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The Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards, inaugurated in 2007 , 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) 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 corporate social responsibility & sustainability.

The Award programme aims to:

● Foster the highest standards (i.e. beyond regulatory requirements) in corporate governance, business ethics, board leadership and sustainability in Hong Kong.

● Recognize excellence of corporate governance and sustainability of listed companies that adopt exemplary standards.

● Raise the level of corporate governance and sustainability in Hong Kong by showing best practices and accomplishments of listed companies.

● Promote a strong culture of good corporate governance and sustainability by recognizing companies that have made significant improvements or important contributions to these areas.

Award Categories

Nominations are invited from companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong that demonstrate excellence in corporate governance and /or sustainability in the following award categories :

Awards of Excellence in Corporate Governance

( 1 )Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies

( 2 )Hang Seng Composite Index Constituent Companies

( excluding Category 1 companies )

( 3 )Hang Seng China (Hong Kong-listed) 100 Index Constituent Companies

( excluding Category 1 companies )

( 4 )Others & GEM Companies

( 5 )Newly-listed Companies

( being companies listed within 3 years before the year of award nomination )

* Each candidate company can only choose to enter for one Award category. Companies listed no longer than three years should eneter for Newly-listed Companies category.

Honorable mentions may also be awarded to honour companies with a special commitment and achievement in specific dimension(s) of corporate governance, as stated in the “Judging / Criteria” section of this website.

Awards of Excellence in Sustainability

As part of the overall assessment in giving Awards of Excellence in Corporate Governance, the Judging Panel would consider giving a Awards of Excellence in Sustainability to companies whose performance and achievements in sustainability endeavours achieve an excellent standard. The criteria for Sustainability Excellence is contained in the “Judging / Criteria” section of this website.

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“The Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2020” is now accepting sponsorship from companies and firms who see the value of promoting good corporate governance. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to be recognised among Hong Kong listed companies.

Sponsorship Enquiry :

For sponsorship enquiries, please contact Ms. Karina Leung of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies.
Tel : (852) 2970 0886
Email to karinaleung@chklc.org .