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

Hong Kong, 19 April 2021 — The Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) announced 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 HKD1.2 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.

Find out more about the competition on “Advancing Net Zero” (ANZ) Ideas Competition website. — Construction+ Online