Wong Kam-sing, Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (third from the left) presenting the Gold Award to Ms. Carrie Lee, Group Treasurer of OOCL (first from the left) at the awards ceremony. Photo: OOCL
Orient Overseas Container Line is very honored to be the first carrier in the international transportation and logistics industry to receive the Gold Award at the 2017 BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards ceremony held at the Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre on 31 May, 2018.
This distinguished awards program aims to acknowledge outstanding participating organizations for their efforts in promoting environmental and low-carbon best practices in the manufacturing and services sectors in Hong Kong and the Pan Pearl River Delta region following three rounds of assessments by a professional adjudication panel and independent assessors.
Reflecting on OOCL’s achievement for this Gold Award, OOCL Group Treasurer Ms. Carrie Lee said: "This is a remarkable milestone for OOCL to win Gold for the first time and we are very honored to be selected among over 600 eligible applicants participating in the 2017 awards program."
Ms. Carrie added: "As a home carrier in Hong Kong with a global business footprint, we are very proud to do our part protecting the environment in the communities where we operate and to help set an example for other like-minded organizations to also contribute to environmental sustainability. Moving forward, OOCL will continue to grow our business responsibly while achieving the highest levels of operational excellence. "
Over the years, OOCL has been proactively taking on a leadership role in implementing many important initiatives to address global environmental challenges, part of which includes supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), green investments on our assets, development of green IT solutions, as well as Greenhouse Gas management which contributes to the success and comprehensiveness of our overall sustainability profile.