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    FAQ

    Who can enroll in the Hong Kong Green Awards?

    The Awards are open to local and international companies, large or small, that have pursued and achieved outstanding performance and results in the areas of green purchasing, green management, environmental, health and safety (EHS) management and green governance.

     

    How many categories can I be enrolled in?

    You can enroll in multiple categories. There are four categories, including: Green Purchaswi$e Award (GPA), Green Management Award (GMA), Environmental, Health and Safety Award (EHSA) and Corporate Green Governance Award (CGGA). Please note that CGGA is only applicable to large companies and usually listed companies. Please refer to the details of the enrollment eligibility in the Enrollment Conditions.

     

    Can my company enroll in more than one project?

    Only Green Management Award accepts multiple projects from the same company. Please fill in an individual Enrollment Form for each project.

     

    Does the project I enroll in need to have been completed within the year of the Awards (2018-2019)?

    No. We accept enrollment to have been launched / created / started etc. no more than four years prior to the year of the Awards.

     

    Can I reapply if I enrolled last year?

    Yes! Please feel free to reapply if you have done something new in the past year or if there have been further impacts that you can report to strengthen your submission from last year.

     

    Can I submit my enrollment in other languages?

    Enrollment in Chinese and English are only accepted.

     

    Are only Hong Kong-based projects eligible?

    No. Projects can be international or local.

     

    Are companies required to have an onsite audit?

    No onsite audit is required.

     

    What criteria will be considered by the judges during the selection process?

    Each submission will be evaluated against the degree to which the project meets the category and to which the actions were deemed to be effective, impactful and innovative.

     

    How are the Award recipients determined? Who selects the winners?

    The Award winners are determined by the Panel Judge. After the deadline, all submissions will be reviewed and entrants will be invited to presentation if necessary. The winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner Gala and a list will be published online.

     

    Do I have to pay for submission?

    We charge the enrollment fee according to your company size. Please refer to the Enrollment Conditions.

     

    What is the timeline for submission?

    All enrollment and submissions must be completed and submitted by Friday 30th August 2019.

     

    Will I be able to edit my enrollment after I submit it?

    Once submitted, all entries are considered final.

     

    How will I find out if I win?

    All winners will be notified via email by the Secretariat and contacted to plan their participation at the Awards Presentation Dinner Gala on 13th December 2019.

     

    Where are the Hong Kong Green Awards 2019 Awards Presentation Dinner Gala?

    At The Ballroom, 18/F, The Mira Hong Kong, Tsimshatsui

     

    Who can attend?

    Seats are limited and therefore priority is given to winners. However, non-entrants are welcome to apply for charged tickets to attend.

     

    For any further queries, please contact: hkga@greencouncil.org