• Hong Kong Green Building Week 2013

    5 September 2013

    The Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) for the first time jointly organise the Hong Kong Green Building Week 2013 (HKGBW 2013) to be held in September, to promote green building development, boost public awareness on green lifestyle and drive behavioural and mind-set change through a series of programmes in collaboration with six green groups and associations.

    GBW 2013Expanding the scope of the Sustainable Building 2013 Hong Kong Regional Conference (SB13 HK) for the industry, the HKGBW 2013 will be held from 7-14 September and is also a part of the “Hong Kong: Our Home” Campaign launched by the HKSAR Government on building positive energy and social cohesion.

    Mr WONG Kam-sing, JP, Secretary for the Environment of the HKSAR Government joined the launching ceremony to announce and introduce the HKGBW 2013 together with Ir LEE Shing-see, GBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of the CIC and Ir Conrad T.C. WONG, BBS, JP, Chairman of HKGBC.

    Ir LEE Shing-see, said: “We are enhancing our efforts in educating the public with the launch of the HKGBW 2013 which is supported by the Environment Bureau and the Development Bureau of the HKSAR Government, as well as other green groups and associations.  I am confident that, with the collaboration of different sectors, the goal of transforming Hong Kong to a green city can be achieved.”

    More information at: www.hkgbc.org.hk/hkgreenbuildingweek2013.

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