The Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited (HKGBC) is a non-profit, member led organisation established in 2009 and has become a public body under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance since 2016. The HKGBC’s vision is to help save the planet and improve the wellbeing of the people of Hong Kong by transforming the city into a greener built environment. The Founding Members of the HKGBC include the Construction Industry Council (CIC), the Business Environment Council (BEC), the BEAM Society Limited (BSL) and the Professional Green Building Council (PGBC). Its mission is to lead market transformation by advocating green policies to the Government; introducing green building practices to all stakeholders; setting design, construction and management standards for the building profession; and promoting green living to the people of Hong Kong.
Professional Green Building Council (PGBC)
The PGBC is a non-profit making research and education institute to promote a better sustainable built environment through professional involvement of members from the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILS), the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) and the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS). It brings together professionals to formulate better environmental practices.