Hong Kong's GreenCo has passed the assessment and will become one of the first organizations in Hong Kong in the ESG advisory industry to have obtained accredited certification to ISO 9001:2015, the latest revision of the International Organisation for Standardisation (standard for quality management systems.
The Director of GreenCo, Max Tsang stated that, "In view of the enhancing regulatory requirements such as the latest HKEx disclosure requirements and gradually ambitious country-wise carbon targets, including the national '30.60 carbon target' of Mainland China, the 2050 carbon neutrality commitment of Hong Kong as well as the requirements of the management and disclosure of climate-related risks by fund managers by Securities and Futures Commission ('SFC'), we are seeing an increasing demand for sound corporate ESG management and carbon management. To facilitate corporations that are more proactive in developing ESG projects and keen to incorporate ESG and climate considerations into operations, GreenCo strives to provide them with the best quality sustainability advisory services."
"Our ESG reporting advisory assists company to build a solid framework with material KPIs for ongoing management, which is in line with the expectations of the investment community for greater transparency in ESG management. For large corporations, a complete and informative ESG report provides further confidence to investors, while for SMEs, an executive summary of ESG policies and achievements would be a good start. With the recently acquired ISO certification, GreenCo has demonstrated its robust project management system and a high level of competence in providing quality support to companies in different sizes with distinction."
The certification adds the assurance that GreenCo's excellent management system creates value for its clients by providing scientific and quality ESG advisory services. GreenCo is confident that it has sufficient resources in place and possessed adequate capacity to deliver consulting solutions that are supported by ISO 9001 Quality Management System.