Business Sustainability Index 2019 Result
Centre for Business Sustainability announces today the results of the 5th Hong Kong Business Sustainability Index and the 1st Greater Bay Area Business Sustainability Index. The result reflects the annual business sustainability performance for the financial year ended in 2017-18, based on publicly available information, of the 50 constituents of the Hang Seng Index and the 67 constituents of the Hang Seng Stock Connect Hong Kong Greater Bay Area Index (HSSCBBA) respectively.
Each company was assessed in three major areas, namely CSR Values, CSR Process (comprising CSR management and practices) and CSR Impact against seven stakeholder groups, as well as the company's contributions to economic, social and environmental sustainability. As the technical partner of the project, SGS Hong Kong Limited conducted sample check and verification of the information provided by individual companies.
  • The overall average score of the 5th HKBSI constituents improved by 2.73% compared to the 4th round (observation year of 2018), to 57.54, at the level of Practicer
  • The overall average score of the 1st GBABSI constituents is 45.60, at the level of Explorer.
  • 2 companies achieved Exemplar in the 5th HKBSI out of 50 constituents, the highest score level
  • 1 company achieved Exemplar in the 1st GBABSI out of 67 constituents

2019 Results

See Also: CUHK Business School Press Release

See Also: Index Design and Methodology 

See Also:  4th Hong Kong Business Sustainability Index Result 

The 5th Hong Kong Business Sustainability Index

Top 10

Name Rank Scoring Tier
Hong Kong and China Gas Co. Ltd., The​ 1 Exemplar
HSBC Holdings plc​ 2 Exemplar
BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. ​ 3 Pace-setter
CLP Holdings Ltd. ​ 4 Pace-setter
MTR Corporation Ltd.​ 5 Pace-setter
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. ​ 6 Pace-setter
Hang Seng Bank Ltd. ​ 7 Pace-setter
New World Development Co. Ltd. ​ 8 Pace-setter
Sino Land Co. Ltd. ​ 9 Achiever
Sands China Ltd.​ 10 Achiever

Top 11 to 20 Companies ( In alphabetical order)

Name Scoring Tier
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. Performer
China Mobile Ltd. Achiever
CNOOC Ltd. Performer
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Performer
Hang Lung Properties Ltd.​ Performer
Henderson Land Development Co. Ltd. ​ Achiever
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.​ Performer
Power Assets Holdings Ltd Performer
Swire Pacific Ltd ‘A” Achiever
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Performer

 

The 1st Greater Bay Area Business Sustainability Index

Top 10 Companies

Name Rank Scoring Tier
Hong Kong and China Gas Co. Ltd., The​ 1 Exemplar
BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. ​ 2 Pace-setter
MTR Corporation Ltd.​ 3 Pace-setter
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. ​ 4 Pace-setter
Hang Seng Bank Ltd. ​ 5 Pace-setter
New World Development Co. Ltd. ​ 6 Pace-setter
China Resource Power Holdings Co., Ltd 7 Pace-setter
Sino Land Co. Ltd. ​ 8 Achiever
Sands China Ltd.​ 9 Achiever
Kerry Properties Ltd 10 Achiever

Top 11 to 20 Companies (In alphabetical order)

Name Scoring Tier
Bank of East Asia Performer
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited Performer
China Resource Land Ltd Performer
Hang Lung Group Limited Performer
Hang Lung Properties Ltd.​ Performer
Henderson Land Development Co. Ltd. ​ Achiever
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.​ Performer
Shangr-La Asia Limited Performer
Wharf Holdings Ltd Performer
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Performer

 

Published 19 August 2020