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ESG Resources Hyperlinks

        (in alphabetical order under each category)  
         
        International Guidelines / References on ESG Reporting
           
        •  CDP - Climate Change 2020 Questionnaire and Water Security 2020 Questionnaire (https://www.cdp.net/en/guidance
           
        Climate Disclosure Standards Board
          - Climate Change Reporting Framework (https://www.cdsb.net/sites/cdsbnet/files/cdsb_climate_change_reporting_framework_edition_1.1.pdf)
          - CDSB Framework for reporting environmental & climate change information (https://www.cdsb.net/what-we-do/reporting-frameworks/environmental-information-natural-capital)
           
        •  DJSI – Corporate Sustainability Assessment for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (https://www.sustainability-indices.com/sustainability-assessment/corporate-sustainability-assessment.html)
         
        •  Global Reporting Initiative - GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (https://www.globalreporting.org/standards)
           
        •  International Organization for Standardization - ISO 26000:2010 Guidance on Social Responsibility (https://www.iso.org/iso-26000-social-responsibility.html)
           
        •  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
          - Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (https://www.oecdwatch.org/oecd-ncps/the-oecd-guidelines-for-mnes/)            
          - G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance (http://www.oecd.org/corporate/principles-corporate-governance/)
           
        •  Sustainability Accounting Standards Board - SASB Materiality Map® (https://materiality.sasb.org/)
           
        •  TCFD – Recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (https://www.fsb-tcfd.org/publications/final-recommendations-report)
           
        •  United Nations Development Programme - Sustainable Development Goals (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300)
           
          Reference materials on specific topics
           
          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
           
          Energy Consumption
           
        CDP Technical Note: Conversion of fuel data to MWh
          https://b8f65cb373b1b7b15feb-c70d8ead6ced550b4d987d7c03fcdd1d.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/cms/guidance_docs/pdfs/000/000/477/original/CDP-Conversion-of-fuel-data-to-MWh.pdf?1479755175
           
        Online conversion calculators
          http://www.onlineconversion.com/energy.htm
          https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.php?page=about_energy_conversion_calculator
           
          Greenhouse Gas Emissions
           
        Carbon Accounting Tools published by the Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”)
          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 by EPD
          http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/environmentinhk/air/guide_ref/emfac-hk.html
           
        Greenhouse Gas Protocol – Calculation Tools
          http://www.ghgprotocol.org/calculation-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
          https://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/sites/default/files/epd/gn_pdf/GN2014P097-2014c-e.pdf  
           
        Grid-based emissions factors for countries/ territories outside Hong Kong by the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies
          https://iges.or.jp/en/pub/list-grid-emission-factor/en
           
        Vehicle Emission Modeling Software - MOBILE6.1, United States Environmental Protection Agency
          http://www3.epa.gov/otaq/m6.htm  
           
        2015 Emission Factors for purchased electricity within Mainland China, published by Climate Change Info-Net
          http://cdm.ccchina.org.cn/archiver/cdmcn/UpFile/Files/Default/20160606120244478242.pdf  (Simplified Chinese version only)
           
          Water Consumption and Intensity
           
        Guidance for Companies Reporting on Water on behalf of Investors & Supply Chain Members 2017, published by CDP
          https://b8f65cb373b1b7b15feb-c70d8ead6ced550b4d987d7c03fcdd1d.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/cms/guidance_docs/pdfs/000/000/225/original/CDP-Water-Reporting-Guidance.pdf?1478544069  
           
          ESG Resource Providers / ESG Initiatives
           
          Hong Kong Government and Related Programmes
           
        EPD Carbon Footprint Repository
          http://www.carbon-footprint.hk/  
           
        ICAC Anti-Corruption Programme – A Guide for Listed Companies
          http://cpas.icac.hk/EN/Info/Lib_List?cate_id=3&id=2330  
           
        ICAC Ethics Promotion Programme for Listed Companies
          http://www.hkbedc.icac.hk/lc/en/  
           
        NGOs and International ESG Initiatives
           
        •  Business Environment Council
          www.bec.org.hk  
           
        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/  
           
        United Nations Global Compact
          www.unglobalcompact.org  
           
        United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
          www.unpri.org  
           
        World Business Council for Sustainable Development 
          www.wbcsd.org  
           
           


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