The Hong Kong Corporate Governance and ESG Excellence Awards, previously known as The Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards, was inaugurated in 2007. The Awards programme adopted its present name in 2021 to reflect the increasing importance of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) to listed issuers and the investing public.
The Awards are conferred annually by the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies (CHKLC) and the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy, Hong Kong Baptist University (CCGFP) and are designed to encourage improvement in corporate governance (CG) and ESG of listed companies in Hong Kong.
The Awards provide recognition and prestige for listed companies in achieving outstanding commitment to shareholder rights, compliance, integrity, fairness, responsibility, accountability, transparency, board independence & leadership, and ESG.
● Promote a strong culture of good corporate governance and ESG by recognizing companies that have made significant improvements or important contributions to these areas.
Nominations are invited from companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that demonstrate excellence in two Award Categories :
I. Excellence in Corporate Governance
II. Excellence in ESG
Under the respective award category, candidate companies will enter for sub-groups as below :
（ 1 ）Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies
（ 2 ）Hang Seng Composite Index Constituent Companies
（ 3 ）Hang Seng China (Hong Kong-listed) 100 Index Constituent Companies
（ 4 ）Weighted Voting Rights and Pre-profit Biotech companies
(Listed under HKEX Main Board Listing Rules Chapter 8A and Chapter 18A, respectively)
（ 5 ）Others & GEM Companies
(being companies listed within 3 years before the year of award nomination; applicable to companies listed less than three years on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.)
Companies can choose to enter for one of the sub-groups 1-6 for either the “Award of Excellence in Corporate Governance” or “Award of Excellence in ESG”, or Both. Assessment will be done on the candidate companies’ performance and achievements in Corporate Governance and ESG, respectively, in accordance with their nomination.
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