Established in 2020, HERA Community was launched after positive feedback from the stakeholders of HERA and the industry. The HERA Community aims to bring together corporates and professionals that advocate and exercise best practices in sustainability. Through events and collaborations, it serves as a platform facilitating experience sharing and inspiring for sustainable businesses.

HERA Community membership is offered in two ways:

  • Application for one HERA award category (2-year membership), or
  • $900 annual fee

Previous applicants of HERA 2018 and 2019 will automatically enjoy 2-years of membership for free. All members will enjoy a range of special promotions offered by our supporting organisations listed below.

Alaya Consulting, Organizer of HERA, is an award-winning and leading ESG consultancy focusing on ESG disclosure, pre-assurance and GRI certified training. Alaya is the first ESG advisory in Asia to receive approval from SBTi regarding their carbon reduction target.

Benefits:

  • 10% discount on agreed fee for an ESG report (for new client onboard)
  • 10% discount on setting science-based carbon reduction target (exclude fee charged by SBTi)
  • 15% discount on carbon verification for obtaining HKAEE’s Carbon Reduction Certificate (office and non-trades)
  • 25% discount on GRI Standards certified training
  • Free Let’s GO application and assistance (office-based operation)

Encompass HK is a social enterprise that advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by offering training and consultancy services to educate and support organisations to be more diversified and inclusive. We serve the community by supporting different social causes and Non-Governmental Organisations financially, as well as through a collaborative model. True to the nature of the enterprise, we commit to reinvesting at least 60% of net profits into achieving their social mission.

Our programs are experiential-learning in nature, inclusive and interactive – with themes such music therapy, singing bowl, gender-inclusive language, sustainable coffee and biodynamic wine, with the aim of our participants to learn about the SDGs in a fun and engaging way. We started in December 2018 and focus on a few of the SDGs, including SDG 3 Wellness, SDG 5 Gender Equality and SDG 12 Responsible Consumption. Our clients include SWIRE Properties, Jardines, Schroders, ANZ Bank, Manulife and many others.

We are now offering an exclusive offering for HERA Community Members for our events. A 10% discount code “HERASDG” is available for all our public events, whereas a 10% discount is also offered for our corporate solutions. Please message us to get more details.

 


ESG Newswire is the sole new platform focusing on ESG in Hong Kong, providing latest ESG news, insights and industry-specific analysis on ESG trends, addressing the need for greater ESG awareness in Hong Kong, China, and Asia.

Benefits:

  • Free feature Q&A interview
  • PR collaboration and article features

For more information, please contact: Suki Wong, +852 37020024 or editorial@esgnewswire.com


Greeners Action is a local registered charitable environmental group established in August 1993, aiming to engage the public to promote the environmental messages, and focus on the social environmental issues.

Benefits:

  • 5% discount on any seminar or workshop. Learn more here.

The Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association (HKiNEDA) is a non-profit association mainly representing INEDs of Greater China. HKiNEDA aims at enhancing professional development of INEDs, promoting healthy and outstanding corporate governance of listed companies, and sustainable development of the financial and capital market in Greater China.

Benefits

  • Member’s discount on INED training program

For more information, please contact: Joanna Cheung at +852 3970 9233/2593 9616 or info@hkineda.com


InfoSymm is a cloud-based ESG reporting software solution specific to the disclosure requirements of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is an one-stop platform in which you can manage and report against the mandatory set of environmental and social KPIs. Among the first pioneers to offer a cloud-based ESG reporting solution, InfoSymm streamlines and adds value to your ESG reporting process in a multitude of ways.

Benefits:

  • 20% discount on any package. Learn more here.

For more information, please contact: Sunny Vaghasia, +852 37020064 and/or sunnyv@infosymm.com


Nasdaq

Nasdaq’s Corporate Services business empowers business leaders with technology and intelligence to innovate, grow and stay ahead of changing markets. We offer an integrated suite of market intelligence, analytics, and collaboration solutions that support investor relations and corporate governance professionals around the world.

Benefits:

  • Nasdaq Boardvantage: Go paperless and increase data security with your board communications. HERA members will receive first three months of Nasdaq Boardvantage board portal platform at no additional cost. This is in addition to a 2-4 week optional free trial during the evaluation.
  • Nasdaq Centre for Board Excellence: Supporting ESG effectiveness on your board through a more robust board evaluation process. HERA members receive 40% discount off list price for a standard questionnaire tailored to Hong Kong governance requirements.
  • Nasdaq ESG Shareholder Advisory Services
    • Understand the influence of a Proxy Advisor over your AGM and aid in identifying risk with any particular investor with Nasdaq’s Proxy Analysis services.
    • Target new ESG investors with our bespoke investor outreach program that helps you create a strategic and measurable investor marketing program designed to increase the efficiency of securing new and long-term capital.
    • HERA members receive a free initial consultation and 10% discount off services. Additional ESG/Proxy services are also available.

For more information, please contact:
Kevin Wong, Nasdaq Governance Solutions
Email: Kevin.Wong@nasdaq.com
Direct: +852 2167 2565
Mobile: +852 5529 6312


Solomon is a forward-thinking company with a group of experienced professionals specialized in financial documentation and reporting production, digital solutions and content management. Solomon’s office located in Central, and work 24/7 round the clock.

Benefits:

  • 50% off design & production fee of “At a Glance” (一图秀、一图读懂) digital summary version of ESG/ Sustainability/ CSR report

For more information, please contact: Patt, py@solomon-press.com


As one of the best local digital I.R. services providers in Hong Kong, we understand the demands that stock listing entails and how to digitally implement both mandatory disclosures as well as information demands of various stakeholders. We are a strong partner for our customers and a pioneer in Digital Investor Relations and work passionately to always improve our products and services.

Benefits:

  • 20% discount on Online ESG tool
  • 20% discount on corporate IR/IR website development
  • 20% discount on archive live webcasting service

For more information, please contact: Ringo Chan, +852 9620 9683 or rchan@wisdomir.com


Don’t miss the opportunity! Submit an award entry to enjoy professional services at a membership discounted price and benefit from ESG best practices sharing!

Contact us at hera@alayaconsulting.com.hk for more information.