7 May 2021: HKGBC “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition 2021

The Hong Kong Green Building Council Launches Hong Kong’s First “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition for Carbon Neutrality

The Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), a non-profit organisation dedicated to transforming the city into a greener built environment, announced today the launch of Hong Kong’s first “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition along with Swire Properties as Principal Partner of the project.

The Competition invites international industry stakeholders, designers, academia, and technology experts to contribute ideas on how to move Hong Kong’s building sector towards carbon neutrality – a net-zero position – for a sustainable future. Winners and shortlisted candidates will be eligible for a total of HK$1.2 million in prize money.

Some world-renowned names are sitting on the influential Jury Panel which include Ms Tanya Cox, Chair of the World Green Building Council; Professor Jiang Yi, Director of the Building Energy Research Centre of Tsinghua University; Mr William McDonough, architect and globally recognised leader in sustainable development and design, and founding partner of William McDonough + Partners; and Ms Meaghan Lloyd, Partner at Gehry Partners, the acclaimed firm founded by Pritzker Prize Laureate Frank Gehry.

About the HKGBC “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition: https://anzideascompetition.hkgbc.org.hk
About the HKGBC: www.hkgbc.org.hk.
About Swire Properties and its SD efforts: www.swireproperties.com.