ESG Declaration Statement

Our Commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Principles

At Friends of the Earth (HK), we are dedicated to promoting a harmonious relationship between humans and the environment. We recognise the significance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles in driving sustainable development and are committed to integrating these principles into our operations, advocacy, and community engagement.

Environmental Stewardship

Our Environmental Commitment:

  • We strive for the protection and improvement of the Earth's natural environment.
  • We are actively involved in projects that support urban forestry, carbon reduction, and waste management.
  • We endorse green finance initiatives that encourage sustainable economic growth and environmental responsibility.

Our Actions Include:

  • Organising projects like "Tree Planting Challenge" and "SME ESG Best Practice Recognition Programme".
  • Advocating for effective waste management through our "WasteNo Way - Recycling Programme".
  • Promoting environmental education through workshops and public lectures on sustainable living.

Social Responsibility

Our Social Commitment:

  • We aim to create a more inclusive society by raising environmental awareness and fostering community involvement.
  • We support volunteer services and encourage public participation in environmental protection.
  • We ensure that our activities are accessible to all, regardless of background or ability.

Our Actions Include:

  • Providing educational resources and support to communities for sustainable living practices.
  • Engaging with diverse stakeholders to promote environmental justice.
  • Celebrating our commitment to the community through events like Friends of the Earth (HK) 40th Anniversary Celebration Reception.


Our Governance Commitment:

  • We uphold the highest standards of integrity and transparency in all our operations.
  • We are guided by a dedicated Board of Governors and Advisors who ensure our mission and vision are pursued ethically.
  • We engage in policy advocacy to influence environmental regulations and corporate governance.

Our Actions Include:

  • Publishing annual reports and press releases to maintain transparency.
  • Offering ESG certification courses to promote knowledge in green finance.
  • Collaborating with financial institutions and regulatory bodies to advocate for sustainable practices.

Continuous Improvement

We are committed to continuous improvement and regularly review our ESG strategies to ensure they align with global best practices and the needs of our community. We actively engage with our stakeholders to gather feedback and refine our approach.

Call to Action

Join us in our journey towards sustainability by supporting our cause through donations, membership, volunteer work, or participating in our educational programmes. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the environment and society for a better future.

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