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Objective and Background

The Take a “Brake” Low Carbon Action – Corporate Green Driving Award Scheme 2014 is a green initiative convened by Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, organised by Friends of the Earth (HK) and sponsored by the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation. The scheme is fully supported by Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and was first started in 2010. The objective is to encourage people to drive less and adopt green driving habits, as well as to promote low carbon living among non-drivers.

Friends of the Earth (HK) is focusing on the Corporate Sector by encouraging green driving attitudes, such as driving less and incorporating energy saving driving habits for corporate vehicle fleet drivers as well as employees.



  • Encourage your organisation to join the Take a "Brake" Low Carbon Action - Corporate Green Driving Award Scheme.
  • Learn more about our requirements for participation.

Further action will require for your continued support.

  • Pictures of our previous launch event and award ceremonies




  • Raise awareness of options to reduce fleet emissions and private car use.


  • Have measurable results in fuel savings via cost-effective and practical means.



  • Since its inception in 2010, the Scheme has received tremendous support from the corporate sector.


  • Average fuel saving of over 11% was achieved by the participating organisations in the last three rounds.


  • Accumulated reduction in fuel consumption has been 71,500 litres per month.


  • 124,000 employees have been educated in energy-efficient driving practices.


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