ESG Resource Hyperlinks 
14/12/2016 
 

(in alphabetical order under each category)
   
International Guidelines / References on ESG Reporting
 
Climate Change Information Request and Water Information Request, published by CDP (www.cdp.net)
 
GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, published by Global Reporting Initiative (www.globalreporting.org)
 
ISO 26000:2010 Guidance on Social Responsibility, published by International Organization for Standardization (www.iso.org)
 
Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (www.oecd.org)
 
Calculation Methods for Environmental KPIs
 
Air Emissions
 
The Clean Air Charter – A Business Handbook, published by The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Hong Kong Business Coalition on the Environment
http://www.cleanair.hk/eng/guidebook/guidebook_eng_r.pdf
 
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 
Carbon Accounting Tools published by the Environmental Protection Department of the Hong Kong SAR
https://www.carbon-footprint.hk/node/52
 
Carbon Audit Toolkit for Small and Medium Enterprises in Hong Kong, published by The University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong
http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/aerc/sme/images/sme_eng.pdf
 
EMFAC-HK Vehicle Emission Calculation Tool by Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”)
http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/environmentinhk/air/guide_ref/emfac-hk.html
 
2014 Emission Factors for purchased electricity within Mainland China, published by Climate Change Info-Net
http://www.ccchina.gov.cn/archiver/cdmcn/UpFile/Files/Default/20150204155537627092.pdf (Simplified Chinese version only)
 
Greenhouse Gas Protocol – Calculation Tools
http://www.ghgprotocol.org/calculation-tools/all-tools
 
Guidelines to Account for and Report on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals for Buildings (Commercial, Residential or Institutional Purposes) in Hong Kong, published by EPD and Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/climate_change/files/Guidelines_English_2010.pdf
 
MOBILE6.1 Particulate Emission Factor Model Technical Description – Final Report, published by the United States Environmental Protection Agency
http://www3.epa.gov/otag/models/mobile6/r03001.pdf
 
Water Consumption and Intensity
 
Guidance for Companies Reporting on Water on behalf of Investors & Supply Chain Members 2015, published by CDP
https://www.cdp.net/Documents/Guidance/2015/Water-reporting-guidance-2015.pdf
 
ESG Resource Providers / ESG Initiatives
  
Hong Kong Government and Related Programmes
 
EPD Carbon Footprint Repository
http://www.carbon-footprint.hk/  
 
NGOs and International ESG Initiatives
 
Linking the GRI Standards and HKEX ESG Reporting Guide

https://www.globalreporting.org/standards/resource-download-center/linking-the-gri-standards-and-hkex-esg-reporting-guide/

 
Business Environment Council
www.bec.org.hk
 
CarbonSmart Programme
www.carbonsmart.hk/en_index.asp
 
United Nations Global Compact
www.unglobalcompact.org
 
United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
www.unpri.org
 
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
www.wtcsd.org