BDO Hong Kong - The inaugural BDO Environment, Social and Governance awards

26 January 2018

The inaugural BDO ESG Awards, organised by BDO Hong Kong with the support of BDO International and BDO China, was successfully held on 25 January 2018 at JW Marriott. The Awards recognises outstanding listed companies in Hong Kong who have made a positive impact in the areas of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) – those who implement outstanding sustainability initiatives.

The top three companies from each of the large market capitalisation (more than HK$30 billion), middle market capitalisation (HK$5 billion to HK$30 billion), small market capitalisation(less than HK$5 billion) as well as companies from GEM were selected as winners in each of the two award categories – Best in ESG Awards and Best in Reporting Awards. Those with the best combined scores in these two categories garnered the ESG Report of the Year Awards.

For more information about the Awards and winners, please view the press release here.

In the afternoon on the same day, a media luncheon was held to share more about the Awards with the media. BDO Hong Kong’s Managing Director of Assurance Clement Chan, Managing Director of Non Assurance Johnson Kong, Director and Head of Business Development and Marketing Andrew Lam, and Director and Head of Risk Advisory Ricky Cheng presented the key findings from the contesting companies. The Awards received wide coverage from various media.


Print news (26 Jan 2018)



Hong Kong Economic Journal – A8, A14

Hong Kong Economic Times – A12

South China Morning Post – B3


Online news



Apple Daily (click to view)

Finet (click to view)

Infocast (click to view)

Quamnet (click to view)

Sina (click to view)

Ta Kung Pao (click to view)

FinanceNachrichten (click to view)

South China Morning Post (click to view)


Official website of the BDO ESG Awards -