3688 | Hong Kong: +852 2217 2912 | Singapore: +65 6304 8926 | Tokyo: +81 3 6721 7212

Connect With us: