ESG Award 2022
This year, AEC Group is honored to be awarded the ESG Award at the InnoESG Prize.
AEC Groups adopts "Shaping a Sustainable World" as our motto to shape our businesses and operations, echoing the theme of InnoESG Prize — People-Centric, ESG Goodwill. Our profession has long been guiding our clients on their sustainability journey. Our operations are people-oriented with green and wellness elements. We are committed to working towards ESG momentum and continuing our journey towards sustainability with our clients, partners, and colleagues.
Allied Environmental Consultants Limited is honored to be awarded the Certificate of Merit under Servicing and Trading sector under the 2021 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence for the 5th year!
Presentation Ceremony of Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence and Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification was held today (20 Feb) and officiated by Mr. TSE Chin-wan, Secretary for the Environment and Ecology of the HKSAR Government and Prof. Simon WONG Kit-lung , Chairman of Environmental Campaign Committee. Ms. Grace Kwok, Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group and Mr. Dennis Wu, CEO & Executive Director of AEC Group attended the ceremony to receive the honour.
Thank you to the Environmental Campaign Committee for recognizing our achievement in promoting green governance in all aspects, and we are thankful to our consultation teams for their dedication to providing professional sustainability and environmental consultancy service to our clients. Looking forward, AEC Group will continue to drive positive impact to the society and build a more sustainable green city for the next generations!
Caring Company Logo 2015-22
AEC Group was awarded the Caring Company Logo by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) for seven consecutive years. We will continue to fulfill our social responsibility through caring for the community, employees and the environment, in hopes of building a cohesive society.
AEC Group at all times cares about our employees, community and environment. In the past year, our Sustainability Working Group (SWG) regularly organized a variety of activities such as fitness classes, yoga classes and thematic workshops to enhance the health and well-being of our staff, and foster a caring culture in our workplace. As an environmental consultancy service provider, AEC Group has integrated our mission of “Caring for the Environment” into our core business and is devoted to creating a green and livable community through our sustainability solutions. Beyond the workplace, AEC has been proactively giving back to our community by providing community support to the elderly in need through volunteer groups.
Looking ahead, we will continue to fulfill our corporate social responsibility and build an inclusive, caring and sustainable society through sustainable environmental solutions.
Industry Cares 2022
Our sincere gratitude to Federation of Hong Kong Industries for presenting AEC Group with a 5+ Year Caring Certificate under Industry Cares 2022 as an acknowledgement of our unfailing efforts in promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR).
During the past year, while growing our business, we have spared no effort in our philanthropic endeavors, actively participating in environmental protection, charitable donations and community support. Looking ahead, we will continue to integrate CSR spirit, fulfil our corporate social responsibility, and collaborate with all sectors to create a caring and inclusive society!
HKCT Business Awards 2022
AECGroup was awarded "年度最傑出環境顧問服務" of the HKCT Business Awards 2022 held by Hong Kong Economic Times. Our Chairman and Executive Director Grace Kwok and CEO and Executive Director Dennis Wu were invited to receive the recognition from Dr. Bernard Chan Pak Li, JP, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, HKSAR Government on the Award Presentation Ceremony.
In the past year, AEC Group has been providing comprehensive environmental and sustainability consultancy services to clients through our professional knowledge. This recognition will certainly drive us to continue our hard work in the coming new year!
BDO ESG Awards 2022
AEC Group received three awards at the BDO ESG Awards 2022 Virtual Presentation Ceremony organized by BDO Limited!
List of awards:
1. Best in ESG – GEM
2. Best in Reporting – GEM
3. ESG Report of the Year – GEM
We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to BDO Limited and all the judges for recognizing our teams’ unfailing efforts in ESG. As always, our teams have been doing their utmost to integrate sustainability strategy into our business operation and to provide comprehensive ESG advisory and reporting services for our diverse clients, ranging from identifying the material aspects of ESG issues, formulating ESG strategy and implementation plans to the preparation of ESG reports.
Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards
Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards Alumnae Group has announced the list of this year's "WomenInSustainabilityLeadership" representatives from around the world. Grace Kwok, Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group, was honored to be selected as one of the 2022 "WomenInSustainabilityLeadership".
In her award acceptance speech, Grace mentioned that climate change has become an unprecedented crisis for humanity in the last decade, that she was grateful to have the opportunity to drive climate action and build up climate resilience with her work. As a woman, Grace particularly dedicated to promoting sustainability governance among female leaders and nurturing young women by means of continuous sharing and mentorship. In fact, Grace can see growing number of young leaders putting forth tremendous efforts to achieve sustainable development in this decade. This positive impact would, in turn, leverage their influence circle and networks to drive further change and sustainable initiatives in the community at large.
As a sustainability and environmental consultancy firm based in Hong Kong, AEC will continue to provide one-stop on-demand services to our clients and create a greener future through delivering business results.
Green Building Award 2021
Big applause to AEC Group’s excellent performance in Green Building Award 2021, co-organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) and the Professional Green Building Council (PGBC)!
AEC Group is delighted to have collaborated with the project teams in the journey to shape a greener Hong Kong together. As the project environmental consultant, we come up with designs to uplift the sustainability performance through our professional expertise and rigorous environmental assessments.
We are longing to see the creation of a net zero built environment and our environmental and green building professionals are ready to join you in building a sustainable and liveable future.
List of winners with AEC Group in project team:
1. Grand Award & Special Citation on UN Sustainable Development Goals (New Buildings Category: Completed Projects - Residential)
2. Merit Award: (New Buildings Category: Projects Under Construction and/or Design - Institutional)
· The Development of Jockey Club Campus of Creativity at 30 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong
3. Merit Award: (New Buildings Category: Projects Under Construction and/or Design - Residential)
· Fanling North New Development Area Residence Phase 1
4. Merit Award: (Existing Buildings Category: Facilities Management)
· Port 33 （AEC Group has joined the project team for the sustainability design of the development）
· Development at 280 Tung Chau Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong (New Buildings Category: Projects Under Construction and/or Design - Residential)
· Provision of Columbarium and Garden of Remembrance at Tsang Tsui, Tuen Mun (New Buildings Category: Completed Projects – Institutional)
Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2020/21
AEC Group and Ms Grace Kwok, Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group received the following awards in the Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2020/21 organized by The Hong Kong Management Association.
1. Sustainability Leader of the Year
2. Distinguished Sustainability Leadership Award
3. Grand Award
4. Hong Kong Sustainability Award
5. Special Recognition for Outstanding Sustainability Initiative (Environmental Dimension)
These top accolades have recognized our sustainability achievements through the lens of economy, environment, society and corporate governance, and affirmed our leading role in advocating regenerative sustainability and forging ahead towards a net zero future.
Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2020 - Honorable Mention
AEC Group was awarded the Honorable Mention under the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2020 jointly organized by the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy, Hong Kong Baptist University, in recognition of AEC Group’s effort to embed sustainability in its business operation. Please click here for details.
GBA Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur Awards 2020
Ms Grace Kwok, Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group was awarded GBA Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur Awards 2020 by Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association and FM 104 Metro Finance, recognizing women entrepreneurs with distinguished business achievements, which includes various group founders or senior executives from different industry sectors.
Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) 2018-2021
AEC Group was awarded Green Office Label and Eco-Healthy Workplace Label by World Green Organisation (WGO) for four consecutive years in recognition of our effort to create an eco-healthy workplace.
Hong Kong Green Awards 2015-2021
AEC Group was awarded the Green Management Award - Service Provider - Bronze and Sustained Performance (7 years+) certificate presented by the Green Council, which highly recognize our efforts and achievements in environmental protection and outstanding performance in promoting sustainable development.
BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards 2015-2021
AEC Group was awarded the EcoChallenger for seven consecutive years and 5 Years+ EcoPioneer under BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards in recognition of our efforts in running environmental projects, participating in community projects and promoting environmental protection.
BEAM Plus Certification Ceremony 2019
BEAM Plus Certification Ceremony 2019, co-organized by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) and BEAM Society Limited (BSL), was drawn to a successful close on 5 December 2019. AEC Group is most delighted to announce that the following eleven building projects received awards in the annual Ceremony. These award-winning projects include:
Projects with us as a BEAM Pro:
1. Jardine House [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
2. Alexandra House [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
3. Edinburgh Tower, Gloucester Tower, York House and Landmark Atrium [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
4. Prince’s Building [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
5. One, Two & Three Exchange Square and The Forum [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
6. Hong Kong Pacific Centre [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
7. School for Social Development for Girls at Choi Hing Road, Kwun Tong [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Gold]
8. Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Ma Kam Chan Memorial Primary School (Main Campus) [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 Final Gold]
9. Maxim’s Centre [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Platinum]
10. 28 Aberdeen Street [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 Final Silver]
Other projects (in which we were engaged for BEAM Advisor Support):
11. We Go Mall [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 Final Silver]
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to clients for having us as part of the project team, and our heartfelt appreciation also goes to our colleagues for their unfailing efforts in achieving the project objectives.
2019 class of LEED Fellows
The 2019 class of LEED Fellows awarded by Green Business Certification Inc. has been announced on 22 October 2019. We are proud and honored to announce that Ms. Grace Kwok, our Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group, has become the very first environmental practitioner in Hong Kong to receive the greatest level of professional certification LEED Fellow, and was awarded the honor at the Greenbuild China 2019 held in Shanghai.
Ms. Grace Kwok, an exceptional practitioner and leader within the sustainability and green building community for twenty years, has demonstrated mastery of the technical application of LEED and dedicated her career to sustainability and the green building movement.
Industry Cares 2017-2021
AEC Group has received “3+ Year Award” from the Industry Cares Recognition Scheme organized by Federation of Hong Kong Industries, in appreciation of our active supports and participation in CSR activities.
Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence 2016-2019
AEC Group was awarded the Certificate of Merit under Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence presented by Environmental Campaign Committee. The award recognizes our effort in adopting green management and our outstanding environmental performance within the Servicing and Trading Sector.
BDO ESG Awards 2019
AEC Group received the following awards in recognition of its latest Environmental, Social and Governance Report at the BDO ESG Awards 2019 Presentation Dinner, which was organized by BDO and co-organized by South China Morning Post on 20 Feb 2019.
- Best in ESG - GEM
- Best in Reporting - GEM
Certificate of Merit (Finalist):
- ESG Report of the Year (Newly Listed Companies)
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our colleagues for their unfailing efforts in compiling the report and driving sustainability through our daily operation. Dedicated to inspiring corporate sustainability, we will continue to assist diversified clients in realizing the benefits of sustainable development through our ESG reporting and consultancy services.
HKGBC Towards Low Carbon & Healthy City Award Presentation Ceremony
AEC Group was presented an award in the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) Towards Low Carbon & Healthy City Award Presentation Ceremony on 17 December 2018 in recognition of our participation in the “Health and Wellbeing Study in Offices” earlier this year. This study aims to evaluate the importance and satisfaction level over the factors affecting health and wellness of staff.
BEAM Plus Certification Ceremony 2018
The following eight building projects, in which AEC Group was involved as a BEAM Professional and sustainability consultant, received awards in the BEAM Plus Certification Ceremony 2018 jointly organized by the Hong Kong Green Building Council and BEAM Society Limited on 13 December 2018. These award-winning projects include:
Projects with AEC Group as a BEAM Professional:
- ALTAMIRA - 18 PO SHAN ROAD [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Platinum]
- The Morgan [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Gold]
- Justice Place - Main Wing and East Wing [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 Final Gold]
- Two International Finance Centre [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
- Chater House [BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 (Comprehensive Scheme) Final Platinum]
- Parc Inverness [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Gold]
- SKYPARK [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.1 Final Gold]
- Public Rental Housing Development at Queen’s Hill Site 1 Phases 1 & 5, Fanling [BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 Provisional Platinum]
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to clients for having AEC Group as part of the project team, and our heartfelt appreciation also goes to our colleagues for their unfailing efforts in achieving the project objectives.
2017/18 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme
AEC Group was awarded the 2017/18 Family-Friendly Employers and Special Mention awards presented by the Home Affairs Bureau and the Family Council. The award scheme recognizes employers who attach importance to the family-friendly spirit and encourages them to continue to put in place family-friendly employment policies and practices.
Sustainable Consumption Enterprise Award
AEC Group was awarded the Certificate of Excellence - Sustainable Consumption Enterprise Award organized by Business Environment Council in recognition of our commitment and contribution to sustainable consumption.
Quality Building Award 2018
AEC Group's green building and acoustics consultancy projects won various awards in Quality Building Award 2018:
Green building project
The Avenue - Merit Award under Hong Kong Residential (Multiple Buildings)
Acoustics design projects
18 King Wah Road - Grand Award under Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building - Non-Government, Institution or Community)
H Queen's - Merit Award under Hong Kong Non-Residential (New Building - Non-Government, Institution or Community)
BRE China Annual Event and Awards Ceremony
AEC Group received Pioneering Project Award and Pioneering Professional Award at the BRE China Annual Event and Awards Ceremony in Shanghai on 18 April 2018, in recognition of our efforts in pursuing the first licensed BREEAM In-Use Assessor and bringing a new BREEAM standard to the China and Hong Kong market. We are deeply honored to accept the awards and will continue to help clients achieve sustainability targets through various local and international green building rating tools.
Inaugural BDO ESG Awards
We would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to Fairwood Holdings Limited for winning the Best in Reporting – Small Cap in the inaugural BDO ESG Awards. As the first-of-its-kind awards scheme in Hong Kong, the Awards recognize outstanding companies who have made a positive impact in the areas of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) and aim to raise awareness and provide companies with examples of best practices to fulfil the increasing expectations and requirements on ESG performance and ESG reporting standards.
AEC Group is pleased to participate in preparing this report. We look forward to providing more listed companies with professional ESG reporting and consultancy services in hopes of making a contribution to promoting corporate sustainability among the business community.
2017 Business Excellence Awards: Best Acoustics Consultancy - Hong Kong
AEC Group won the 2017 Business Excellence Awards and was recognized as the Best Acoustics Consultancy in Hong Kong.
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World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 Hong Kong
Co-organized by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 Hong Kong (WSBE17 Hong Kong) was held on 5-7 June 2017 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). During the Gala Dinner held on 6 June 2017, two of AEC Group's green building projects, Towngas Headquarters and Hang Seng Management College, were presented awards; the former was recognized as the project gaining the Highest Score for BEAM Plus Existing Buildings, whereas the latter was recognized as the organization with the most BEAM Plus Final Platinum Projects. We were thankful to our clients for giving us the opportunity to participate in these two green building projects and to make a contribution to creating a sustainable built environment.
BEAM Plus Platinum Project Certification Ceremony 2016
The six building projects, which AEC Group was involved in as the sustainability consultant and BEAM Professional, received award in the BEAM Plus Platinum Project Certification Ceremony which was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Green Building Council and BEAM Society Limited in December 2016. These award-winning projects are:
- Towngas Headquarters [Existing Buildings V1.2 Final Platinum]
- Hang Seng Management College Block B - Sports and Amenities Centre [New Buildings V1.1 Final Platinum]
- Hang Seng Management College Block D - Lee Quo Wei Academic Building [New Buildings V1.1 Final Platinum]
- Greenview Villa [New Buildings V1.1 Final Platinum]
- HSMC Jockey Club Residential Colleges [New Buildings V1.2 Final Platinum]
- Tsang Tsui Columbarium & Garden of Remembrance [New Buildings V1.2 Provisional Platinum]
We will continue to participate in more green building projects in hopes of shaping a more sustainable future for all the stakeholders in the community.