We aim to be a domestic leader in reducing the environmental impact of our daily operations by adopting a smart environmental policy and offering customers a wider range of green business and sustainable finance solutions to promote environmental stewardship.
Sustainable finance: approved 23 green loans with loan amount of HKD7.3 billion in 2021
Annual reduction on electricity consumption by 9.8%1 (as of the end of September 2021)
Annual reduction on GHG (Scope 1 and 2) emission2 by 22.5%3 (as of the end of September 2021)
Transitioning to a greener business model requires investment. We recognise business opportunities while supporting our customers to pursue environmental betterment.
We are committed to conducting our activities in an environmentally responsible manner and developing a range of environmental policy and corporate environmental management practices to promote sustainable development.
Our ambition is to achieve carbon-neutrality for our operations by 2030. Accordingly, we have established targets to reduce our electricity consumption and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions and to source electricity from renewable energy schemes hosted by local providers.
We have also set short, medium and long-term targets for water consumption, paper consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste reduction and recycling.
For details, please refer to the key metrics in our 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report.
As one of Hong Kong’s largest listed companies, we are well positioned to champion environmental stewardship. In 2020, our work in this area has included:
Through training programmes and our internal practices, we empower our staff to act as Green Ambassadors in their associates, families and friends by raising their awareness of environmental issues.
4th quarter of 2021:
3rd quarter of 2021:
2nd quarter of 2021:
1st quarter of 2021: