The Green Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, tax-exempt charitable (Ref. No.: 91/6063) environmental stewardship organisation and certification body (Reg. No.: HKCAS-027) of Hong Kong established in 2000 and accredited by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A group of individuals from different sectors of industry and academics shared the vision to help build Hong Kong into a world-class green city for the future. They formed the Green Council with the aim of encouraging the industrial and commercial sectors to include environmental protection in their management and production processes.
With the motto “Conservation begins with Education”, the Green Council is fully committed to continuing education and training on sustainable procurement, environmental management, waste management, energy conservation, etc.