Hip Shing Hong Awarded WGO’s Green Office Label and UNMDG – Better World Company Label

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Hong Kong – 1 November, 2013 – Hip Shing Hong is pleased to announce that World Green Organisation (WGO) and Junior Chamber International (JCI) North District awarded the WGO’s Green Office Label and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UNMDG) – Better World Company Label to our office, with the effective dates from 21 October 2013 to 20 October 2014. This is a genuine demonstration of our long-term commitment in driving Hong Kong towards a low carbon city.

The World Green Organisation (WGO) has initiated Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS), to support offices and retails to go green in 9 stipulated aspects of operations, including energy savings, water savings, waste reduction, paper/printing reduction, green procurement, IT use and disposal, transportation, education and awareness and green innovation. Apart from obtaining WGO’s Green Office Label (GOALS), Hip Shing Hong has obtained United Nations – UNMDG’s Better World Company Label through Junior Chamber International (JCI) North District. The Better World Company Label is awarded subject to the compliance of the rules and regulations of JCI HK Better World Hong Kong nomination programme. Hip Shing Hong is one of the first batches of qualified property developers achieving the awards.

Hip Shing Hong’s offices have successfully passed the audit of the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme, organized by World Green Organisation (WGO). “These recognitions underscore the Hip Shing Hong’s continuous efforts to incorporate and promote sustainable green features that contribute to the environment,” remarks Mr. David Fong, Managing Director of Hip Shing Hong. “Sustainability is an integral part of our business. We have made substantial efforts to make our properties more eco-friendly through well thought-through design planning and energy-saving initiatives.”

Hip Shing Hong is dedicated to devise gradual improvement plan and carry it out phase by phase and year by year. We have started multiple sustainability initiatives for years and will continue to inspire, educate and motivate our tenants, customers, industry players and employees to make a positive behavioral change to implement straight-forward green best practices in our offices, residences, retails, serviced apartments and hotel following the WGO’s guidelines.

Media Enquiries:
Ms. Camille Lam
Public Relations Manager
Tel: +852 2978 3055
Email: [email protected]

Below are the presentations of the WGO’s Green Office Label and the UNMDG – Better World Company Label: