The Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards are committed to the guiding principles of Integrity, Objectivity, Impartiality and Transparency.
Forward-looking ESG/sustainability strategy integrated with business strategy
Set measurable and time-bound targets on important KPIs and reported on plans, initiatives and progress in achieving them
Strong involvement and commitment from the board of directors in leading the organization to manage sustainability risks and opportunities and achieve its sustainability goals
Concise and easy to understand, with appropriate use of graphs, links and innovative presentation approach
Materiality and stakeholder engagement
Describe the process and address the most significant impacts and issues concerned by stakeholders
Transparent, honest account on the organization’s ESG performance including risks, shortcomings and noncompliance, with plans and solutions towards improvement
Disclosure of management approach
Relevant management approach, initiatives, results achieved, and its evaluation, presented in a balance and coherent manner, going beyond minimum disclosure level
Bonus points for reports that seek third party assurance, adopted
Apply to entries for Excellence in Environmental Positive Impact and Excellence in Social Positive Impact.
• Identified risks and opportunities within its operations and along its value chain where value can be created
• Demonstrated the long-term strategy in making an impact in resolving environmental challenges or progressing towards a coherent and healthy society
• Disclosed actions taken with quantifiable results, scope of impact, targets and future plans of the initiatives