BCI Equinox Hong Kong Spotlights ESG-related Practices

BCI Equinox Hong Kong—a boutique architectural exhibition connecting design professionals with leading products, technologies and suppliers—has attracted 371 participants alongside the following 20 exhibitors at the Sky 100 Observation Deck on 22 September 2023:

  • AUB Limited
  • Canica Building Materials Limited
  • Commy Hardware Company Limited
  • Genesis Development Limited (Abet Laminati)
  • Genesis Development Limited
  • Glory Top Building Materials Limited
  • Grohe Hong Kong Limited (Lixil)
  • JS Aluminium Window Group Limited
  • Kwan Tai Engineering Company Limited
  • Legend Contracting & Consultancy Limited (Patio Verde)
  • Mind Body (Asia) Limited
  • Plant Plant Holding Company Limited
  • Rahmen (Asia) Limited
  • Saint-Gobain Weber (Hong Kong) Company Limited
  • Silechannel Company Limited (Silestone/ Dekton)
  • SPL Lighting (Hong Kong) Company Limited
  • Sun Hing Curtain and Canvas Company Limited (Somfy)
  • Tremco CPG Hong Kong Limited
  • ZG Lighting Hong Kong Limited (Zumtobel Lighting)
  • ZG Lighting Hong Kong Limited (Thorn Lighting)

On the same evening, a line-up of 16 speakers took the platform to share their insights on the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements with the built environment. This main theme was streamlined into two topics presented over four sessions by the speakers.

Topic: Balanced mESsaGe

  • Vivian Yeung, Senior Manager, Disclosure & Consulting Sustainability, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd.
  • Vanessa Ho, Co-founder, Lion Rock Heritage Foundation
  • Jack Tang, Founding President, Hong Kong Enterprise Digital Transformation Association
  • Andrew Lau, Director, ESG Advisory Asia Valuation & Advisory Services, Colliers
  • Eugene Ching, Northern Metropolis Taskforce Convener, Chairperson of Planning & Urban Design Committee, HKIA; Director, Leigh & Orange
  • Florence Cheng, Executive Director, Institute of Community Making
  • John Lee, Partner, Corporate Sustainability and ESG Advisory, THINK ESG Limited

Topic: ESG Framework & Solutions

  • Dennis Wu, Founding President, GBA Carbon Neutrality Association
  • Vicky Chan, Founder, Avoid Obvious Architects; Representative of A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Kyran Sze, Chairperson, Chartered Association of Building Engineers Hong Kong Chapter
  • Alejandro Navarro Fernandez, Sales and Marketing Director (Window, Door and Product Expert), Dekovent – Premium Partner of JS Window
  • Grace Kwok, Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council; Chairperson and Executive Director, Allied Sustainability and Environmental Consultants Group Limited
  • CM Jao, Vice Chairperson, Hong Kong Interior Design Association; Co-founder, OFT Interiors
  • Robert Allender, Corporate Decarbonisation Strategist, Energy Use Strategy Advisor; Representative of Royal Institute of Architects Hong Kong Chapter
  • David Morkel, Director, Urbis; Representative of Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationist
  • Gregory De ‘EB, Company Principal, Crown Wine Cellars; Representative of Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationist

Additionally, the event unveiled the event teaser of FuturArc Blue-Green Run, set to take place for the first time ever in the city from 16 November 2023. With proceeds to go to the work of Habitat for Humanity, this 10-kilometre route aims to bring the community together in celebration of blue-green landmarks such as EMSD Building; K11 MUSEA; Kai Tak Sports Park; and Hoi Sham Park. For details, please visit FuturArc website.

BCI Equinox Hong Kong 2023 was supported by the following trade associations:

  • AIA Hong Kong – A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Beam Society
  • British Consulate General Hong Kong
  • Business Environment Council
  • Charted Association of Building Engineers Hong Kong Chapter
  • Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association
  • GBA Carbon Neutrality Association
  • Hong Kong Construction Association
  • Hong Kong Construction Materials Association
  • Hong Kong Green Building Council
  • Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists
  • Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
  • Hong Kong Interior Design Association
  • International Facility Management Association (Hong Kong Chapter)
  • Royal Institute of Architects Hong Kong Chapter
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Architects

Read: BCI Equinox Hong Kong 2022

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